Survey of London: volume 36 - Covent Garden
Covent Garden has a special significance as the birth-place of modern town planning in London. Inigo Jones’s Italianate Piazza, designed in the 1630s for the 4th Earl of Bedford, was unlike anything the capital had seen before, and provided the prototype for the laying-out of London’s suburban estates for centuries to come. Based on a detailed study of the surviving fabric and the Bedford Estate’s archives, this volume recounts the story of the Piazza’s evolution (and eventual redevelopm
Survey of London: volumes 43 and 44 - Poplar, Blackwall and Isle of Dogs
The dockland parish of All Saints’, Poplar, encompasses the ancient hamlet of Poplar itself, the old shipbuilding centre of Blackwall, and the former industrial districts of Millwall and Cubitt Town. Poplar’s story is one of development and redevelopment on both the grand and the comparatively small scale, driven in the nineteenth century by mercantile interests and manufacturing, and after the Second World War by de-industrialization and the obsolescence of the Thames-side docks. The East a
Cardiff Records: volume 3
Includes: select wills from 1470-1778; selections from the muniments of Margam Abbey; Glamorgan county records, including Quarter Sessions records (18th century); parochial records of St John's church (1669-1820) and church memorial inscriptions. It also includes augmentation proceedings (1540-53), plea rolls (1542-74), chancery procedings, and charters and patents supplementary to those in volume 1 (1205-1576).
Survey of London: volume 26 - Lambeth: Southern area
Volume 26 completes the Survey’s study of Lambeth parish, taking in Kennington, Vauxhall, Stockwell and Brixton, and the outlying districts of Denmark Hill, Herne Hill, Tulse Hill and West Norwood. Much of this area is classic suburbia of the later eighteenth and nineteenth centuries — late-Georgian terraces in Kennington; detached and semi-detached villas in Brixton, Denmark Hill and Herne Hill. There are two interesting planned estates: Stockwell Park, a Regency 'rus in urbe', and Angell T
Survey of London: volume 23 - Lambeth: South Bank and Vauxhall
Published to coincide with the Festival of Britain Exhibition of 1951, this volume covers the northern, riverside portion of Lambeth, between Waterloo and Vauxhall Bridges. As well as giving the history of the Festival site itself, the book focuses on the venerable buildings and monuments then scattered among the mostly nineteenth-century houses, dwellings and factories. Chief of these is the Archbishop of Canterbury’s residence, Lambeth Palace, which is described and illustrated in detail. O
The Grey Friars of London
Contains the Register of the convent, which includes a substantial list of monuments in the church and cloister, and documents relating to the history of the London convent and of the Order more widely. The volume has a substantial historical introduction by the editor and an appendix of supporting documents. Originally published as volume 6 of the publications of the British Society of Franciscan Studies.
Survey of London: volume 42 - Kensington Square to Earl's Court
This volume completes the Survey’s study of Kensington. It describes the expansion of building development south and west towards Earl’s Court from the original late-17th-century ‘Old Court Suburb’ around Kensington Square and Kensington High Street. The area has a great variety of house-types and architectural styles: surviving 1680s houses in Kensington Square; brick-and-stucco Regency terraces in and around Edwardes Square; George & Peto’s large and flamboyant Flemish-inspired brick
The records of St. Bartholomew's priory & St. Bartholomew the Great, West Smithfield: volume 2
The post-Reformation history of the church and parish. Includes a detailed account of the fabric of the church, its monuments and memorials, and parochial records. Also contains a chronological account of the church and its rectors. Substantial appendices detail the nineteenth-century restoration of the church building.
Staffordshire Historical Collections, vol. 4
Contains: Staffordshire Plea Rolls and Final Concords for the reign of Henry III (1216-72); the cartulary of the Augustinian priory at Ronton; the history of the parish of Church Eaton and its constituent manors.
Registrum Statutorum et Consuetudinum Ecclesiae Cathedralis Sancti Pauli Londiniensis
The collected statutes, charters, privileges, customs and other documents relating to St Paul's cathedral in London, from the earliest years of the church until the nineteenth century. Much of the text is in Latin, some of which is given an English translation.
The Cartulary of Holy Trinity, Aldgate - London Record Society 7
Charters and other documents from the Augustinian priory of Holy Trinity (also known as Christ Church). It includes documents for the period 1042-1426.
Survey of London: volume 24 - The parish of St Pancras part 4: King's Cross Neighbourhood
Describes the area around King's Cross as far north as Camden Town, and includes descriptions of the new St Pancras church and the Foundling Hospital.
Survey of London: volume 19 - The parish of St Pancras part 2: Old St Pancras and Kentish Town
Part 2 details Old St. Pancras and Kentish Town, and includes accounts of St. Pancras Old Church and the Royal Chapel of St. Katharine.
KS3/4 Modern Foreign Languages: Assessment for Learning & Peer Assessment
These two Teachers TV programmes explore strategies for incorporating Assessment for Learning (AfL) into the Modern Foreign Languages (MFL) classroom, with a particular focus on peer assessment. The message is that, when embedded in practice, this improves pupils’ independence and confidence in knowing how to progress in MFL.
The Manuscripts of Lincoln, Bury St. Edmunds etc. - Fourteenth report, Appendix; part VIII
Describes the manuscript collections of the Corporations of Lincoln, Bury St. Edmunds, Great Grimsby and Hertford, and of the Deans and Chapters of Lichfield and Worcester cathedrals. Information on modern document locations is derived from the 'Guide to the Location of Collections' (HMSO, 1982).
Acts of the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland 1638-1842
An edition of the legislation of the Church of Scotland, prepared by a committee of the Church Law Society, convened by Thomas Pitcairn.
Acts & Proceedings of the General Assemblies of the Kirk of Scotland, 1560-1618
The proceedings and legislation of the Church of Scotland in the first decades after the Reformation. Originally published in three parts plus an appendix between 1839 and 1845, it is here given in one.
Calendar of the Manuscripts of the Dean & Chapter of Wells: volume 2
The second part of the report on the Wells muniments describes: escheator's, communar's and fabric accounts (14th-16th centuries); act books (15th-18th centuries) and over 900 charters. Information on modern document locations is derived from the 'Guide to the Location of Collections' (HMSO, 1982).
Survey of London: volume 5 - St Giles-in-the-Fields, pt II
Surveys the notable buildings of the parish, including the church of St Giles-in-the-Fields, the hospital of St. Giles, and Freemasons' Hall. Lincoln's Inn Fields is covered in volume 3.
Survey of London: volume 1 - Bromley-by-Bow
Describes the parish of Bromley, including the church of St. Mary, the manor houses, and the Old Palace of Bromley. The Introduction gives a detailed account of the circumstances in which the Survey was founded.