The will and inventory

Description

View William Corbett's will and the inventory of his house and shop. For each page, you can see images of the original documents, as well as a transcription, which has links to information about each book mentioned in the inventory.

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William Corbett's will - image and transcription
The will of William Corbett, Stationer (bookseller) in Newcastle Upon Tyne. Click the image to enlarge, and read the transcription below.

Inventory page 1 - image and transcription
Page 1 of the inventory of William Corbett's house and shop - the hall, buttery and parlour. Click the images to enlarge, and read the transcription below.

Inventory page 2 - image and transcription
Page 2 of the inventory of William Corbett's house and shop - the parlour (cont'd), the high chamber, and the east shop. Click the image to enlarge, read the transcription below, and follow the links to find out more about the books listed.