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The Ballad Of Hillsborough By Roderick Fullilove
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A traditional English folk ballad tracing the events and aftermath of the 1989 Hillsborough stadiun tragedy.
Sheffield 6 At Home in Hillsborough, Loxley and Wadsley By Pauline C Bell
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Sheffield 6 is a part of Sheffield which developed with the industrial revolution. From a few scattered rural settlements it grew to feature dense suburban housing. In the seventeenth century... More > there were along the rivers both dwellings and small work places where knives were ‘manufactured’.The water power was harnessed to turn water wheels that ran the machinery of the day. Today the suburb is largely lived in by ordinary working people but still there are the individual houses which were home to Lords of the Manor or those who were the managers of the firms which employed large numbers of those who lived in the newly built terraced housing which is such a feature of the locality. The book tells the story of some of the old houses and looks at factors which contributed to the making of the terraced and semi detached homes that line the many streets of the locality. In addition there are ‘snapshots’ of some of those who have lived in these homes.< Less
Hillsborough, N.C. - History of Town Lots - Addendum 2015 By Stewart Dunaway
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This 400+ page book is an ADDENDUM to the main book (History of Hillsborough Town Lots 700+ pgs.) – adding more historical and town-lot deed information. This book contains more county history,... More > including copies of the original petition to form the town of Corbinton (Hillsborough) which includes many original county residents. More deed records (modern) for town lots, many new plats and drawings to clarify several key town blocks and their respective development (division and subdivision). New information on the Margaret Lane Cemetery (black), special emphasis on 1854 town-expansion, and the Town Hall (Roulhac/Ruffin). New appendix sections for, County Fair, quarries, town-clock, brickyards, ordinaries and taverns, county formation, and town meeting minutes. Pictures of the town clock, and new information on the Market House. Also the Towns 1890s expansion is included (Lots 239-292). If you have and enjoy the main book, then this addendum is a must have companion. Updated December 2016.< Less
Hillsborough, N.C. - History of Town Lots - The Complete Reference Guide By Stewart Dunaway
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This is the most complete guide for the history of Hillsborough, North Carolina. This Colonial village began in 1754, and has a rich history in residences, courthouses, and other buildings and... More > events. This book includes the deed transcripts for town lot 1 to 238. There are more town lots, than 248, but this book's focus was on the oldest records, which are contained here. Also included is a vast collection of original documents (NC State Archives), which assist the reader in understanding how these 1-acre lots move through history. Many appendix sections are included to focus on specific histories; Churches, Schools and Academies, Courthouses (all 5), Jail houses, Post Office, Utilities, Ordinaries, Town Clock, The Blue House (State first Treasurer's office), and the Masonic Lodge. This is the most extensive research ever published on this topic to date.SEE Addendum 2015 for final lots!< Less
Hillsborough, NC - District Court Records - Concerning Land (1778-1806) By Stewart Dunaway
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Hillsborough Superior District Court Records are preserved in the State Archives (Raleigh). This book represents the complete collection of records detailing land disputes. This land records can... More > assist researchers in locating families or understand how boundaries changed etc. This book contains an image of each record, and a transcript of the primary content to allow for indexing of names, locations, and other keywords. Hillsborough District covers the counties of, Orange, Wake, Granville, Chatham, Caswell (which included Person), and Randolph. SEE Orange County Superior Court Records Vol 1 for Orange County specific records by this author.< Less
Mayor James M. Palmer (1810-1863) and Sophia M. Lutterloh Palmer (Born 1818) of Hillsborough and Goldsboro, NC By C.H. Robertson, M.Ed.
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James M. Palmer served Hillsborough, NC, for over 25 years in various roles: hotel proprietor, merchant, postmaster, town commissioner and mayor. His wife, Sophia M. Lutterloh Palmer, was a... More > daughter of Brigadier General Charles Lutterloh and Eliza Comerford Lutterloh of Chatham County, NC. Their Hillsborough home, built in the Williamsburg style, is on the historical register and still serves as a private residence today. By 1860, James accepted a postal position in Goldsboro, NC, and the family relocated there. Soon afterwards, Goldboro became a Civil War battlefield and Jame died during that war. Sophia would later live in Virginia after her daughter married a celebrated civil engineer, Virginius Freeman of Norfolk, VA.< Less
Antebellum Hillsborough, Slavery, and Enslaved and Free People of Color who Worked at the Burwell School, 1837-1857 By Burwell School Historic Site
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primary research related to the Burwell School in Hillsborough NC 1837-1857 and the people of color who were employed there
Orange County, N.C. - County Soil Map Atlas By Stewart Dunaway
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This COLOR book contains cropped images of the 1918 County Soil Map for Orange County, N.C. These soil maps contain a lot of historical information. Primarily, church, mills, towns, ferry, bridge,... More > and school names. Each section of the map was cropped to fit one-page in this book, including every name of any item on that part of the map. Then an index is created to catalog every item for the entire county. The index is in the form or River, Name, Creek, Name, School, Name, Church, Name etc. The back cover of this book shows what one-page in this book looks like - from a visual scale, as well as quality of the image. NOTE: No historical information has been added. This is purely an easy way to search these maps in color, in book form.< Less
Life and Times of Edmund Fanning (1739-1818) By Stewart Dunaway
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The Fanning Family (Edmund’s line) is a very old American family, arriving in Connecticut in 1653, the family will migrate to Long Island and establish a large plantation. Edmund will leave his... More > multi-generation home to migrate to North Carolina to practice law (Yale grad). Edmund Fanning was a controversial person in Colonial Hillsborough, NC. Nevertheless, despite these issues, this well educated man becomes a governor of Prince Edward Island (Canada), for almost 20 years. This book contains genealogy, family history, maps (CT and L.I.), as well as detailed land records in Hillsborough, N.C. This book contains reconciliation of his confiscated property, due to his strong loyalist support during the American Revolution.< Less
Claude J. Sauthier - and his maps of North Carolina By Stewart Dunaway
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This COLOR book provide interpretive details about Claude Sauthier’s ten town maps. Hillsborough, Brunswick, New Bern, Bath, Edenton, Halifax, Wilmington, Salisbury, Cross Creek (Fayetteville),... More > and Beaufort were drawn between the years of 1768 to 1770. Although Sauthier did provide a key for some of the details in each town, many smaller detailed items were never defined. This book attempts to interpret these items. Also included in this book are numerous tables (data mining) defining quantity of houses, outbuildings etc, as well as many detailed drawings defining house sizes, lot size etc., using Sauthier’s own scale. Using original color images of these maps, the reader will enjoy delving into the details.< Less

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