A Catalogue of Westminster Records
( CITY OF WESTMINSTER ) SMITH, J.E.
Published: Published for the Vestry by Wightman & Co., 1900
Stock code: 3698
4to., Sole Edition, with 49 fine full-page facsimiles; boards, half vellum, uncut, covers somewhat age-marked else a very good, clean copy of a scarce work.
The catalogue covers Churchwardens' Accounts from 1256-1868, Overseers' Accounts from 1561-1846, Rate Books, Poor and Watch Rates, Vestry Minutes and Letter Books, with numerous extracts in each case. An Appendix details the Inventories of the Goods, Jewels and Ornaments in the Church of St. Margaret, 1511, 1572, and 1614-15. John Edward Smith, author of numerous standard works of the history of Westminster, was sometime Clerk to the Vestry.