This volume contains a translation from the Latin of three documents concerning Bolton priory; a rental drawn up by the canons of Bolton in 1473; an inventory taken at Bolton on the day of the Dissolution of the house, 28th January 1539; and the extensive Ministers’ Accounts which provide a rental of the priory’s estate in the year of its suppression,...
This second volume of documents from the extensive medieval archive of the vicars choral of York Minster provides an edition of charters from the earlier 13th century onwards relating to the vicars’ property in Yorkshire, together with texts describing the process by which four parish churches were appropriated to the vicars in the 14th and 15th century.
This volume contains the information collected by Francis Gastrell (Bishop of Chester 1714-25) about the Yorkshire parishes within his diocese. His 'Notitia'of the diocese is a mine of information concerning townships, parishes, schools and charities.
The Bolton Priory Compotus is a unique document –a thousand page book of accounts of an Augustinian Priory in the Yorkshire Dales, offering extra ordinary insight into the material side of monastic live in the late thirteenth and early fourteenth century.
Sir Stephen Glynne (1807-1874) was one of the greatest church enthusiasts of his time, visiting over 5500 churches in England and Wales, and making careful notes and sketches of their architecture, plans and furnishing.