Bolton Priory Rentals and Ministers Accounts 1473-1539

Bolton Priory Rentals and Ministers Accounts 1473-1539

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, 1538-9.

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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, 1538-9.

In addition to the transcripts the volume contains an introduction which provides a context to the records and discusses the growth of the Bolton Priory estate and the development of rental income.

An index to names and places is also included.



  • Size 210 x 148mm
  • Format Paperback
  • Pages 102
  • Author Yorkshire Archaeological Society
  • Illustrations mono