Anthony Hewitson, who transcribed the diary of Lawrence Rawstorne, published only selected entries and does not specify whether dates not included were omitted by the transcriber or by the diarist himself. Where the entries do not deal with Preston Hewitson’s editorial notes are generally followed. For background information about the diary see Introduction and for information about Rawstorne see his biography.
Lawrence Rawstorne’s diary entries for June 1684
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5 Went to Lawrence Halliwell’s , in Houghton, & return’d to Preston., & at Ancor wth Sr Roger Bradshaigh.
6 At march & at Penwortham. Dyned at Will Tomlinson’s wth Sr Roger.
7 At Preston, and at Sam Halstead’s wth Brother ffle, Mr. Benjamin Houghton, Mr. fferrers & other townsmen.
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10 At Preston. Heard Mr. Layfield, vicar of Croston. Was at Tirler’s wth Brother and Coz. ffleetwood and Sr. Edw. Golding.
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14 At Preston & at Tirler’s & Swansey’s wth Brother ffleetwood & others.
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16 Went to Blackbourne: our Regt. met there. Lodged at Mr. Ja. Bolton’s.
17 At Blackburne. Dyned wth Mr. Ja. Bolton.
18 At Blackburne. Dyned with Mr. Wilkinson.
19 At Blackbourne. The souldiers dismist. Dyned with Mr. Ogle, & went to Hollins.
20 Dyned at Hollins & went to Newhall & Hen. Southworth’s. Called at Haslingden, & returned.
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25 At Swansey’s at Bowles, where we dyned, 17 of us.
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29 At Preston Church. Heard ye Vicar and receiv’d the Sacramt.
30 At Cork’s with Mr. Wall, jun., and Coz Hamilton.