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Records of the Halifax Waits


1608 4th week August - payd which was given to the wattes of Hallefax by mr maiores appoyntment xijd Newcastle, Chamberlains' Account Books TW: 541/21, f243v From REED Newcastle

1608-1609 March - Item the 3 day to the waits of Hallifax at mr major commande ijs vjd Carlisle, Chamberlains' Accounts CCRO:/CA/4/1, [38v-39v] Cumbria Record Office CA/4/9, From REED, Cumberland, Westmorland, Gloucestershire.

1609-1610 15th March - Item given to the Hallifax fidlers by my master's appointment xijd Shuttleworth of Gawthorpe From REED: Lancashire.

1613-1614 16-27 May - given to the waites of Halifax xijd Carlisle, Chamberlains' Accounts CCRO: CA/4/1, [f 4v] Cumbria Record Office CA/4/9, From REED, Cumberland, Westmorland, Gloucestershire.

1615-1616 after 8 November - Item given the waytes of Hallifax ijs Household accounts of Thomas Walmesley 1. LRO: DDPt 1, f [48] From REED: Lancashire.

1617-1618 geauen to the wates of hellefax xijd Carlisle, Chamberlains' Accounts CCRO:CA/4/2 f [42]* (Disbursements) Cumbria Record Office CA/4/9, From REED, Cumberland, Westmorland, Gloucestershire.
  geauen to musetions of hellefax at the dinner at Besse Parker ijs f [53v]* Cumbria Record Office CA/4/9, From REED, Cumberland, Westmorland, Gloucestershire.

1627-1628 Item given to the waits of Hallifacke at mr maior command 0-1-0 Carlisle, Chamberlains' Accounts CCRO: CA/4/2, f [138] (Disbursements) Cumbria Record Office CA/4/9, From REED, Cumberland, Westmorland, Gloucestershire.

1628-1629 11 Aprille - Item given the wates of Hallifax the xjth of Aprille xijd Household Accounts of Thomas Walmesley 9. LRO: DDPt 1, f [14] From REED: Lancashire.

1630-1631 4 March - giuen the wayetes of Hallifax xijd Household Accounts of Thomas Walmesley 11. LRO:DDPt 1, f [13v] From REED: Lancashire.

1633 4 December - Warden paid ijs to Halifax waites   Coventry, Chamberlains' and Wardens' Account Book II CRO: A7(b) Coventry City Record Office (CRO), from REED Coventry.

Compiled by Pamela Radford.



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