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Records of Social and Economic History

This series exists to publish primary sources that aid the study of social and economic history – proving particularly valuable as a means of publishing material that does not fall within the scope of any one local record society

Chair: Professor Julian Hoppit FBA

Britain possesses one of the most remarkable sets of records of economic and social history in the world – a continuous series of cartularies, revenue-rolls, account books, personal diaries and correspondence, relating to all kinds of agricultural, urban, domestic, industrial, commercial and demographic subjects. This series publishes primary sources that aid the study of social and economic history, with the original series containing nine volumes (published 1914–1935). In 1970, the British Academy established a new series, in light of the increasing interest in this type of history, with these volumes published by Oxford University Press.

The majority of the volumes are available in the 'Records of Social and Economic History' collection. Some older volumes are available in the 'OUP / British Academy' collection, from Oxbow Books and other retailers, or they are out of print.

Older publications in the new series

The Diary of Ralph Josselin, 1616-1683 (Volume 3)
Editor: Alan Macfarlane
ISBN: 0-19-725955-3 hbk (1976, out of print)
ISBN: 978-0-19-726103-3 pbk (1991)

Warwickshire Grazier and London Skinner 1532-1555 (Volume 4)
Editor: N W Alcock
ISBN: 0-19-726008-X hbk (1981)

The Cartulary of the Knights of St. John of Jerusalem in England: Secunda Camera, Essex (Volume 6)
Editor: Michael Gervers
ISBN: 0-19-725996-0 hbk (1982, out of print)

The Early Records of Medieval Coventry (Volume 11)
Editor: Peter R Coss, with Trevor John
ISBN: 978-0-19-726038-8 hbk (1986)

Markets and Merchants of the Late Seventeenth Century: The Marescoe–David Letters, 1668–1680 (Volume 12)
Editor: Henry Roseveare
ISBN: 0-19-726052-7 hbk (1987, out of print)
ISBN: 978-0-19-726106-4 pbk (1991, out of print)

The Warwickshire Hundred Rolls of 1279–80: Stoneleigh and Kineton Hundreds (Volume 19)
Editor: Trevor John
ISBN: 0-19-726122-1 hbk (1992, out of print)

Lordship and Landscape in Norfolk, 1250–1350: The Early Records of Holkham (Volume 20)
Editor: William Hassall and Jacques Beauroy
ISBN: 0-19-726093-4  hbk (1993, out of print)

The Books of Assumption of the Thirds of Benefices: Scottish Ecclesiastical Rentals at the Reformation (Volume 21)
Editor: James Kirk
ISBN: 978-0-19-726125-5 hbk (1995, out of print)

Charters and Custumals of the Abbey of Holy Trinity, Caen, Part 2: The French Estates (Volume 22)
Editor: John Walmsley
ISBN: 978-0-19-726137-8 hbk (1994)

The Cartulary of the Knights of St. John of Jerusalem in England, Part 2: Prima Camera, Essex (Volume 23)
Editor: Michael Gervers
ISBN: 978-0-19-726138-5 hbk (1996)

Lower Ecclesiastical Jurisdiction in Late-Medieval England: The Courts of the Dean and Chapter of Lincoln, 1336–1349, and the Deanery of Wisbech, 1458–1484 (Volume 32)
Editor: L R Poos
ISBN: 978-0-19-726245-0 hbk (2001, out of print)

Surveys of the Estates of Glastonbury Abbey, c. 1135–1201 (Volume 33)
Editor: N E Stacy
ISBN: 978-0-19-726253-5 hbk (2001)

Matthew and George Culley: Travel Journals and Letters, 1765–1798 (Volume 35)
Editor: Anne Orde
ISBN: 978-0-19-726275-7 hbk (2002)

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