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From: Sharon Oddie Brown <>
Subject: Re: [S-I] Derry Corporation Minute Books (1673-1901) on PRONI..FYI
Date: Tue, 24 Apr 2012 07:28:13 -0700
Thanks for the reminder of this.
Sharon Oddie Brown, Roberts Creek, BC, Canada. History Project:
On 24/04/2012 2:30 AM, D H wrote:
> This is the earliest volume of Derry Corporation minutes which covers the period from 3rd February 1673 to 30th July 1686.
> Note that the old style Julian Calendar - which uses the 25th March as the first day of each year - is used in the minute books up until the first day
> of 1752, when the new style Gregorian Calendar, which commences on the 1st January, was adopted by the British Empire.
> Few seventeenth century records relating to Derry have survived. The first minute book in this collection records the development of the city
> following the Ulster Plantation and the sieges of 1649 and 1689. References reveal the concerns of the Corporation for the safe keeping of the City.
> The first meeting recorded in the volume details an order which was made for the payment of 20 shillings, quarterly, to Edward Cooper for keeping the
> locks and keys of the City Gates in order. http://www.proni.gov.uk/index/search_the_archives/derrycorporationarchive-3.htm
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