District Records of the Methodist Church, Primitive Methodist Connexion, York and Scarborough District

Scope and Content

Annual trust property schedules and associated papers for York, Scarborough, Malton, Pickering, Thirsk, Middleham, Bedale, Easingwold and Helmsley circuits, 1908-1909, 1915, 1917, 1919-1921,1930-1931; applications to the District Building Committee to sanction appointment of new chapel trustees, 1913, 1915, 1930.

Administrative / Biographical History

The York and Scarborough District of the Primitive Methodist Connexion dates to at least 1908, although it may be earlier. In 1920 the District included two Primitive Methodist circuits in York and two in Scarborough, as well as circuits at Malton, Pickering, Thirsk, Middleham, Bedale, Easingwold and Helmsley.

In 1932 the Primitive, Wesleyan and United Methodist churches united to form a single Methodist Connexion and the York and Scarborough District became part of the new York and Whitby District of the Methodist Church.

Conditions Governing Access

Records are open to the public, subject to the overriding provisions of relevant legislation, including data protection laws. 24 hours' notice is required to access photographic material.

Acquisition Information

The archive was deposited at the Borthwick Institute in the 1980s.

Note

The York and Scarborough District of the Primitive Methodist Connexion dates to at least 1908, although it may be earlier. In 1920 the District included two Primitive Methodist circuits in York and two in Scarborough, as well as circuits at Malton, Pickering, Thirsk, Middleham, Bedale, Easingwold and Helmsley.

In 1932 the Primitive, Wesleyan and United Methodist churches united to form a single Methodist Connexion and the York and Scarborough District became part of the new York and Whitby District of the Methodist Church.

Other Finding Aids

A typescript finding aid, to file level, is available for consultation in the searchroom of the Borthwick Institute.

Archivist's Note

Created by S. A. Shearn, 09.12.16.

Conditions Governing Use

A reprographics service is available to researchers subject to the access restrictions outlined above. Copying will not be undertaken if there is any risk of damage to the document. Copies are supplied in accordance with the Borthwick Institute for Archives' terms and conditions for the supply of copies, and under provisions of any relevant copyright legislation. Permission to reproduce images of documents in the custody of the Borthwick Institute must be sought.

Accruals

Further accruals are not expected.

Related Material

The circuit records of York, Monkgate and York, Victoria Bar Circuits are also deposited at the Borthwick Institute.

Additional Information

Published

GB193