17th Century Archives - The Past on Paper

We’ve spotted this impressive 17th Century Burchatt Family Bible coming up for sale at Bloomsbury Auctions on the 11th June 2015. It contains a lovely Family register with dates ranging between 1609 and 1669. Our Facebook follower Rachel Willis has provided us with the following transcript: John Burchatt the sonn of Thomas Burchatt baptised January […]

Something to keep me busy over the next few days, an Indenture from Bolton (or Bolton in le Moores as it was here) between John Fforbes and Margrotte…well I haven’t worked out the surname yet. Any fans of transcribing old hand writing very welcome to give this a stab! (Click to enlarge)