York Diocesan Archive: Councils & committees no longer operational

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

The records are arranged into 12 sub sub fonds as follows:

  • Diocesan Council for the Exchange of Benefices (closed c1917)
  • Committee on the Property & Finances of the Church (closed c1921)
  • York Diocesan Trust (closed 1926)
  • York National School Society (closed c1940)
  • Diocesan Union of Benefices Committee (closed 1949)
  • Diocesan Synodical Council (closed c1954)
  • Diocesan Conference (closed 1969)
  • Diocesan Reorganisation Committee (including Hull Area Reorganisation Committee) (both closed 1969)
  • Diocesan Evangelistic Council (closed 1972)
  • Diocesan Missionary & Ecumenical Council (closed c1972)
  • Diocesan Dilapidations Board (closed 1974)
  • Diocesan Glebe Advisory Committee (closed 1978)

Administrative / Biographical History

A grouping together of councils & committees of the Diocese of York that are no longer operational.

Arrangement

The system of arrangement is reflected in the scope & content.

Conditions Governing Access

Records are open to the public, subject to the overriding provisions of relevant legislation and the wishes of the donors/owners.

Acquisition Information

These records have been deposited by the York Diocesan Office.

Note

Description compiled by Victoria Stretch, Archives Hub project archivist, March 2004 with reference to 'A Guide to the Archive Collections in the Borthwick Institute of Historical Research', David M Smith 1973, 'A Supplementary Guide to the Archive Collections in the Borthwick Institute of Historical Research', David M Smith 1980 and 'A Guide to Archival Accessions at the Borthwick Institute 1981-1996' complied by Alexandrina Buchanan, 1997.

Other Finding Aids

A hard copy finding aid for the Dilapidations Board [DILAP] is available at the Borthwick Institute.

A hard copy summary list of files relating to the repair of chancels under the Ecclesiastical Dilapidations Measure (1923) [GB 193 DO/EDM] is available at the Borthwick Institute.

A hard copy list of parish files with place name index is available at the Borthwick Institute.

Conditions Governing Use

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

Appraisal Information

These records have been appraised in accordance with Borthwick Institute policy.

Accruals

Accruals are not expected

Related Material

  • York Diocesan Archive

Geographical Names