Diocesan Union of Benefices Committee

Scope and Content

The records are divided into 5 series as follows:

  • Minutes, 1924-1949
  • Union of Benefices Measure Rules, 1923
  • Survey of benefices (population, income & recommendations re union), c1930
  • Reorganisation of pastoral work, 1948
  • Correspondence, 1924

Administrative / Biographical History

In accordance with the Union of Benefices Measure 1923 the Diocesan Union of Benefices Committee was established by the Archbishop to make recommendations on the union of benefices in the diocese of York. Matters relating to the union of benefices are now dealt with by the Pastoral Committee (see Borthwick reference GB 193 DO/PC) as a result of the 1949 Pastoral Reorganisation Measure & subsequent measures.