Economic history

Records of commerce and trade, taxation, population and property.

Feet of Fines

Final concords for Lancashire, Lincolnshire, Sussex and Yorkshire. 13 volumes.

Lay subsidy records

Records of this occasional wealth tax (13th to 16th centuries). 8 volumes.

Catalogue of Ancient Deeds

A catalogue of the ancient deeds held by The National Archives. 6 volumes.

Port, trade, bridge and customs records

Records for London and Bristol (15th to 18th centuries.) 8 volumes.

Wills and inventories

 6 volumes.

Quarter Sessions records

Records of the periodic courts of quarter sessions. 5 volumes.

Markets and Fairs, to 1516

Gazetteer of markets and fairs and database of borough market privileges. 2 volumes.

Chamber accounts of the sixteenth centuryLondon Record Society, 20

Some of the earliest surviving financial sources for the City of London, being two accounts of the chamberlain for the period 1584-6.

Hearth Tax records

Seventeenth-century hearth tax sources for London. 2 volumes.

City of London tithe assessments1638-72

Transcribed assessments for seventeenth century tithes, for the City of London parishes of All Hallows Honey Lane, St Pancras Soper Lane and St Mary Le Bow. Produced by the IHR/Birkbeck/Cambridge 'People in Place' project (2003-6).

Records of residence

 2 volumes.

Dictionary of Traded Goods and Commodities, 1550-1820

A dictionary of nearly 4,000 terms found used in documents relating to trade and retail in early modern Britain. It represents part of a larger dataset produced by the Dictionary Project at the University of Wolverhampton, by whose kind permission it is reproduced here.

Four Shillings In The Pound Aid 1693/4The City of London, the City of Westminster, and Metropolitan Middlesex

The assessments raised for this tax raised by Parliament to fund King William's European warfare. It was produced by the 'Metropolitan London in the 1690s' project, based at the CMH.

Richard Hutton's complaints bookThe notebook of the Steward of the Quaker workhouse at Clerkenwell, 1711-1737

The notebook of the steward of a radical eighteenth-century experiment in co-operativism, from a MS held in the archives of the Friends' School, Saffron Walden. By permission of the London Record Society.

Staffordshire Historical Collections, vol. 11

Contains: extracts from the Plea Rolls for Staffordshire for 1-15 Edward III (1327-41); final concords for 1327-1547; the cartulary of the Augustinian priory of Trentham.

The Barrington Papers, volume 1Publications of the Navy Records Society, vol. 77

Selections from the papers of Admiral the Hon. Samuel Barrington. They include: his early Order Books; a private letter book; his Journal, and several other papers. Together they relate to the period from 1747 to 1799.

The church in London 1375-1392

Details ecclesiastical property and the taxation of the clergy in the City of London. Also included are Acta of William Courtenay, Bishop of London. By kind permission of the London Record Society.