Catalogue of documents belonging to the borough of Droitwich by Walter de Gray Birch

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The oaths of the borough officers, preserved in a Droitwich minute book, of the time of Charles II, add some further details of the municipal executive. The bailiffs served all warrants and held the assizes of bread, beer and victuals, punished brawlers and swore to make just account and to see 'that the pit goes straight,' and that none occupy.

Droitwich Spa (often abbreviated to Droitwich) is a historic spa town in northern Worcestershire, England, on the River is located approximately 22 miles (35 km) south of Birmingham and 12 miles (19 km) west of y: England.

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Droitwich is famous for the salt obtained from its brine springs, or wyches, to which it probably owes its name and pre-Norman origin.

In medieval times the springs belonged to the kings; the town’s first royal charter () was granted in return for a yearly rental of £ for the springs. The health resort became more important than salt manufacturing inwhen the brine was used to.

Droitwich was the name of a constituency of the House of Commons of England inand again fromthen of the House of Commons of Great Britain from to and of the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom from to It was a parliamentary borough in Worcestershire, represented by two Members of Parliament untiland by one member from Replaced by: Kidderminster and Evesham.

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From late Saxon times onwards, documentary evidence shows that Droitwich salt rights were owned by the Crown, the Church, and other high status individuals.

At this time the town was called 'Wich' and it is the place mentioned most frequently in the Domesday Book. Instantly compare. MOT prices to find the best deal in Droitwich. You can search for, compare and book the best.

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The manor afterwards seems to have been lost by the church of Evesham, and to have been restored to it in by Wulfgeat, when his son Aelfgeat became a monk at Evesham. A history of St Peter's Church, Droitwich, Worcestershire, England, from Saxon times to the present day.

Edward Winslow, Pilgrim Father, was baptized at St Peter's Church, Droitwich, in This book contains many descriptions of the church monuments, made by a contemporary of Winslow - Thomas Habington - in the early : Paul Jones L.R.P.S. Droitwich AED. 85 likes.

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D The first of a proposed three volume series, reporting on six excavations carried out in Droitwich between and The town has been a centre for the large-scale production of salt from the Iron Age until the early part of this century.

This industry was based on the brine springs of exceptional purity and strength that naturally occurred in the area of the town. Droitwich is a town in northern Worcestershire, England, on the River Salwarpe. The town is arranged on enormous stores of salt, and salt has been extricated there since antiquated times.

The characteristic Droitwich salt water contains 2½ lbs. of salt every gallon ten times stronger than ocean water and just matched by the Dead Sea. The Borough of Droitwich was England’s major salt producing centre. It was named 12 times in the Domesday Book, making it the most frequently mentioned town.

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Your browser is out of date. It has known security flaws and may not display all features of this and other websites. Learn how to update your browser. Here and there the peculiar customs of a shire or a borough will be stated, and incidentally the services that certain tenants owe to their lords may be noticed.

But all this is done sporadically and unsystematically. Our record is no register of title, it is no feodary, it is no custumal, it is no rent roll; it is a tax book, a geld book.

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The borough of Droitwich was England's major salt producing centre and is the most frequently mentioned place in the Domesday Book.

Many manors and villages in Worcestershire, Herefordshire, Shropshire, Warwickshire, Gloucestershire and Oxfordshire had rights in the Droitwich Salt Works. 4th International Mail Art in Droitwich Spa 1 – 29 JulyDroitwich library. Droitwich Arts Network invited the artists from our French twin town, Voiron, to participate in a Mail Art Exhibition.

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