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Durham Diocese

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Date: 1300-2016
Places:
  • Durham, Durham
Functions, occupations and activities: Church of England > Dioceses
Name authority reference: GB/NNAF/C9160 (Former ISAAR ref: GB/NNAF/O38022 )
Collections
  Description Held by Reference Further information
1
14th-15th cent: episcopal registers 1333-81, 1406-37
Durham University Library, Special Collections
2
1494-2011: records incl faculty papers, parish files, church inspections and Bishop's Office rel to Synod, House of Lords, committees, staff/students, corresp, conferences
Durham University Library, Special Collections
See Annual return 1993, 2012-2013
3
16th-20th cent: episcopal, diocesan and estate records
Durham University Library, Special Collections
4
16th-20th cent: records of the halmote courte of the palatinate of Durham and bishopric estates
Durham University Library, Special Collections
NRA 6229 Durham halmote
5
c1600-19th cent: bishop's transcripts of parish registers
Durham University Library, Special Collections
NRA 20072 Durham diocese

See Accessions to repositories 1987
6
1721-1809: corresp and papers of Bishop of Durham and Archdeacon of Northumberland
Durham University Library, Special Collections
NRA 32712
7
1746-1910: plans and architectural drawings rel to Auckland Castle
Durham University Library, Special Collections
See Annual return 1999
8
1793-1834: papers
The National Archives
9
1904-34, 1937-39, 1987-92: confirmation returns
Durham University Library, Special Collections
See Annual return 1993
10
1975: Doctoral Thesis 'Administration of the Diocese of Durham 1721-1771 with particular reference to the Archdeaconary of Northumberland'
Northumberland Archives
11
1889-2012: Conference, Synod, Board of Finance, Parsonages and other committee minutes; and late 20th to 21st century administrative records of Diocesan officers
Durham University Library, Special Collections
12
2003-2016: additional quinquennial inspection reports for churches
Durham University Library, Special Collections
See Annual Return 2017
13
2010-2013: additional Faculty papers and files
Durham University Library, Special Collections
14
1875-2016: redundant churches files
Durham University Library, Special Collections
See Annual Return 2017

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