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Lancashire Family History From Rochdale Book Company


Memoir of John Kay of Bury, County of Lancaster, Inventor of the Fly-shuttle, Metal Reeds etc.

By Lord, John:

Rochdale, James Clegg, 1903, 4to, pp. xix, 174, ( 1 ). Portrait frontis. and numerous other illustrations including 2 folding pedigrees. One of only 300 large paper copies. Original cloth, spine a little faded and very lightly rubbed, occasional foxing, but good, sound condition. Neat name inside.


History of the Pilkington Family of Lancashire and its Branches, from 1066 to 1600.

By PILKINGTON, Lieut.-Colonel John:

Liverpool, Privately Printed for the Author, 1912, folio, pp.xvi, 310, with numerous illustrations and a folding genalogical chart in a pocket at the front of the book. Third and best edition, greatly enlarged from previous editions. Appendix B in particular contains 80 documents relating to the Rivington branch of the family. Original dark red cloth, bevelled edges, a few faint fox marks to fore-edge, but a superb, clean copy. Heavy, so may require extra postage.


Records of a Lancashire Family from the XIIth to the XXth Century.

By SHAW, R. Cunliffe:

Preston,1940, pp. xiv,304, numerous illustrations. Spine a little faded, but a good, sound copy in the original cloth of this substantial volume on the Lancashire Shaws. Two large folding pedigrees at the back of the book, one of which is a little creased from mis-folding. Prevous owner's label on rear endpaper. Heavy so may require extra postage. Tel;01706 658300.