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Bristol Burgesses Index Volumes 1 to 21. 1557-1995

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The Burgess Books of Bristol record the names of thousands of men (and occassionally women) admitted to the freedom of the city in an almost unbroken sequence from 1557 to 1995. For more information, please click here to see an article located elsewhere on this website.

These books effectively comprise 23 Volumes, although they are actually numbered from 1 to 21, with Volumes 1 and 3 each comprising of two parts.
 

  Vol 1: 5th Oct 1557 to 5th Aug 1587

  Vol 1A: 26th Aug 1587 to 2nd Jun 1599

  Vol 2: 29th Sep 1607 to 23rd Oct 1651

  Vol 3A: 20th Nov 1651 to 16th Apr 1662

  Vol 3B: 21st Apr 1662 to 8th Feb 1690

  Vol 4: 10th Feb 1690 to 29 Sep 1705

  Vol 5: 1st Oct 1705 to 26th Sep 1713

  Vol 6: 30th Sep 1713 to 16 Jan 1727

  Vol 7: 18th Jan 1727 to 11th May 1732

  Vol 8: 8th Aug 1732 to 19th Oct 1739

  Vol 9: 19th Oct 1739 to 22nd Dec 1743

  Vol 10: 22nd Nov 1743 to 27th Jan 1749

  Vol 11: 9th Feb 1749 to 18th Feb 1755

  Vol 12: 19th Feb 1755 to 24th Dec 1759

  Vol 13: 29th Dec 1759 to 10th Feb 1768

  Vol 14: 10th Feb 1768 to 1st Oct 1774

  Vol 15: 1st Oct 1774 to 24th Aug 1780

  Vol 16: 24th Aug 1780 to 20th Sep 1786

  Vol 17: 30th Sep 1786 to 28th Sep 1812

  Vol 18: 30th Sep 1812 to 12th Oct 1818

  Vol 19: 23rd Oct 1818 to 13th Sep 1828

  Vol 20: 29th Oct 1828 to 28th Sep 1830

 Vol 21: 10th Dec 1830 to 19th May 1995