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Matlock & Matlock Bath : Lists Through the Centuries
Gifts & Aid to the King, Fines, Licences, Taxes, Land Owners, Hardship, School Charity, Police, Magistrates


Organized by century. Some lists contain less than five names, so are grouped on one page of Shorter Lists.

Click on any list and all the others are linked to it, so navigation is easy. Have a look at the section in the next century 'just in case' as, where the list is very short, someone may included under a later century.

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16th Century Lists & Before
Shorter Lists:
{ 14thc Lay Subsidy
{ A List of "Alehouses, Innes, and Tavernes," in the Year 1577 *New*
{ Lists containing less than five names: High Constables | Petty Constables | The County Forces : General Musters | A Muster for Spanish Invasion*New*
17th Century Lists
Shorter Lists:
{ Vills & Freeholders of the Wirksworth Hundred of Derbyshire, 1633
{ Lists containing less than five names: Derbyshire Visitation, 1611 | The Conventicle Acts | Religion Under the Commonwealth
Ayd to King Charles I - the "Forced Loan", 1627
Free and Voluntary Present, 1661 - Contributions to the gift to King Charles II
Hearth Tax Assessments, 1670 - Often referred to as Chimney Tax
Recusant Fines, 1681-2 - Those who didn't conform to the Anglican church
18th Century Lists
Shorter Lists:
{ Licences for badgers, drovers, hucksters and swailers etc
{ Lists containing less than five names: The Toleration Act | Meeting Houses
Court Quarter Sessions, 1773 - 1800 *New*
Game Duty Lists, Gentlemen's and Gamekeepers' Certificates, 1785 - 1799 *New*
Horse Tax Register, 1785
19th Century Lists
Shorter Lists:
{ List of Subscriptions for the Erection and Support of the Intended DERBYSHIRE INFIRMARY, 1805 *New*
{ Lists containing less than five names: Deserter Index Extracts | Derbyshire County Councillors | Lunacy Returns, 1828
Volunteer Infantry Lists: Roll I. Militia (1809) | Matlock, Dethick and Lea Volunteers | Wirksworth Battalion (1803-8)
Matlock School Charity, 1814
Matlock, All Saints' School: Admissions Register, sample of entries 1895-8 | School Log Book, sample of entries 1875-9
Arrivals at Matlock Bath, 1820-1850: European Royal families and nobility, British politicians, academics, clergy, members of the British aristocracy and upper and middle classes of society.
Before the Board at Bakewell, 1838 - 1841
Manorial Records, Extracts from 1851
Items delivered to Matlock Railway Station, 1851
Subscription for the relief of the Cumming children, 1852 *New*
Contributions to the Patriotic Fund, 1854 *New*
Matlock Cricket Club, 1857 - 1900, players and officers *New*
Owners of Land, 1873
Church Fundraising, 1886 - 1895 *New*
Rebuilding Derby General Infirmary - Fundraising in May, 1891 *New*
Game Duty Lists, Gentlemen's and Gamekeepers' Certificates, 1800 - 1852 *New*
Keeping Law and Order :
New Constables for Matlock, 1844 | Magistrates for the County | J.P's | Sheriffs | Deputy-Lieutenants | County Police
Vaccination Cases - August 1898 *New*
20th Century Lists
Matlock Bath Men Serving King and Country, 1914
Matlock Station Staff, 1911 - 1966, A - J *New*
Matlock Station Staff, 1911 - 1966, K - Y *New*
Elsewhere in the web site:
The Wolley Manuscripts, Matlock
Documents from the Middle Ages relating to Matlock
Matlock References - Links to libraries and ROs

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