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24 Sep 2021, 8:30 a.m.
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September's #DocumentOfTheMonth is this entry in the Churchwardens' Accounts for St Mary and St Margaret Church . The entry, dating from 1706, details the payment for the ringing of the church’s bells to signify the coronation of Queen Anne. A transcript of the entry can be found below:

“The Acount of John Chattocke and William Bilson Being c[h]appell officers for the yeare 1706

p[ai]d for Ringing at the quines crounation -0-1-0”1.

Read the full article on the Showcase section of our online catalogue, Warwickshire's Past Unlocked at the following link: http://archivesunlocked.warwickshire.gov.uk/calmview/showcase.aspx

Image courtesy of Warwickshire County Record Office, DRB105/10.

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