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A walk through some of the Western counties of England

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Richard Warner

Bath: R. Crutwell. Sold by GG & J Robinson, London: Paternoster Row. illus., maps, 226 pp.

Prepared by Michael Steer

The book is an entertaining account of its author's rambles through Somerset, into Devon and on to Cornwall. Rev. Richard Warner (1763 - 1853) was a clergyman and writer of a considerable number of topographical books based on his walks and his interest in antiquarianism. He was minister at All Saints in Bath in 1794, from then on publishing books for both interest and profit. Based in Bath he was able to investigate the many local antiquities as well as via his lengthy walks through the Westcountry, and published many articles as well as two books on that city. He was at St James church, Bath until 1817. This rare and much sought-after book was produced digitally from a copy held in the Bavarian State Library, Munich, collection that can be downloaded from https://books.google.co.uk/books, with a search by either author or title. Google has sponsored the digitisation of books from several libraries. These books, on which copyright has expired, are available for free educational and research use, both as individual books and as full collections to aid researchers. The index focuses primarily on Devonshire and the surname list is presented in sections.

 
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Acland family 74
Anjou, Margaret of 168
Anne, Queen 122
Bastard, Mr 189
Bath, Earl of 115, 117
Bourchier family 117
Brionis, Baldwin de 167
Bulmer 115
Camden 115, 119, 188-9
Champernoun family (Champernowne) 188-9
Champernoun, Rawlin 189
Clifford family 178
Clifford, Lord 181-2
Courtney family (Courtenay) 167-8
Courtney, Hugh de (Courtenay) 168
Courtenay, John 167
Courtenay, Thomas 167
Davy, Mr 115
Edward I 115
Edward III 115, 159, 167, 201
Edward VI 192
Elizabeth, Queen 115
Fitzarine, Barons (Bourchier) 117
Fuller 152
Gibson 115
Grandison, John de 200
Grenville, Bevil 136
Grenville family 134-6
Grenville, Sir Thomas 124
Henry I 115
Henry VI 167
Henry VII 168
Henry VIII 189
John, King 200
Johnson 200
Martin, de, Barons 189
Orchard, Colonel 130
Pole, Cardinal 168
Pomeroy, de, family 192
Pomeroy, Radulphus de 192
Prowse, John 130-134
Redvers, de, family 167
Richards, Anne 114
Richards, John 144
Rolle, Lord 200
Rolle, Robert, armg, 122
Selkirk, Alexander 128
Seymour family 193
Somerset, Duke of (Seymour) 193
Southwell, Mrs 173
Tanner 188
Templer, __, Esq 194-5
Tours, Martin de 115
William I (the Bastard) 167, 192
Wrey, Sir Bourchier, Bt. 117
Zouche, de la, family 187