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Quarter sessions records for family historians

J. S. W. Gibson

Quarter sessions records for family historians

a select list

by J. S. W. Gibson

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Published by Federation of Family History Societies in Plymouth .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Court records -- England -- Catalogs.

  • Edition Notes

    Text on inside cover.

    Statementcompiled by J.S.W. Gibson.
    ContributionsFederation of Family History Societies.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsKD228.7
    The Physical Object
    Pagination32p. ;
    Number of Pages32
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20032950M
    ISBN 100907099157


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