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Friday, 6 February 2015

Glasscock's Notes and Gleanings (5)

MSS Book.  Notes and gleanings from various places in Herts and Essex

Author: J L Glasscock Jnr (covers 1882 – 1925)

[Folio 37]
Magdalen Laver, Essex
With Essex Archl Soc Sep 21 1911.
Saw the register but did not notice any Glascocks. Joseph Clapp was Rector there in 1753 in which year his dau Catherine was bap’ there.  There are other Clapp entries. …

[Folio 38]
Sheering Book of Rates and Accounts 1680. This old book was offered for sale to me (May 1914) & I was instrumental in getting its returned (by a payment from the Rector of Sheering to the owner) to its proper place the Church Chest of Sheering –
Although dated on the Cover 1680 the date of entry on the first page is 1683 when Christopher Wrastler & William Madle were chosen Churchwardens & John Holmstead gent, & John Waller were chosen overseers for ye poore. […]

[Folio 44]
With Essex Arch Socy to Kelvedon
Saw the parish registers for a few minutes …

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