The Berkshire Record Society

Registered Charity No: 1027976

President: Mr James Puxley, Lord-Lieutenant of Berkshire

Chairman: Professor Ralph Houlbrooke

General Editor: Dr Peter Durrant


Volume 8 Cover

Newbury Kendrick Workhouse Records, 1627-1641

Edited by Christine Jackson

Published by Berkshire Record Society in 2004

ISBN: 0 9524946 8 X

The detailed account book of the workhouse set up under the will of John Kendrick to provide for cloth workers suffering hardship as a result of the decline in the cloth trade. Contains much information about cloth-making in Berkshire.

Contents

Foreword v
Abbreviations vi
Introduction vii
Editorial Note li
Illustrations liii
NEWBURY KENDRICK WORKHOUSE ACCOUNTS, 1628-1633 1
WORKHOUSE ACCOUNTS AND INVENTORIES, 1627-1636 203
LIST OF DEBTS OWING TO THE WORKHOUSE, 1641 225
Glossary 226
Index 233