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By Ann Kussmaul

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In rural England sooner than the economic Revolution humans quite often married once they weren't busy with paintings. Parish registers of marriage as a result shape a tremendous and cutting edge resource for the learn of monetary switch during this interval. Dr Kussmaul employs marriage dates to spot 3 major styles of labor and possibility (arable, pastoral and rural commercial) and extra importantly to teach the long term alterations in fiscal actions throughout 542 English parishes from the start of nationwide marriage registration in 1538. No unmarried old panorama emerges. as a substitute A normal View of the agricultural financial system of britain, 1538-1840 maps the adjustments in financial orientation from arable via neighborhood specialization to rural industrialization and explores how those alterations had implications for the level of inhabitants development within the early smooth interval. Dr Kussmaul's examine provides a view of early sleek English financial heritage from a distinct perspective.

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62 Outhwaite, 'Age at Marriage', p. 63; Elliot, 'Marriage Licenses', p. 287. 60 36 A general view of the rural economy of England larly experienced a great increase in the number of extraparochial marriages in the decades before 1753, with the number dropping sharply after that date. 63 Wormleighton, Warwickshire, shows a similar pattern. It was one of the depopulated Midland parishes of the fifteenth century, and became a compact and efficient sheep ranch in the sixteenth century. 64 From the start of marriage registration, a tiny number of marriages was recorded there: eleven in 1601-40, eight in 1661-1700.

First, there is the curious case of the aversion to marry in May. I leave the dilemma to others of finding a common 72 Wrigley a n d Schofield, Population History of England, p . 2 9 3 . 4. The register is in the Suffolk Record Office, Ipswich. 74 C h a r l e s w o r t h , e d . , Registers of the Chapel of Horbury.

14 Holderness, 'East Anglia', pp. 234-5. 15 John Lawrence sang the praises of stall feeding at the beginning of the nineteenth 12 century, in both New Farmer's Calendar, p. 523 and in General Treatise, p. 127. *6 Thompson, 'Horses and Hay', pp. 50-72. ' 17 in the year. In the extreme case of the North Atlantic cod fishery, ships left the West Country in the late winter bound for Newfoundland, taking away potential grooms, and did not return until the early autumn. 17 Defoe encountered the Norfolk herring fleets on his tour, and reported that the ships set out around Michaelmas, and that the fishing, and the fishermen's absence, lasted all October.

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