Archdeaconry Depositions (ERO D/ABD5)

20.11.1629 (Friday 20 November 1629)

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(from transcript) re seats in Great Yeldham church depositions speak of a decent and comely seat below the ministers desk where he read divine service which seat until within half a year has always employed for churchings marriages and christenings and the midwife and her company when they come with any child to be christened did usually sit now pulled down mr Harlakenden also built a seat so did Robt Purcas Robt Plumb