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Charter of Henry VI 1433
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Charter of Henry VI 1433

Museum Ref No: DC-PL/A/1/5/1
Charter or Henry VI 1433, held at Dorset History Centre (DC-PL/A/1/5). Charter granting the fortification of the town and creating Poole as a Port of Staple at the expense of Melcombe Regis which was unable to protect merchants' shipping due to its small population. Associated documents: Letters Patent (DC-PL/A/1/5/1); 17th century copy of a petition dated 1432/3 requesting the fortification of Poole and to grant it the Port of Staple because the population at the port of Melcombe Regis was too small to defend it (DC-PL/A/1/5/2). Transcription from 'Story of Poole: Vol. 1' by H. P. Smith
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Charter of Henry VI 1453
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Charter of Henry VI 1453

Museum Ref No: DC-PL/A/1/6/1 and DC-PL/A/1/6/2
Charter of Henry VI 1453, held at Dorset History Centre (DC-PL/A/1/6). Charter granting the privilege of holding a market on Thursday and two annual fairs on the Feast of the Apostles Philip and James [1 May] and the seven days following and All Souls Day [2 Nov] and the following seven days, with the right to hold a court of Pie Powder to settle any disputes arising from the market or fairs. Associated documents: Letters patent (DC-PL/A/1/6/1); 19th Century translation of the 1453 Henry VI charter with contemporary amendments (Dc-Pl/A/1/6/2); Extract from a copy of the charter of Henry VI 1453, with a memoranda regarding the ownership of property, mentioning John Keynes, William Lapp, Thomas Hayward and Thomas Cudie on the reverse, accompanied by a modern transcription (DC-PL/A/1/6/3) Transcription of 19th Century translation by Marjorie Ellis, edited by Gary Edwards.
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Charter of Henry VI 1453

Museum Ref No: PLA 942.337
History of the Borough and County of the Town of Poole by H. P. Smith, Poole, J. Looker Ltd., vol. 1 1948. Illus. Pages 193-195.
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Charter of James II 1688
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Charter of James II 1688

Museum Ref No: DC-PL/A/1/16
Charter of James II 1688, held at Dorset History Centre (DC-PL/A/1/16). On 27 Jun 1683 James II issued a writ of Quo Warranto calling upon the Mayor to show what authority the Borough had to exercise its privileges. No new charter was granted during his reign. On 15 Sep 1688 James II granted Poole a charter which the burgesses refused to accept because of many encroachments into their liberties. A new charter was issued on 8 Dec 1688 completely restoring the ancient privileges. Associated documents: Letters patent - Restoring the privileges granted in the 1666 charter of Charles II (DC-PL/A/1/16/1); Undated copy of the Charter of James II (DC-PL/A/1/16/2).
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Charter of William Longespee 1248
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Charter of William Longespee 1248

Museum Ref No: DC-PL/A/1/1/1 and DC-PL/A/1/1/2
Charter of William Longespee, held at Dorset History Centre (DC-PL/A/1/1). Charter granting the burgesses of Poole all manner of liberties and free customs including their goods free from toll; to elect six burgesses and a port reeve; and to hear breaches of measures and assize six times a year at Poole. Associated documents: 1791 copy with translation by John Lester (DC-PL/A/1/2); 19th century copy with translation (D1/2477). Transcription from 'History of Dorset' by Rev. John Hutchings.
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Charter of William Montacute 1371
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Charter of William Montacute 1371

Museum Ref No: DC-PL/A/1/3/1 and DC-PL/A/1/3/2
Charter of William Montecute, held at Dorset History Centre (DC-PL/A/1/3). Charter confirming the Longspee Charter and also granting additional privileges including fines, such as defaults of assize of bread and amerciaments of measures, formerly paid to the lords of the manor, to be paid to the burgesses of Poole, with a contribution to the steward of Canford and an annual sum of 14s 2d to the Lord of Canford Manor; the portreeve to become mayor and the rights to gather fuel granted in the wastes of Canford and Poole. Associated documents: 1791 Latin copy with English translation by John Lester (DC-PL/A/1/3/2). Inspeximus of Arthur Plantagenet 1526, held at Dorset History Centre (DC-PLL/A/1/10), confirmed the details of the William Montacute Charter and in addition exempted the Major, Brethren, Bailiffs and Burgesses of Poole, and all their possessions and liberties by land and sea, from the jurisdiction of the Admiral of England. Transcription from 'History of the Town and County of Poole' by John Sydenham.
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Children at classroom desks;
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Children at classroom desks;

Museum Ref No: H3g_0001
Chidren at classroom desks, St. Mary's R.C. School, Poole? 1956/1957
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Christian Science Church, Parkstone
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Christian Science Church, Parkstone

Museum Ref No: PPS260336p6
Photograph of re-modelled Christian Science Church in Parkstone, Poole and Parkstone Standard 26th March 1936
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Christmas Dinners
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Christmas Dinners

Extract from The Poole Pilot January 1868
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Christmas Dinners
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Christmas Dinners

Extract from The Poole Pilot January 1868
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