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Chester Diocese

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The summary includes a brief description of the collection(s) (usually including the covering dates of the collection), the name of the archive where they are held, and reference information to help you find the collection.

Date: 1500-2011
Places:
  • Chester, Cheshire
Functions, occupations and activities: Church of England > Dioceses
Name authority reference: GB/NNAF/C3165 (Former ISAAR ref: GB/NNAF/O38016 )
Collections
  Description Held by Reference Further information
1
1545-19th cent: probate records
Lancashire Archives
NRA 15339 Chester diocese
2
16th-20th cent: administrative records, consistory court records
Cheshire Archives and Local Studies
NRA 33455 Chester

See Annual return 1992, 1999, 2001
3
1873-20th cent: board of finance records
Collection held privately: enquiries to The National Archives, Archives Sector Development
NRA 28631 Business
4
1756-1807: accounts, fines and revenue
Cheshire Archives and Local Studies
NRA 10780 Bennett
5
1821: Lancs parish visitation papers
Manchester Archives and Local Studies
NRA 17338 Dr Farrer
6
1628-1805: misc corresp
Bolton Archives and Local Studies Service
NRA 34799
7
18th cent: visitation articles, Lancs, 1707-37
Cheshire Archives and Local Studies
NRA 16683 Chester Arch Soc
8
c1974-2004: personal files rel to clergy
Cheshire Archives and Local Studies
See Annual Return 2004
9
1870-2011: Board of Education school records
Cheshire Archives and Local Studies
10
c1900-2010: minutes
Cheshire Archives and Local Studies
11
1854-1884: seals of Bishops of Chester, incl William Stubbs, Charles Augustus Thurlow, William Jacobson
Cheshire Archives and Local Studies
12
17th-19th cent: papers rel to disputed probate cases and church patronage papers
Cheshire Archives and Local Studies
See Annual Return 2017

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