Foster, Brian, ed., The Local Port Book of Southampton 1435-36 (Southampton Record Series, 7)
Text name(s): Local Port Accounts of Southampton
Number of pages of primary source text: 126
Dates: 1435 - 1436
Archival Reference: Southampton R.O., S.C. 5/4, item 3
- Translated into English.
- Original language included.
Translation Comments: Facing page translation.
County/Region: Hampshire; Southampton
- Account Roll - Port Customs
- Economy - Crafts and Industry
- Economy - Trade
- Towns / Cities
- Travel / Pilgrimage
The text is divided into four: the Common Book (non-Italian trade), Alien Book (the Italian trade); summary account and audit (pp. 120-3), and two indentures certifying the receipt of funds by the town bailiff (pp. 124-7). There is also a Bibliography (pp. 128-9),Glossary/index of Commodities (pp. 130-34) and Gender Index (names and places, pp. 135-40).
Introduction (7 pp) with comments on the manuscript and its author, the language of the accounts, and trade.