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Derbyshire Record Society 

The society was established in 1977 to publish texts, monographs and pamphlets relating to the history of the county. Anyone interested in the society's aims is welcome to join; payment of a small subscription entitles members to buy any number of publications at a substantial discount (a very good deal DCB). Titles currently available ( in 1991) are listed below:

The Diary of James Clegg of Chapel en le Frith, 1708-55. Ed. Vanessa S. Doe. Hardbound, Three parts, 1978-81. 

The set 24 (members 18) pounds; individual parts 8 (members 6) pounds each. 

The Building of Hardwick Hall. Ed. David N. Durant and Philip Riden. Hardbound. Part 1: The Old Hall (1587-91), 1980. 7.50 (members 5) pounds. Part 2: The New Hall (1591-98), 1984. 15 (members 10) pounds. 

William Wooley's History of Derbyshire. Ed. Catherine Glover and Philip Riden. Hardbound, 1981. 15 (members 10) pounds. 

Derbyshire Hearth Tax Assessments 1662-70. Ed David G Edwards. Hardbound, 1982. 15 (members 10) pounds. 

The Derbyshire Gentry in the Fifteenth Century. By Susan M.Wright. Hardbound, 267 pages, 1983. 15 (members 10) pounds. 

**DCB: I enjoyed this book, it is entirely based on original sources, anyone studying or researching 15th century Derbyshire requires this book. It provides invaluable background for the place and time, and researchers will love the extensive notes, bibliography, and appendices. **

George Sitwell's Letterbook, 1662-66. Ed. Philip Riden. Hardbound, 1985. 15 (members 10) pounds. 

Derbyshire Feet of Fines, 1323-1546. Calendared by H.J.H.Garrant. Introduction by Carole Rawcliffe. Hardbound, 1985. 15 (members 10) pounds. 

Chesterfield Parish Register, 1558-1635. Edited by Philip Riden and others. Hardbound, two parts, 1986, 1990. The set 30 (members 15) pounds.

William Senior's Survey of the Estates of the First and Second Earls of Devonshire c.1600-28. Edited by D.V.Fowkes and G.R.Potter. Hardbound, 1988. 18 (members 9) pounds. 

The Derbyshire Lead Industry in the Sixteenth Century. by David T.Kiernan. Hardbound, 1989. 25 (members 10) pounds. 

**DCB: I greatly appreciated this book since I descend from Derbyshire lead miners.** 

The Butterley Company, 1790-1830. By Philip Riden.. Hardboun, 1990. 18 (members 9) pounds. 

A Glossary of Household, Farming and Trade Terms from Probate Inventories. Comp. Rosemary Milward. Paperbound, 3rd ed. 1986 2.50 (mebers 1.50) pounds.

The Nottingham & Derby Railway Companion (1839). Facsimile ed. withi intro. by J.B.Radford. Paperbound, 1979. 2.50 (members 2) pounds. 

How to Trace your Ancestors in Derbyshire. By Philip Riden. Paperbound, 1982. 2.50 (members 2) pounds. 

The Derbyshire Papist Returns of 1705-6. Ed Richard Clark. Paperbound, 1983. 3 (members2) pounds. 

The Diary of Joseph Jenkinson of Dronfield, 1833-43. Ed.Kathleen M.Battye. Paperbound, 1987. 4.50 (members 3) pounds. 

Derbyshire Pedigrees: An Index to the Holdings of Derby Local Studies Library. Ed Richard Clark. Paperbound, 1984. 3 (members 2) pounds. 

Members' orders despatched post free (in UK?): non-members please add 1.50 pounds per hardbound title, 50p per paperbound title. Private orders must be accompanied by a remittance payable to the Derbyshire Record Society and sent to the Treasurer, 9 Caernarvon Close, Chesterfield S40 3DY (as of 1994) . 

**When I searched Library of Congress catalog for "feet of fines" **

**I found these but there are MANY more. **

Author: England. Court of Common Pleas. 
Title: Abstracts of feet of fines relating to Wiltshire for the reign of Edward III / edited by C. R. Elrington. 
Published: Devizes [Eng.] : Wiltshire Record Society, 1974. 
Description: viii, 224 p. ; 25 cm. 
Series: Wiltshire Record Society ; v. 29 
LC Call No.: DA670.W69 W52 vol. 29 KD8850.W52P74 
Dewey No.: 942.3/1 s 346.423/10438 942.3/1 s 344.23106438 19 
ISBN: 0901333069 : 14.00 
Notes: Includes bibliographical references and index. 
Subjects: Fines and recoveries -- England -- Wiltshire. Wiltshire (England) -- Genealogy. 

Other authors: Elrington, C. R. (Christopher Robin), 1930- 
Series Entry: Wiltshire Record Society (Series) ; -- v. 29. 
Control No.: 75312060 //r936 

Title: A Calendar of the feet of fines for Buckinghamshire, 1259-1307 : with an appendix, 1179-1259 / edited by Anita Travers. 
Published: [Aylesbury, Bucks.] : Buckinghamshire Record Society, 1989.
Description: xvi, 153 p. ; 26 cm. 
Series: Buckinghamshire Record Society ; no. 25 
LC Call No.: KD8850.B82 T73 1989 
ISBN: 0901198242 
Notes: Spine title: Buckinghamshire feet of fines, 1259-1307. Title on half t.p.: Feet of fines for Buckinghamshire. Includes bibliographical references and index. 
Subjects: Fines and recoveries -- England -- Buckinghamshire. 
Land tenure -- England -- Buckinghamshire -- History -- Sources. 
Civilization, Medieval -- 13th century -- Sources. 
Civilization, Medieval -- 12th century -- Sources. 
Buckinghamshire (England) -- Genealogy. 

Other authors: Travers, Anita. 
Other titles: Buckinghamshire feet of fines, 1259-1307. 
Feet of fines for Buckinghamshire. 
Series Entry: Buckinghamshire Record Society (Series) ; -- no. 25. 
Control No.: 90151730 //r96 

Author: England. Court of Common Pleas. 
Title: Abstracts of feet of fines relating to Wiltshire, 1377-1509 / edited by J.L. Kirby. 
Published: Devizes : Wiltshire Record Society, 1986. 
Description: xv, 248 p. ; 24 cm. 
Series: Wiltshire Record Society ; v. 41 
LC Call No.: DA670.W69 W52 vol. 41 KD8850.W52P74 
ISBN: 0901333182 Notes: "Records of the Court of Common Pleas"--Introd. Includes bibliographical references and index. 

Subjects: Fines and recoveries -- England -- Wiltshire. Civilization, Medieval -- Sources -- Abstracts. Wiltshire (England) -- Genealogy. 

Other authors: Kirby, J. L. (John Lavan) 
Series Entry: Wiltshire Record Society (Series) ; -- v. 41. 
Control No.: 92193051 //r96 --------------------------------------------------------------------

This is for informationally purposes only, things change without notice, HTMLized by David C.Blackwell [email protected], May 1996. 72 Center St. Groveland, Mass. 01834 Blackwell Notebook 

Also see the Derbyshire Family History Society (DFHS) and the Derbyshire Archeological and Natural History Society (DANHS) and its Journal. I send American Express Travelers UK pound checks from the USA with my orders.

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