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Cheshire Record Office, Chester

EDA 2 Register 1660–1704
  • Extracted:
    • f. 9: letters of orders 1654
    • f. 19: collation
    • f. 52: election of schoolmaster
    • ff. 54–5: order of committee of plundered ministers to officiate at Cheadle, followed by institution
    • f. 184: list of clergy of Manchester collegiate church
    • f. 196: institution
    • f. 236: list of clergy of Chester cathedral 1698
    • f. 253v: revocation of licence of curate.
EDA 1/4 Act book 1579–1686
  • Extracted ff. 137–70, covering the period 1660–86. For this period, the volume is essentially an institution act book.
EDA 1/6 Act book 1752–60
EDV 2/8 Exhibit book, episcopal visitation, 1674
EDV 2/9 Exhibit book, episcopal visitation, 1677
EDV 2/10 Exhibit book, episcopal visitation, 1686
  • Covers the archdeaconry of Chester and the deanery of Amounderness.
EDV 2/10A Exhibit book, episcopal visitation, 1691
EDV 2/12 Exhibit book, episcopal visitation, 1701
  • Covers the archdeaconry of Chester, excluding the deaneries of Leyland and Blackburn.
EDV 2/15 Exhibit book, episcopal visitation, 1712
  • Covers the archdeaconry of Chester.
EDV 2/16 Exhibit book, episcopal visitation, 1716
EDV 2/21 Exhibit book, episcopal visitation, 1725
  • Covers the archdeaconry of Chester.
EDV 2/24 Exhibit book, episcopal visitation, 1728
  • Covers the archdeaconry of Chester.
EDV 2/27 Exhibit book, episcopal visitation, 1733
  • Covers the archdeaconry of Chester.
EDV 2/28 Exhibit book, episcopal visitation, 1738
  • Covers the archdeaconry of Chester.
EDV 2/31 Exhibit book, episcopal visitation, 1742
  • Covers the archdeaconry of Chester.
EDV 2/33 Exhibit book, episcopal visitation, 1747
  • Covers the archdeaconry of Chester.
EDV 2/34 Exhibit book, episcopal visitation, 1754
  • Covers the archdeaconry of Chester.
EDA 5/5–62 Ordination papers 1690–1756.

Lancashire Record Office, Preston

DRCh/6 Exhibit book, episcopal visitation, 1701
  • Covers the archdeaconry of Richmond.
DRCh/8 Exhibit book, episcopal visitation, 1712
  • Covers the archdeaconry of Richmond.
DRCh/9 Exhibit book, episcopal visitation, 1716
  • Covers the archdeaconry of Richmond.
DRCh/10 Exhibit book, episcopal visitation, 1725
  • Covers the archdeaconry of Richmond.
DRCh/12 Exhibit book, episcopal visitation, 1733
  • Covers the archdeaconry of Richmond.
DRCh/14 Exhibit book, episcopal visitation, 1741 and 1743
  • Covers the archdeaconry of Richmond:
    • 1741: deaneries of Boroughbridge, Catterick and Richmond.
    • 1743: deaneries of Amounderness, Lonsdale, Kendal, Furness and Copeland.
DRCh/18 Exhibit book, episcopal visitation, 1749
  • Covers the archdeaconry of Richmond.

West Yorkshire Archive Service, Leeds

RD/CB 4a Visitation call books, Richmond and Catterick deaneries, 1711, 1714 and 1721.
RD/CB 4a Visitation call books, Amounderness deanery, 1713, 1714 and 1721.
RD/CB 4a Visitation call books, Richmond and Catterick deaneries, 1682, 1689 and 1702.
RD/CB 4a Visitation call books, Boroughbridge deanery, 1681.
RD/CB 4a Exhibit book, episcopal visitation, 1745
  • Covers the Boroughbridge, Catterick and Richmond deaneries of the archdeaconry of Richmond.

The National Archives, Kew

PRO, E179/61/85 Free and Voluntary Present, 1661.
  • List of clergy assessed for tax under the Free and Voluntary Present of 1661.
PRO, E179/61/86 Free and Voluntary Present, 1661, list of arrears.
PRO, E213/428 Association oath roll, archdeaconry of Chester, 1696.
PRO, E213/429 Association oath roll, archdeaconry of Richmond, 1696.

Printed sources

EDA 2 The diary of Dr Thomas Cartwright, bishop of Chester, ed. Jospeh Hunter (Camden Society, 22, 1843)
  • Information about ordinations and institutions have been extracted.