Manuscript volume listing benefices in archdiocese of York and their value. Undated, late18th century

Scope and Content

This leather bound manuscript volume records the names of clerical benefices, their values ascommonly reported and as recorded in the King's Book, and the names of their patrons. The date ofthe volume has not been ascertained but it is likely to be late 18th century.

Administrative / Biographical History

The compiler of this records is not identified. It is likely that he was an official of thearchdiocese of York.


No archival arrangement has been necessary.

Access Information

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Other Finding Aids

  • This description is the only finding aid available for the collection. Copyright on thedescription belongs to the University of Nottingham.

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Custodial History

The volume was acquired by the library of University College Nottingham (now the University ofNottingham) in the 1930s. It was bought at a book sale in Beeston.

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