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Parish records of Bolton Percy


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Reference PR/BP
Covering dates 1571-2001
Held by York University, Borthwick Institute for Archives
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Creators Church of England, Bolton Percy Parish

Contents:
The separation of Appleton Roebuck occurred on the 7th Dec 1868. This collection includes
Register of Christenings 1571-1992. Note this register uses the Dade registration scheme for the years 1798-1812.
Register of Marriages 1571-1984.
Register of Burials 1571-1991. Note this register uses the Dade registration scheme for the years 1792-1812 (ages only 1792-1798).
Register of Banns 1823-1980.
Register of Services 1892-1981
Communicants' rolls 1897-1921 and 1930-1939.
Register of Colton services 1931-1961.
Benefice Income: Books of tithe and other income accounts surveys, correspondence and other papers. 1577-1597 and 1666-1717; detailed parish maps 1596-1597; accounts of communicants' offerings 1698-1842; accounts of Easter dues 1718-1795; valuations of living 1774, 1788; tithe papers 1921, 1924, 1927 and 1929; glebe papers 1865 and 1903-1945; papers 1927-1935 and 1964-1966.
Charity: Minutes of meetings 1894-1939; accounts 1866-1952; correspondence 1895-1946; bonds for poor's money 1664-1679; division of alms 1784 and 1835; papers 1895-1897.
Churchwardens: Accounts 1679-1974; briefs 1679-1773; fabric papers 1883, 1890 and 1896-1954; papers in connection with pew dispute 1598; notes of pew sales 16th century-17th century; Colton mission chapel plan 19th century; Appleton Roebuck township, rate book, including amount assessed for churchwardens 1825-1828; plan of church 1973; churchyard papers, including grave plan 1872, 1953 and 1990; photographs of church furnishings c1990.
Constables: Appleton Roebuck township, account books, including constable's accounts 1822-1832 and 1835-1842.
Incumbent: Correspondence regarding suspensions of presentation 1959-72; dilapidations 1941-1955; parsonage house papers 1698, 1941 and 1948; statistical returns 1892-1898, 1906-1922 and 1956; correspondence and papers, including papers of Robert Jarratt Crosthwaite, Bishop of Beverley and rector of Bolton Percy (1894-1908) 1894-1951; curate's papers 1974.
Overseers: Appleton Roebuck township, rate book, including amount assessed for overseers 1825-1829; Appleton Roebuck township, account books, including overseers' accounts 1822-1832 and 1835-1870.
Parish Rooms and Societies: Minutes of meetings and accounts of Association for Prosecution of Felons 1825-1890; minutes of meetings and accounts of Burial Board 1860-1861; minutes of meetings of Commissioners for Public Libraries and Museums of Bolton Percy 1895-1939, with accounts 1930-1939; Clothing and Coal Club rules c1870; Coronation Committee minutes of meetings 1952-1953.
School: Managers' minutes of meetings 1953-1956; accounts 1898-1942; correspondence and papers 1936-1958; subscriptions c1790; Colton minutes of meetings 1904-1947; Colton correspondence and papers 1942-1952; records and papers 1904-1990, including admissions register 1922-1979.
Surveyors: Appleton Roebuck township, rate book, including amount assessed for surveyors of highways 1825-1828; Appleton Roebuck township, account books, including highway accounts 1822-1832 and 1835-1893.
Vestry/Parochial Church Council: Magazines 1900, 1961-1969, 1982-1995 and 1998-2001; deanery magazines 1941-1942; map of Steeton 1862; sale particulars of Nun Appleton estate 1917; survey of public rights of way in parish 1953; minutes of meetings of meetings 1920-1981; Silver Jubilee Committee papers 1977.
Note, in addition to the material listed here further deposits of magazines 1977-1998 were made in 1997 and 1998. Also a letter concerning an error in a marriage certificate, addressed to the bishop, concerning Bolton Percy 1957 was deposited in 1999. A further deposit was received in 2001 containing material relating to the School and an Ordnance Survey map.



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