Transcripts: Minutes of the Cornwall and Cambridge Classes

  • Reference
      GB 133 Eng MS 444
  • Dates of Creation
      n.d. [late 19th century]
  • Physical Description
      330 x 200 mm. 1 volume (48 folios);

Scope and Content

The manuscript contains two sets of transcribed minutes: minutes of the Cornwall Classis between the years 1655 to 1658, taken from a manuscript of the Massachusetts Historical Society; and minutes of the Cambridge Classis between the years 1657 to 1658, taken from a Lambeth Palace Library manuscript.

Location of Originals

For the original minutes of the Cornwall Classis see the Massachusetts Historical Society website at

See Lambeth Palace Library MS 937  for the original manuscript minutes of the Cambridge Classis.


See the appendices in W.A. Shaw (ed.), Minutes of the Bury presbyterian classis, 1647-1657, part 2, Chetham Society, New Series, vol. 41 (1898).