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Transcript of the Abberley Court Roll 8th Oct 1483

Below is a transcript of the Abberley Court Roll of 1483.  Do you recognise any of the names, places, lanes or fields that are mentioned?  If so then please contact us. If you haven’t already, please follow this link to read Heather Rendall’s blog relating to this document. With thanks to Kevin Down, palaeographer and … Continue reading

Research on the Abberley Court Roll 1483

Research on the Abberley Court Roll 1483

Anyone fortunate enough to have seen Heather Rendall give her talk on Owain Glyndwr in December will know how knowledgeable and enthusiastic she is about our local history.  She has been carrying out a lot of research work relating to Abberley, and in particular has been deciphering a court roll dating back to 1483.  She has kindly … Continue reading

Researching at The Hive and more!

Lisa, one of our intrepid research team members, has written this account of the day she spent researching Abberley’s history at The Hive, and also includes some previous experiences… Some short months ago when the days were much warmer and longer, I arranged for 3 of us to visit the medieval library of Worcester Cathedral, to … Continue reading

Nearly time to rummage in the Archives!

Nearly time to rummage in the Archives!

There’s just two more days until the Abberley Lives team visit Worcestershire Archives & Archaeology Service in their new home at the Hive in Worcester. We shall be meeting with Su Vale, Outreach Assistant, who will introduce us to the mysteries of searching inventories, ordering documents, handling original archives and, most enigmatic of all, operating … Continue reading