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Newlyn and Mousehole were renowned as centres of the Cornish fishing trade. Fishing was the major employer here in the 17th and 18th centuries.

The Bolsover Colliery Company was established in 1890 and initially sank a colliery to the Deep Hard coal at Bolsover.

The Blacksmith's Shop at Hardwick Colliery (Holmewood).

The Hook family came to Snodland in 1854 as the new owners of the paper mill.

In 1939 the Corby Urban District Council was established, separating from the Kettering Rural District Council and taking responsibility for housin

Seven wills and seven inventories survive from this period which is dominated by the Loker family of Andwell, tenants of Winchester College at the

Fourteen wills, 15 inventories and two accounts of administration have been transcribed for this decade.

Hamerton was a paper miller at Hook Mill in Newnham.  He was a co-partner in the business with Robert Parker who was bankrupt at the time of Hamert

Probate records for 29 Old Basing residents survive for this period comprising 18 wills, 23 inventories, one court paper and two sets of accounts.

For this decade a selection of 18 probate records comprising 12 wills, 12 inventories and one renunciation have been chosen from the available mate

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