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The historic site known as Beaumont Quay is an important survival showing the nature of the small quays and wharves that were once very common and

Loddington is a very small rural settlement and civil parish in east Leicestershire with a population of less than 100.

Eight wills and eight inventories together with one set of accounts survive for this period.

Five wills and four inventories survive for this period, all from HRO, reflecting a mixed farming economy of sheepa nd crops.

Nine wills and seven inventories survive for this period. the earliest two were written in Latin.

The first tranche of this probate material from the years 1544-1560 is posted here and includes 10 wills and 7 inventories.

Thirty-two wills and twenty-nine inventories from the parish of Cliddesden from 1541-1700, have been transcribed by the Wills Group of the New Vict

Coal mining and clay extraction have shaped the size and character of present day Ibstock.

Newnham was a sizeable village situated on the London clay just north of the Hampshire chalk downs. In this period it was mainly agricultural.

Four wills and two inventories survive from this period.