Detached items from vicar's book

Scope and Content

Items from vicars’ books which have become detached

(i) Rev. H. Horsley: a letter to the parishioners of Gresford, 1804. 1 item.

(ii) Miscellaneous papers concerning Gresford parish, including extracts from vestry minutes, 1834, 1854-c.1970, schedule of church furniture, c.1920, 1834-1970. 1 bdle.

(iii) Psalms for the use of Gresford church, 1842. 1 vol.

(iv) Charities in the parish of Gresford. Extracted from the Charity Commissioners’ reports, 1844. 1 vol.

(v) Plans of All Saint church, Gresford, 1865-1979. 2 items

(vi) Miscellaneous papers, including programme of performance of Handel’s Messiah; parish magazines June 1871, January 1876, and letter from the vicar concerning harvest festival gift Sunday,1871-1984. 1 bdle

(vii) Photographs of various subjects including Gresford bazaar, 1908; Gresford Mill, and details of the church, c.1880-c.1970. 1 bdle.

(viii) Miscellaneous correspondence, including request to Rev Trevor-Parkins to undertake a history of Gresford, and design of brass in Gresford church, 1854-1973. 1 bdle.

(ix) Byelaws and regulations for Gresford cemetery and order of service of consecration of the same, 1911-1938. 2 items.

(x) Correspondence with Charity Commission and statements of accounts concerning Gresford almshouses and charities, 1929-1973. 3 items.

(xi) ‘In Memorium’ supplement to the Wrexham Leader concerning victims of Gresford colliery disaster, 1934. 1 item.

(xii) ‘A commando chaplain’s impressions of Germany. April/May 1945’, 1945. 1 item.

(xiii) Orders of service for various occasions including the silver jubilee of Queen Elizabeth II, the commemoration of Gresford colliery disaster and dedication of the church house chapel. 1945-1984. 1 bdle

(xiv) Correspondence and papers concerning maintenance and repair of church property, including repairs to tower, chancel and vicarage, 1955-1969. 1 bdle.

(xv) Plan of Gresford vicarage, 1956. 1 item

(xvi) The Ringing World [campanologist magazine] (both issues contain articles on Gresford), Jan 1934-Feb 1968. 2 items.

(xvii) Miscellaneous newspaper cuttings, subjects include Gresford bells, yew trees, proposals to mine under the church and theft of lead from church roof, 1952-1981. 1 bdle.

(xviii) Letter and article on dating of yew trees, with reference to Gresford yews, n.d.-1984. 2 items.