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The Portishead Pancake Money - A history of the Chappell Charity

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The history of Portishead and a 300 year old Charity.

The Portishead Pancake Money tells the story of Portishead, Somerset, and its people over the last 300 years as seen through the national and local events which shaped the Katharine Chappell Charity; i.e:- the aftermath of the Civil Wars: the operation of the Poor Law; the enclosure of Portishead; the coming of the railway and dock; the Coal and Clothing Clubs of Victorian times.

The book, in A4 format with 62 pages, includes 6 pictures, 2 maps and 2 diagrams, and is a mine of information for those interested in local and family history. In addition to the fascinating story of the charity it contains the names of recipients of the doles from 1766 to 1848, all known tenants and trustees of the charity, details of rents received, volume of stone extracted from the Fore Hill quarry, and amounts of dole moneys distributed related to present day values.

The book is in excellent condition throughout apart from a small coffee stain and the top of page 18 and of page 19.

Item details

Author(s):
Haysom, John
Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
1995
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
095258980X
ISBN-13:
9780952589808
Number of pages:
56
Publisher:
J.F. Haysom
Title:
The Portishead Pancake Money - A history of the Chappell Charity

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The history of Portishead and a 300 year old Charity.

The Portishead Pancake Money tells the story of Portishead, Somerset, and its people over the last 300 years as seen through the national and local events which shaped the Katharine Chappell Charity; i.e:- the aftermath of the Civil Wars: the operation of the Poor Law; the enclosure of Portishead; the coming of the railway and dock; the Coal and Clothing Clubs of Victorian times.

The book, in A4 format with 62 pages, includes 6 pictures, 2 maps and 2 diagrams, and is a mine of information for those interested in local and family history. In addition to the fascinating story of the charity it contains the names of recipients of the doles from 1766 to 1848, all known tenants and trustees of the charity, details of rents received, volume of stone extracted from the Fore Hill quarry, and amounts of dole moneys distributed related to present day values.

The book is in excellent condition throughout apart from a small coffee stain and the top of page 18 and of page 19.

Author(s):
Haysom, John
Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
1995
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
095258980X
ISBN-13:
9780952589808
Number of pages:
56
Publisher:
J.F. Haysom
Title:
The Portishead Pancake Money - A history of the Chappell Charity

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