An Historical Account of the Ancient Town and Port of Wisbech, in the Isle of Ely, in the County of Cambridge: And of the Circumjacent Towns and Villages, the Drainage of the Great Level of the Fens, the Origin of the Royal Franchise of the Isle of Ely &c. ...

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The Town of Wisbech from the North Brink to face the Title
20
Causes leading to the decay of the original Outfall at Wisbech
22
The effect of the Cut at Littleport Chayre
28
Ancient proceedings of Commission ers of Sewers
30
The alteration in the course of the Nene by Bishop Mortons Leam
39
Application for a general Drainage o the Level
41
Undertaking by the Earl of Bedford
44
Act of 15th Charles II for constitu ting a Corporation to settle the Drain age of the Level
47
Division of the Great level into three Districts
51
As to the Middle and South Levels
53
As to the North Level
59
Plan of the proposed Bridge and Embankment at Sutton Wash
80
The Board of the Bedford Level Corporation
83
The Isle of
85
How it became entitled to its privileges
88
Its defence against William the Con
93
How the King obtained possession
95
How it became a Bishoprick
96
On Counties Palatine and Fran chises
102
The Officers of the Isle
105
The present state of the Isle
108
The names of the Chief or High Bailiffs of the Isle
109
Ancient and present state of the Town of Wisbech
111
The ancient Castle
123
Transactions relative to Wisbech
132
Account of the Trinity Guild
143
Dissolution of the Guild
162
King Edward VIths Charter
174
Proceedings of the Body Corporate
187
after the Charter
195
Defence of the Isle of Ely in the time of the Civil War
220
Return of a Burgess to Parliament
226
Mode of electing Capital Burgesses
228
The Church
234
The Parish Register
271
The Bridge
277
The Guild Hall
283
The Grammar School
285
The Gaol
292
The Shire Hall The Market Place
295
The Corn Exchange
298
The News and Billiard Rooms The Cattle Market
299
The Custom House
300
The Port
301
The Canal
313
The Workhouse
315
Public Charities
316
Other Charities
320
Religious Establishments
335
34? District Committee for Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge
342

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