West Riding of Yorkshire ballot for the election of the Register, Wakefield 1809


An Alphabetical List of the Nobility, Clergy and Gentry who balloted at Wakefield on Monday the 6th of November, 1809, and five following days for a Register for the West Riding of Yorkshire. Candidates, Johnson Atkinson Busfeild, Esq. and Francis Hawksworth, Esq.  Arranged from the Scrutator’s Book, under the direction of Mr. J. Foljambe, Secretary to the Scrutators. Printed for John Hurst [Wakefield]  [1809/10] 1st edition 8vo.

vii, 80pp. Re-bound in black quarter leather gilt with marbled paper covered boards [late 20th century], a  very good copy for its age. A scarce surviving original copy although the British Library has produced a reprint. Although most names are in alphabetical order, Peers and Knights are laced first under each letter.     apr27/2