Manuscript History of Hastings and St Leonards Vol 6

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Index to Contents of Volume Six 1856-57[edit]

This is a transcription of the index to Thomas Brandon Brett's Manuscript History of Hastings & St Leonards vol 6.[1]

Chapter Fifty Five: St.Leonards 1856 Page 1[edit]

St.Leonards Commissioners' Meetings
Voluntary rate and generous gifts
St.Leonards Mechanics' Institution
The Queen's Royal St.Leonards Archers
The fashionable season
Bankruptcies, Dissolutions, etc.
Moreing versus Troup
Storms, Gales and high tides
Balls, concerts & other entertainment
School notes
Church matters
Accidents, Curiosities
Peace with Russia
Parochial meetings
Cemetery Tenders
Consecration, etc.
Vaccinations Facts and Petitions
Cure for small pox
"Anti-Humbug" versus "Anti-Prejudice"
Municipal matters
Various Occurrences.

Chapter Fifty Six: Hastings 1856 Page 27[edit]

Town Council meetings
Town Clerk & Borough Surveyor (Assertions & Denials)
The Court of Record
Election of Mayor
Meeting of Burgesses
Town Council meetings
Mr. Eldridge’s Fine
Political Independence
Mechanics Institution
The Literary Institution
The Fishery & other matters
Hastings Regatta
A case of
Conviction for
Sale of Land, etc.,
Church matters
School items
Inquests and Particular Deaths
Entertainments & other Amusements
Accidents
Murder of a Hastings Gaoler
Curiosities
Discoveries on the East Hill
Archaeological Discovery
The Banking Testimonial
Proclamation and celebration of Peace
The Chewton Memorial.

Chapter Fifty Seven: St. Leonards 1857 Page 74[edit]

Commissioners Meetings
Vestry meetings in 1857
St.Leonards Church, St.Leonards Schools
National schools
Mechanics Institution
St.Leonards Mechanics' Institution
Archery meetings
Fashionable Gatherings
Balls, dinners, evening parties etc.
Wesleyan items
Lifeboat & Humane Society
Lifeboat established
Accidents & Injuries
Chapel
St Mary Magdalen Church
Sermons & other matters
Novelties and Eccentricities
East Sussex election
The Postal Imbroglio
Postal & Boundary Dispute.

Chapter Fifty Eight: Hastings 1857 Page 138[edit]

Town Council meetings
Inquests and Particular deaths
East Sussex Representation
The Country & Borough Elections
Hastings & Manchester Elections
Defeat of the Peace-at-any-Price Party
Parliamentary Prospects
Election of a Speaker
Speakers in Ancient Times
A Trophy of the Russian Wars
Meeting of a Brotherhood & Guestling
Ancient Local Records
Vestry Meetings
Nose pulling case
Failure of the Bank
Holy Trinity Church
Church Matters
Testimonials etc.
New bells for St Clements Church
Public Schools
Mechanics & Literary Institution
The Fishery
Collisions & Disasters
Wrecks & Fatalities
The Regatta
Accidents
Dinners, suppers, etc.
The Mayor's dinner
Press opinions
Various items.

Document Scan[edit]

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