City of Chester

City of Chester, 1612

City of Chester, 1612

City of Chester, 1793

Census Abstract, 1821

Samuel Lewis, Topographical Dictionary of England, 1845

City of Chester, 1874


7 October 1309: Jurata intr Hugone’ le Mercer de Cestr’ quer’; & Rad’m de Wetenhale de pl’ito tans ponitr in resp’cu vsq’ ad px’m Com’ p def’cu iurator qa nullus venit  I’o prceptu’ est vic’ q’d h’eat corpa eor ad px’m Com’ & prtr illos tot & tales &c’ exact’ jo Idem Hugo p attorn’ suu’ optulit se verss Will’m & Ran’ fr’es Rad’i de Wetenhale, Joh’em fil’ Joh’is de Wetenhale  Rad’m de Fouleshurst  Marger’ de Wetenhale  Henr’ de Okleston’, Ric’m Fust de Acton’  Ric’m de Sleepe, & Ric’o de Kelsale de pl’ito qare ip’i simul cu’ Rad’o de Wetenhale, Nich’o fr’e eis  Madoco +Medico+ iuniore  Joh’e le Creper & Will’o sruient’ Madoci Medici vi & armis Auic’ vx’em ip’ius Hug’ apud Crue inuenta’ rapueru’t & abduxeru’t & bona & catalla ip’ius Hug’ ad valenc’ decem libr’ ibidem inuenta cepu’t & asportaueru’t & alia enormia &c’ conta pacem &c’  Et ip’i exacti ad +hu’c+ Com’ pimo, no’ veniut. I’o exigantr s’cdo exact’ iiijto Idem Hugo p attorn’ suu’ optulit se verss Madocu’ Medicu’ iunior’ +redd’ se pison’+, Joh’em le Creper & Will’m sruientem Madoci Medici de eodem pl’ito. Et ip’i exacti ad hu’c Com’ qarto; no’ veniu’t. I’o exigantr qinto & vtlagentr


7 April 1879: Deserters from Her Majesty’s Service: A reward of from 5s to 20s is offered for the apprehension of Thomas Williams, [Reg. No:] 1899, 11th Foot; [born:] Atherton, Cheshire; [trade] whitesmith; [age] 19½; [size:] 5[ft] 7½[in]; [hair:] brown; [eyes:] hazel; [face:] fresh; [coat & trousers:] plain; [date of desertion:] 8 March 1879 [at] Chester; [marks & remarks: blank];

John Carroll, [Reg. No:] 1898, 11th Foot; [born:] London; [trade] joiner; [age] 21; [size:] 5[ft] 6[in]; [hair:] brown; [eyes:] blue; [face:] fresh; [coat & trousers:] plain; [date of desertion:] 8 March 1879 [at] Chester; [marks & remarks:] tattooed on arms; recruit;

Alfred Burton, [Reg. No:] 1343, 11 Foot; [born:] Walsall; [trade] painter; [age] 20; [size:] 5[ft] 5[in]; [hair:] sandy; [eyes:] blue; [face:] fresh; [coat & trousers:] regimental; [date of desertion:] 14 March 1879 [at] Chester; [marks & remarks:] off furlough;

Thomas Bailey, [Reg. No:] 1173, 22nd Foot; [born:] Chester; [trade] labourer; [age] 20; [size:] 5[ft] 6½[in]; [hair:] dark brown; [eyes:] brown; [face:] dark; [coat & trousers:] regimental; [date of desertion:] 20 March 1879 [at] Dublin; [marks & remarks:] took waistbelt and park of reg. nec.;

Frederick Archer, [Reg. No:] 1900, 11th Foot; [born:] Ringley, Warwick; [trade] clerk; [age] 24; [size:] 5[ft] 8½[in]; [hair:] dark brown; [eyes:] grey; [face:] fresh; [coat & trousers:] regimental; [date of desertion:] 30 March 1879 [at] Chester; [marks & remarks: blank]


November 1923: News of Old Girls: Nancy Gamble Walker (1917) is living in Chester, and helping in the management of the Café which her people opened some years ago

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