Reference numberRBO/7/102
Alternative reference numberRBO.7.253
TitleConcerning the description of particular parishes in County Durham by John Adams
DescriptionAdams had been employed in compiling a survey of England - here he would like the opinion of the Society about his work on Durham
Concerning the parish of Houghton-le Spring: lists the rectors of Houghton-le-Spring from 1432 to 1677; details of charitable work; of the boundaries; the soil, collieries, wood, water; about the demography and topography of the area
Read to the Royal Society on 21 December 1698
Extent7 sides
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Access statusOpen
Related records in the catalogueCLP/16/30
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