The collection contains a volume holding a manuscript translation by R.F.B. Hodgkinson of anaccount book for St Peter's Church in Nottingham for the period 1459-1648. The translation followsthe structure of the original volume, which is now in Nottinghamshire Archives. The principalcomponents of the volume are accounts for the guilds of St George (1459-1545/6) and St Mary(1515-1540/1) founded at the Church. Hodgkinson also transcribed churchwardens' accounts (1521-1648)for the church, which were recorded amongst the guild accounts. The collection includes a typescriptintroduction to the translation by Professor L.D.V. Owen, a few scraps of manuscript notes and aletter to Professor Owen written by 'A.C.W.' in 1929 with reference to additional informationdiscovered at the Public Record Office about the guild book.
The translation by Hodgkinson and introduction by Professor L.D.V. Owen were published afterHodgkinson's death in volume seven of the Record Series of the Thoroton Society of Nottinghamshire(1939).