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These volumes are a record of the Chamber's activities and a reflection of life in Stratford-upon-Avon. They typically include notes on leases of Corporation property; trade regulation; lawsuits concerning the Corporation; appointment of officials and refusal to service office; and names of people admitted to the almshouse. Mention may also be made of significant events within the Borough such as fires

Related material

For a rudimentary subject-index to BRU2/2-5 1593-1734 see Halliwell, pp. 66-116.