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Wills: Valuable Resources

Publications by Margaret McGregor.

Issue 9 May 2008 "Decoding a Will" by Margaret McGregor from Bristol Record Office
Edited by Margaret McGregor.

Historical Record Society vol. 58
Bedfordshire Wills proved in the Prerogative Court of Canterbury 1383-1548
Edited by Margaret McGregor.
1979 ISBN 0 85155 0401

Bristol Record Society’s Publications vol. XLIV
Tudor Wills Proved in Bristol 1546-1603
Edited by Sheila Lang and Margaret McGregor.
1993 ISBN 0 901538 14 0

Bedfordshire Historical Record Society vol. 72
Bedfordshire Historical Miscellany: Essays in Honour of Patricia Bell
Pgs. 116 – 128 “Astry and Orlebar Correspondence from the Ashton Court Papers (1709-1721)” by Margaret McGregor.
1993 ISBN 0 85155 055 X

Bristol Apprentice Book:
1994 ISBN 0 907466 07 09
Transcribed by Margaret McGregor for the Bristol and Avon Family History Society
1) 1566-1573
2) 1573-1579
3) 1579-1586
4) 1586-1593

Short articles

Journal of Bristol and Avon Family History Society:
Journal No. 122 Dec. 2005
“The ones that tried to get away – teenage runaways c. 1680”
Journal No. 125 April 2006
“The plague comes to Bristol.”
Journal No. 65 Sept. 1991
“Parish, Chapelry & Hamlet: the Bitton area and its records”

Women’s Employment
June 1973: “Archive Work” by Margaret McGregor, assistant archivist County Records Office, Bedfordshire.
Bedfordshire Magazine
Winter 1971: “Christening and Childhood in Bedfordshire”
Autumn and Winter 1975: “Bedfordshire Verse … and Worse”
Summer, Autumn and Winter 1979: “Music in Bedfordshire” [also articles on “Death & Burial” and “The Conquest Family”]

Forest Footsteps (Journal of Royal Forest of Dean FHS)
No.2 Winter 1990/1: Apprenticeship Records + A Case History [re apprenticeships]
No. 32 Summer 1998: Forest Marriage Strays in Bristol
No. 33 Nov. 1998 & No. 34 Spring 1999: Servants to Foreign Plantations