Miscellaneous post-dissolution records
Introduction

Catalogue

Reference code: GB-0033-DCD/T
Title: Miscellaneous post-dissolution records
Dates of creation: 1553 to 1884
Extent: 3 boxes and 1 volume
Held by: Durham University Library, Archives and Special Collections
Origination: Miscellaneous classes and items among the post-dissolution records

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Miscellaneous correspondence
Reference: DCD/T/LP35
Dates of creation: 1576-1884
DCD/T/LP35/1    29 February 1576
Letter from Matthew Hutton, dean of York, to Canon Swift, re jurisdiction sede vacante
DCD/T/LP35/2    13 January 1623
Letter from the Dean Hunt to Canon Cradocke re money due to the Dean and trouble with the king
DCD/T/LP35/3    3 May 1623
Letter from the Dean Hunt to the Chapter chiefly re troubles with the king and lords
DCD/T/LP35/4    16 October 1660
Letter from Archbishop Frewen of York to the Dean Barwick enclosing directions from the king
DCD/T/LP35/5    8 February 1661
Letter from the Dean Barwick to Bishop Cosin of Durham re Mr Collingwood, an attempt to suppress the Saints at Muggleswick, and an assessment to pay for the militia
DCD/T/LP35/6    17 February 1662
Letter from Bishop Sheldon of London to Dean Sudbury recommending Lord Gerard
DCD/T/LP35/7    13 February 1662
Letter from Ralph Anderson and others thanking William Linton for services rendered and undertaking to pay his expenses
DCD/T/LP35/8    15 May 1662
Note from Samuel Hartlib to Mr Linton re the king's approval of his business
    2 January 1668
Agreement to refer William Linton's business for final determination
See also
DCD/T/LP36/41-42:

DCD/T/LP35/9    4 January 1663
Letter from Richard Neile to Mr William Church re use of the Prayer Book service for the burial of Sir Richard Tempest at St Giles' Durham
DCD/T/LP35/10    26 February 1664
Letter from the Dean Sudbury to James Gould re a hearing
DCD/T/LP35/11    19 April 1672
Letter from Thomas Burwell to Dean Sudbury, re citations
DCD/T/LP35/12    23 April 1672
Letter from Thomas Burwell to Dean Sudbury
DCD/T/LP35/12a    25 June 1672
Letter from R.Hedlie to Dean Sudbury re a trial
DCD/T/LP35/13    24 January 1673
Copy of letter from Dean Sudbury to the Dean of St Pauls re proceedings against Canon Wrench and Mr Smyth
DCD/T/LP35/14    20 March 1677
Letter from William Towerson to Dean and Chapter registrar re Robert Thorp's debt.
Dorse: Statement re the goods and chattels of John Crooke deceased
DCD/T/LP35/15    29 November 1680
Letter from Archdeacon Granville to Dean and Chapter re the breach of the rubrics of the church in the cathedral
DCD/T/LP35/16    29 November 1680
Address by Granville to D.&C. re the breach of rubrics of the church
DCD/T/LP35/17    29 November 1680
Details of breaches of rubrics of the church
DCD/T/LP35/18    6 July 1681
Part of letter from William Carr to Dean and Chapter registrar
DCD/T/LP35/19-20    18 April 1685
Letter from Dean Granville to Dean and Chapter registrar re false accusations that the Dean has sold timber, and the frequency of communion services
DCD/T/LP35/21    5 May 1685
Letter from Dean Granville to the precentor re the frequent administration of communion
DCD/T/LP35/22    6 May 1685
Letter from Dean Granville to Dean and Chapter registrar re his proposed visit to Durham, and a quarrel between Canon Morton and Canon Wheler
DCD/T/LP35/23    10 March 1686
Letter from Dean Granville to Mr Kirby recommending Sir William Bowes and Mr Bierly as members of parliament for the county palatine of Durham
DCD/T/LP35/24    28 September 1686
Copy of letter from Dean Granville to Mr Knaggs censuring his attendance at a horse race
DCD/T/LP35/25-26    5 December 1686
Letter from Dean Granville to Dean and Chapter registrar re attacks upon him (the Dean)
DCD/T/LP35/27    8 February 1687
Letter from M. Constable to Mrs Wilson re the despatch from London of a bedstead, tester, and curtains
DCD/T/LP35/28-29    14 March 1687, 15 March 1687
Letter from Dean Granville to Dean and Chapter registrar re Canon Morton's conduct.
With: Copy of registrar's reply
DCD/T/LP35/30    August 1687
Letter from Dean Granville to Dean and Chapter registrar advising the registrar to give him his support in action over Canon Morton
DCD/T/LP35/31    31 August 1687
Letter from Dean Granville to Dean and Chapter registrar re signature on the registrar's account and the raising of money to pay the Dean's debts
DCD/T/LP35/32    28 September 1687
Copy of letter from Dean Granville to Dean and Chapter registrar re loans
DCD/T/LP35/33    29 September 1687
Copy of letter from Dean Granville to the precentor re behaviour of choir boys and absence of members of the choir
DCD/T/LP35/34    28 October 1687
Letter from Dean Granville re the conduct of Mr Kirton
DCD/T/LP35/35    17 March 1688
Letter from Dean Granville to precentor complaining of the conduct of minor and major canons and giving advice
DCD/T/LP35/36    November 1688
Draft of Dean Granville's summons to Canons Jessop, Knightly and Cave to chapter-meeting.
Dorse: An account, dated "September the 7th"
DCD/T/LP35/37-38    6 December 1688
Letter from Canon Jessop to Dean Granville explaining his failure to comply with a summons to come to Durham to a chapter-meeting
DCD/T/LP35/39    1689
Copies of letters from Canon Graham to Archbishop Lamplugh of York and Bishop Sancroft of Carlisle
DCD/T/LP35/40    [168-]
Letter from Dean [Granville ?] to Edward Kirby, surrogate, and John Rowell, deputy registrar, re clandestine marriages
Needs repair
DCD/T/LP35/41    (undated)
Envelope marked as having contained five letters of Dean Granville.
With: A piece of verse
DCD/T/LP35/42    27 January 1694
Letter from Thomas Crosbie to Dean and Chapter registrar requesting him to make a payment of 20s. for unspecified persons
DCD/T/LP35/43    15 February 1694
Letter from Thomas Crosbie to Dean and Chapter registrar requesting a loan of 40s. for expenses of the burial of his brother Nicholas
DCD/T/LP35/44    23 June 1694
Letter from John Younge to Dean and Chapter registrar re John Ayton's threat to have Younge imprisoned
DCD/T/LP35/45    31 July 1695
Letter from Patrick Smith to Robert Smith asking him to receive 10 from Mr Renell (?) on behalf of Smith's daughter
DCD/T/LP35/46 - 78    1697-1698
Letters from William Lee to D.&C. registrar concerning various matters
DCD/T/LP35/46    11 July 1697
Personal matters
DCD/T/LP35/47    24 August 1697
A hamper of wine, and a search for records, about Jarrow Slake (?)
DCD/T/LP35/48    1 September 1697
A bill and a search for records about Jarrow Slake
DCD/T/LP35/49    18 September 1697
Financial matters
DCD/T/LP35/50    2 October 1697
Financial matters, records and Jarrow Slake
DCD/T/LP35/51-52    9 October 1697, 26 October 1697
Financial matters and Jarrow Slake.
DCD/T/LP35/53    16 November 1697
Jarrow Slake
Needs repair
DCD/T/LP35/54    30 November 1697
The case about Jarrow Slake
DCD/T/LP35/55    21 December 1697
Jarrow Slake and financial matters
DCD/T/LP35/56    28 December 1697
Financial matters and case about Jarrow Slake
DCD/T/LP35/57    1 January 1698
Financial matters and the whereabouts of Mr Thompson
DCD/T/LP35/58    6 January 1698
The lease of Jarrow Slake, financial and personal matters
DCD/T/LP35/59-60    8 January 1698, 18 January 1698
Financial matters and the case about Jarrow Slake.
DCD/T/LP35/61    24 January 1698
Financial matters
DCD/T/LP35/62    15 February 1698
A search for a will and financial matters
DCD/T/LP35/63    5 March 1698
The case about Jarrow Slake (?)
DCD/T/LP35/64-65    7 March 1698, 12 March 1698
Financial matters and the case about Jarrow Slake.
DCD/T/LP35/66-67    17 March 1698, 18 March 1698
The case about Jarrow Slake.
DCD/T/LP35/68    2 April 1698
The case about Jarrow Slake and Isabel Simpson's legacy
DCD/T/LP35/69-70    9 April 1698, 16 April 1698
Personal matters and the case about Jarrow Slake.
DCD/T/LP35/71    23 April 1698
Financial matters and the case about Jarrow Slake
DCD/T/LP35/72    3 May 1698
The case about Jarrow Slake
DCD/T/LP35/73    7 May 1698
Proceedings before the House of Lords, in the Jarrow Slake case
DCD/T/LP35/74    10 May 1698
The rejection by the House of Lords of Dean and Chapter case re Jarrow Slake
DCD/T/LP35/75    28 May 1698
A bill of costs for the Jarrow Slake case
DCD/T/LP35/76    26 July 1698
Financial matters and the coming Assizes
DCD/T/LP35/77    (undated)
Jarrow Slake, financial and personal matters (part missing)
DCD/T/LP35/78    (undated)
The case about Jarrow Slake, to Dean and Chapter registrar (?: part missing)
DCD/T/LP35/79    28 March 1698
Letter from William Johnson thanking Dean Comber for receiving a friend as a bedesman
DCD/T/LP35/80-81    30 August 1698
Letter from Thomas Battersby to Dean and Chapter registrar re a visit to Durham and obligations.
Dorse: List of witnesses in a case
DCD/T/LP35/82    1 December 1699
Copy of a letter from William Savile to Mr Mawde re the Bishop's resolution to suspend Savile's brother, and profits from Savile's jurisdiction
Needs repair
DCD/T/LP35/83    22 January 1700
Letter from Dean Montague to Dean and Chapter registrar re performance of a ceremony and requesting a report on the affairs of D.&C
DCD/T/LP35/84    (undated)
Letter from Thomas Loyse[lure] to Dean and Chapter registrar re a bond
DCD/T/LP35/85    19 November 1700
Letter from William Richards to Gabriel Newhouse asking for assistance with a petition
DCD/T/LP35/86    15 September 1701
Letter from Canon Morton re the recipient's health, a chapter-meeting, and personal matters.
Dorse: List of payments in the Treasurer's Book
DCD/T/LP35/87    29 December 1702
Letter from Stephen Holland to Dean and Chapter registrar re Ralph Frost's will
DCD/T/LP35/88    14 April 1703
Letter from Thomas Cooper to Sir Robert Shafto re a judgement
DCD/T/LP35/89    16 October 1703
Letter from Joseph Smith re manuscripts and correspondence
DCD/T/LP35/90    29 October 1706
Copy of letter from Dean Montague requesting Canon Offley to attend a chapter-meeting about the audit
DCD/T/LP35/91-92    2 January 1707
Letter from Gabriel Swainston re historical pamphlets and writings
DCD/T/LP35/93    10 July 1710
Letter from Richard Chambers complaining that John Colson has sold manure to the copyholders of Cleadon
DCD/T/LP35/94    4 May 1713
Letter from Dean Montague to Dean and Chapter registrar re Canon Morton's protest against the Dean having wood for his mill at Bearpark
DCD/T/LP35/95-96    27 February 1714
Letter from Canon John Smith to Dean and Chapter registrar re arrears on a lease
DCD/T/LP35/97    2 March 1714
Letter from Canon John Smith to Dean and Chapter registrar re Mr Grey's affairs in the North and Lord Swaldston's arrears
DCD/T/LP35/98    1 May 1715
Letter from Peter Potts to Dean and Chapter registrar, re a legal case (?)
DCD/T/LP35/99    29 June 1717
Letter from Dean Montague to Dean and Chapter registrar (?), enclosing a consent and re his residence
DCD/T/LP35/100-101    15 February 1718
Letter from Dean Montague to Dean and Chapter registrar re Mr Craister's business, Mr Grey, a lease to the Corporation of Berwick, and the Dean's brother James
DCD/T/LP35/102    26 July 1718
Letter from Dean Montague enclosing consents and re his residence
DCD/T/LP35/103    7 February 1719
Letter from Dean Montague to Dean and Chapter registrar enclosing consents and re a communication awaited from the Bishop of Durham
Needs repair
DCD/T/LP35/104    16 April 1719
Letter from Dean Montague thanking Dean and Chapter registrar for his management of an unspecified matter
DCD/T/LP35/105    21 April 1719
Letter from Dean Montague to Dean and Chapter registrar re Mr Waring's business with Canon Morton
DCD/T/LP35/106    28 April 1719
Letter from Dean Montague to Dean and Chapter registrar enclosing consents and re various matters
DCD/T/LP35/107    14 July 1719
Letter from Dean Montague to Dean and Chapter registrar re a matter involving Canon Morton
DCD/T/LP35/108    15 July 1719
Letter from Dean Montague to Dean and Chapter registrar re a letter to be forwarded and his journey to Peterborough
DCD/T/LP35/109-110    17 October 1719
Letter from Dean Montague to Dean and Chapter registrar recommending Mr Waring for the office of sacrist
DCD/T/LP35/111    26 December 1719
Letter of thanks and good wishes from Dean Montague to Dean and Chapter registrar
DCD/T/LP35/112    2 April 1720
Letter from Dean Montague to Dean and Chapter registrar enclosing consents and re the Jacobs affair
DCD/T/LP35/113    26 May 1720
Letter from Dean Montague to Dean and Chapter registrar enclosing consents and re various matters
DCD/T/LP35/114-115    9 June 1720
Letter from Dean Montague to Canon Morton re charges against Jacobs, and his residence
DCD/T/LP35/116    17 June 1720
Letter from Canon Morton to Dean and Chapter registrar asking him to interpose on his brother's behalf
DCD/T/LP35/117    30 June 1720
Letter from Dean Montague to Dean and Chapter registrar enclosing consents and re the registrar's report on the Jacobs affair
DCD/T/LP35/118    5 December 1720
Letter from Edward Bell to Robert Spearman, attorney at law, re his intention to resign his patent
DCD/T/LP35/119    29 December 1720
Letter from Dean Montague to Dean and Chapter registrar enclosing consents and re other matters
DCD/T/LP35/120    26 January 1721
Letter from Dean Montague to Dean and Chapter registrar enclosing consents and thanking him for his services
DCD/T/LP35/121-123    14 February 1721
Letter from Dean Montague to D&C registrar re an appointment and enclosing a letter to the senior canon in residence. Enclosed: Letter from Dean Montague to the senior canon in residence re thanks for the gift of a large silver tankard & gilded cup
DCD/T/LP35/124    25 February 1721
Letter from Dean Montague to Dean and Chapter registrar enclosing consents and re a previous communication
DCD/T/LP35/125    February 1721
Cover of letter from Dean Montague to Canon Morton
DCD/T/LP35/126-127    19 May 1721
Letter from Dean Montague quoting a letter to Canon Finney about the preservation of woods, and re the appointment of Dr Mangey as a major canon in the place of the late Canon Ellison
DCD/T/LP35/128    20 May 1721
Letter from Dean Montague to Dean and Chapter registrar re the appointment of Dr Mangey as a major canon and Canon Finney's request
DCD/T/LP35/129    1 June 1721
Letter from Dean Montague to Dean and Chapter registrar enclosing consents, re the Hornsby affair, and the Dean's next visit to Durham
DCD/T/LP35/130-131    15 June 1721
Letter from Dean Montague to Dean and Chapter registrar re the anniversary of the Bishop Crew of Durham's consecration, D.&C. business, and the presentation of a curate of South Shields
DCD/T/LP35/132-133    22 June 1721
Letter from Dean Montague to Dean and Chapter registrar re the Hornsby affair, a curate for South Shields, and the continuance of Mr Leke as precentor
DCD/T/LP35/134    13 July 1721
Letter from Dean Montague to Dean and Chapter registrar re Canon Finney
DCD/T/LP35/135    29 July 1721
Letter from Dean Montague to Dean and Chapter registrar enclosing a letter to the Sub-Dean, thanking the registrar for his care, and re his residence
DCD/T/LP35/136-137    17 March 1722
Letter from Dean Montague to Dean and Chapter registrar re D.&C. business and the conduct of Mr Turner
DCD/T/LP35/138    (undated)
Letter from Canon Wheler to Dean and Chapter registrar re a case in Chancery
DCD/T/LP35/139    (undated)
Part of a letter from Dean Montague to Dean and Chapter registrar re his residence
DCD/T/LP35/140    24 May [no year]
Copy of letter from Dean and Chapter registrar to Mr Meredith of Lincolns Inn re renewal, of a lease (?)
DCD/T/LP35/141    4 December 1724
Letter from Richard Harrison to John Pye re a watercourse
DCD/T/LP35/142    23 February 1727
Letter from Dean Montague to Dean and Chapter registrar enclosing consents, and re Canon Finney's illness
DCD/T/LP35/143    22 September 1727
Letter from Dean Montague to Dean and Chapter registrar enclosing leases and naming Canon Eden as proxy for himself and the Chapter at Convocation
DCD/T/LP35/144    25 September 1727
Letter from Dean Montague to Dean and Chapter registrar re a previous letter and his intention of coming to Durham
DCD/T/LP35/145    (undated)
Letter from Dean Montague re support for Canon Morton and action against certain offenders
DCD/T/LP35/146-147    9 March 1738
Letter from Edward Hinton to Dean and Chapter registrar reporting his inability to wait on D.&C. through illness and requesting delivery of an enclosure, re arrears (?)
DCD/T/LP35/148    12 June 1738
Letter from Dean Bland to Dean and Chapter registrar sent with enclosure
DCD/T/LP35/149    26 June 1738
Letter from William Lee to Dean and Chapter registrar re his patent
DCD/T/LP35/150    23 July 1748
Letter from Canon Eden to Dean and Chapter registrar re a sealing
DCD/T/LP35/151    (undated)
Cover of letter addressed to William Pye, Dean and Chapter registrar
DCD/T/LP35/152    (undated)
Part of cover of letter addressed to William Pye, Dean and Chapter registrar
DCD/T/LP35/153    3 December 1754
Copy of letter from Dean and Chapter to Bishop Sherlock of London enclosing acts of chapter and thanking him for interposing his authority
DCD/T/LP35/154-155    15 April 1755
Letter from William Cope to Dean and Chapter registrar re Mr Cope's will
DCD/T/LP35/156    17 June 1755
Letter from William Cope to Dean and Chapter registrar re bills and Mr Marsden's lease
DCD/T/LP35/157    March [1759 ?]
Letter from Canon Gisborne re business with Dr Stern, a marriage and personal matters
Needs repair
DCD/T/LP35/158-159    21 February 1761
Letter from Mr Masterman's clerk to Dean and Chapter registrar re Canon Markham and an Act of Parliament
DCD/T/LP35/160    July 1764
Cover of letter to Dean and Chapter registrar giving Mr York's opinion on Canon Warburton's case
DCD/T/LP35/161    15 July 1764
Letter from Dean Cowper to Dean and Chapter registrar re Mr York's opinion on Canon Warburton's case
DCD/T/LP35/162    23 October 1769
Letter from Alice Lipton asking for advice re her daughter's marriage to a Mr Thursby and the theft of some of her property
Needs repair
DCD/T/LP35/163    10 October 1775
Letter from J. Hall to Dean and Chapter registrar re Mrs Jane Bayles and money due to the hospital for her board
Needs repair
DCD/T/LP35/164    20 February 1778
Letter from Dean Digby enclosing consents (?) and re his journey
DCD/T/LP35/165    24 January 1779
Letter from Dean Digby re a quarrel with Mr Taylor over the building of a new gate
DCD/T/LP35/166 - 184    1780-1788
Letters from Dean Digby to D.&C. registrar:
DCD/T/LP35/166    15 January 1780
Enclosing a consent and re Mrs Cox’ illness
DCD/T/LP35/167    30 January 1780
Enclosing a consent and re the health of himself and his family
DCD/T/LP35/168    10 November 1780
Enclosing a consent and re the health of the Dean's wife
DCD/T/LP35/169    22 December 1780
Enclosing consent for wood for Canon Cooper and re the health of the Dean's wife
DCD/T/LP35/170    27 January 1781
Enclosing a consent and re the health of Canon Fawcett and of the Dean's wife
DCD/T/LP35/171    23 February 1781
Enclosing consents, and re the health of the Dean's wife, and a projected journey to London
DCD/T/LP35/172    9 March 1781
Enclosing consent to a wood order, and re the health of the Dean's wife, and his projected journey to London
DCD/T/LP35/173    15 June 1781
Enclosing consents, and re future Dean and Chapter business and his family's health
DCD/T/LP35/174    31 March 1782
Enclosing consents and re his family's health
DCD/T/LP35/175    8 July 1782
Enclosing consents, and re Branfoot's resignation and the health of the registrar and the dean's family
DCD/T/LP35/176    26 July 1782
Enclosing consents and re his family's health
DCD/T/LP35/177    23 April 1784
Re the appointment of Canon Egerton as his proxy at York [Convocation], and sending compliments to Canon and Mrs Cooper
DCD/T/LP35/178    8 July 1784
Enclosing consents and sending compliments
DCD/T/LP35/179    18 May 1785
Re the death of his daughter and enclosing a letter from Mr Chester
DCD/T/LP35/180    15 July 1785
Enclosing consents and thanking the registrar for congratulations on the increase of his family
DCD/T/LP35/181    27 July 1785
Enclosing consents, and re harmony at a chapter-meeting and his family's health
DCD/T/LP35/182    18 July 1787
Re Mr Deason's proposed exchange and personal matters
DCD/T/LP35/183    9 July 1788
Enclosing consents and re money for coach horses
DCD/T/LP35/184    24 July 1788
Enclosing consents and asking to be informed when the Bishop leaves for the North
DCD/T/LP35/185    15 February 1786
Letter from J. Cuthbert re John Smart's will
DCD/T/LP35/186    27 May 1786
Copy of letter to Mr Broaderick attorney at law re the use of the name of Dean and Chapter in a suit without their consent
DCD/T/LP35/187    10 July 1789
Letter from Dean Hinchcliffe to Canon Dickens re the Manors on the Moors granted to the late Dean Dugby, and disposal of livings
DCD/T/LP35/188    5 March 1793
Letter from [the Dean's son] H.I. Hinchcliffe to Dean and Chapter registrar re a Chapter manorial court
DCD/T/LP35/189    8 April 1793
Letter from Dean Hinchcliffe to Dean and Chapter registrar asking for answer to an enclosure, about Holy Island (?), and re Canon Cooper
DCD/T/LP35/190    28 April 1793
Letter from John Rastrick to Dean and Chapter registrar re his engagements
DCD/T/LP35/191    10 June 1793
Letter from Dean Hinchcliffe to Dean and Chapter registrar enclosing letter from Mr Blackburne to be laid before the Chapter
DCD/T/LP35/192    21 [no month] 1793
Letter from John Thompson to Dean and Chapter registrar re Matthew Smith's proposals
DCD/T/LP35/193-194    16 October 1793
Letter from John Thompson to Dean and Chapter registrar re an unspecified affair and a proposed visit
DCD/T/LP35/195    17 October 1793
Letter from Mr Hallgarth to Dean and Chapter registrar re the jury of the manorial court [? over the fire on the rubbish hills at South Shields. See Documents relating to rectories, vicarages etc. Listed under place names]
DCD/T/LP35/196    30 October 1793
Letter from Canon Cooper re personal matters, periods of residence and a lease of Rainton Colliery
DCD/T/LP35/197 - 227    1795-1823
Letters from Dean Cornwallis:
DCD/T/LP35/197    13 April 1795
To Canon Burgess re the defence of South Shields (part missing)
DCD/T/LP35/198    13 July 1795
To Dean and Chapter registrar re his health and enclosing consents
DCD/T/LP35/199    16 July 1795
To Dean and Chapter registrar re a seal-note and his consent to the disposal of a living
DCD/T/LP35/200    8 December 1798
To Mr Woodifield re the library, a discount and a power of attorney
DCD/T/LP35/201    13 December 1798
Re fines for salt-pans and wood-fund stock
DCD/T/LP35/202    31 December 1798
To Mr Woodifield enclosing two letters of attorney
DCD/T/LP35/203    26 June 1799
Re sales, Land Tax payments and the midsummer remittance
DCD/T/LP35/204    5 July 1799
Re direction of sealing paper
DCD/T/LP35/205    13 December 1799
To Dean and Chapter registrar re corporation leases
DCD/T/LP35/206    15 July 1800
To Dean and Chapter registrar asking if a consent paper has arrived safely
DCD/T/LP35/207    12 February 1801
To Dean and Chapter registrar enclosing consents and re his readiness to see Mr Avery about the organ
DCD/T/LP35/208    4 March 1801
To Dean and Chapter registrar enclosing queries from Mr Avery re repair of the organ
DCD/T/LP35/209    13 July 1803
Re communications to him and the residence bill, and giving his consent to the confirmation of the Bishop's appointment of Mr Patten as coroner of Chester Ward
DCD/T/LP35/210    29 March 1804
Re the sending of consent papers
DCD/T/LP35/211    29 March 1805
re Canon Grey, Canon Bathurst and Canon Durell, and enclosing consents
DCD/T/LP35/212    12 April 1805
Enclosing consents and re Land Tax business
DCD/T/LP35/213    10 May 1805
Re a consent to timber demands, redemption of Land Tax and an Enclosure Bill for waste at Muggleswick
DCD/T/LP35/214    4 May 1807
To Dean and Chapter registrar enclosing consent to a wood order and re his movements
DCD/T/LP35/215    13 May 1807
Re his proxy at Convocation, his movements, timber sold and the cement business
DCD/T/LP35/216    29 July 1808
Re work on Bellman's Walk
DCD/T/LP35/217    15 July 1811
To Dean and Chapter registrar re the election of officers
DCD/T/LP35/218    2 October 1811
Re his health, and enclosing consents to chapter orders
DCD/T/LP35/219    25 July 1812
To Dean and Chapter registrar consenting to payments ordered by the Chapter, and regretting his absence
DCD/T/LP35/220    11 February 1813
Re drawings and plates for Surtees' History of County Durham, the arrangement of the Treasury and personal matters
DCD/T/LP35/221    1 December 1813
To Dean and Chapter registrar approving Mr Henshaw's appointment, and re the singing boys and a payment for the archdeacons' sermons
DCD/T/LP35/222-223    1 December 1813, 4 December 1813
To Dean and Chapter registrar re archdeacons' sermons.
DCD/T/LP35/224    12 November 1816
To Dean and Chapter registrar re forwarding address of acts for his consent, and the wet weather
DCD/T/LP35/225    23 July 1819
To Dean and Chapter registrar re his residence, his health and a minor canonry
DCD/T/LP35/226    17 October 1822
Re Mr Hodgson's business
DCD/T/LP35/227    28 June 1823
To Dean and Chapter registrar re proposed concurrent leases and the perpetual curacy of Wolviston
DCD/T/LP35/228    23 November 1813
Letter from Matthew Woodifield to the Revd Mr Hasilwood asking for favour for Jane Lofthouse
DCD/T/LP35/229 - 237    1819-1821
Letters from J.Hutton:
DCD/T/LP35/229    19 October 1819
To Mr Leybourne re a journey and a visit to Durham
DCD/T/LP35/230    27 July 1820
To John Leybourne re a payment due, against a loan (?), and personal matters
DCD/T/LP35/231    2 August 1820
To Edward Walker printer complaining about the charge for an edition of the Newcastle Courant
DCD/T/LP35/232    6 October 1820
To John Leybourne acknowledging receipt of 200, and re personal matters and property
DCD/T/LP35/233    22/24 Dec 1820
To John Leybourne re a financial case
DCD/T/LP35/234    3 February 1821
To John Leybourne re Mr Friend's widow, property and a debt
DCD/T/LP35/235    11 February 1821
To John Leybourne re Leybourne's journey to visit him
DCD/T/LP35/236-237    26 April 1821
To John Leybourne re a lease, the conduct of the blacksmith Todd, and financial matters
DCD/T/LP35/238    30 January 1825
Letter from James Whitfield to John Leybourne re the Redworth tithes and personal matters
DCD/T/LP35/239-244    17 December 1827, 15 January 1828, 29 December 1828, 16 June 1829
Letters from Dean Hall's widow to John Leybourne re the settlement of her personal affairs:
DCD/T/LP35/245    3 April 1829
Letter from George Dodsforth to Robert Smeddle re cleaning out a pond
DCD/T/LP35/246 - 252    1833-1834
Materials concerning the proposal to amalgamate North Durham and Berwick:
DCD/T/LP35/246    6 November 1833
Printed extract from the Minutes of Evidence taken before the Corporation Commissioners re the proposal
DCD/T/LP35/247    16 November 1833
Copy of letter from Dean and Chapter to the Corporation Commissioners stating that their opinion on the proposal had never been expressed
DCD/T/LP35/248    16 November 1833
Copy of letter from Dean and Chapter registrar asking Thomas Gilchrist if he had stated that they favoured the proposal
DCD/T/LP35/249    16 November 1833
Letter from Thomas Gilchrist to Dean and Chapter registrar denying that he had stated that D.&C. favoured the proposal
DCD/T/LP35/250    16 November 1833
Letter from Messrs Devarris and Rumball to Dean and Chapter registrar declaring that no statement had been made that D.&C. favoured the proposal
DCD/T/LP35/251-252    19 April 1834
Letter from Bishop Van Mildert of Durham to the High Sheriff re the North Durham and Berwick committee
DCD/T/LP35/253    26 June 1834
Letter from Lord Londonderry re an address to be presented to the King
DCD/T/LP35/254-260    26 September 1834
Letter from Dr Miller vicar of Pittington to Dean and Chapter re his appointment as a Reader in the University of Durham.
Enclosed: Copies of letters between Miller and the Warden of the University
DCD/T/LP35/261-262    31 December 1836
Circular letter from Robert Janes organist of Ely Cathedral to Dean and Chapter seeking support for a proposed edition of a Psalter
DCD/T/LP35/263    4 April 1884
Letter from William Clode, secretary at the General Register Office, Somerset House, to W.H. Robertson sacrist of Durham Cathedral, re registers and the registration of marriages
DCD/T/LP35/264    (undated)
Copy of a letter, re an ecclesiastical controversy (?)
DCD/T/LP35/265    (undated)
Copy of a letter re the arrest at Sunderland of Robinson, a ship's master, for debt
DCD/T/LP35/266    (undated)
Letter from T.Sharp re a bill
DCD/T/LP35/267-271    (undated)
Copy of a letter from Mr Leyrit to the Comptroller General asking for action against Dr De Lally for his conduct of affairs in India
Mixed miscellaneous documents
Reference: DCD/T/LP36
Dates of creation: 1555-1884
DCD/T/LP36/1    19 January 1555
Copy of royal appointment [orig. 4.5.Reg.6] of commissioners to draw up statutes for Durham cathedral
DCD/T/LP36/2    8 February 1560
Bond by George Farrye to William Heighington in 100 to observe the terms of indentures between them
DCD/T/LP36/3-4    25 January 1564
Copy of the will of Thomas Sparke suffragan bishop of Berwick
DCD/T/LP36/5    20 February 1591
Copy of record of the appearance of Simon Comyn re the reversal of a prohibition in a case between Dean and Chapter, and the Archbishop of York, Dr Burton and Cecil Sands, clerk
DCD/T/LP36/6    13 April 1597
Petition by Ralph Anderson and his wife Isabel to Thomas Calverley, chief steward of the Bishop's Halmote Court, for an order for the repayment of a loan from Percival Seamer
DCD/T/LP36/7    13 April 1597
Part of a petition (another copy of the above?)
DCD/T/LP36/8    [1596-1606]
Panel, of witnesses (?), in a case between Dean and Chapter and Thomas Pearson
DCD/T/LP36/9-11    beginning 3 June 1538
Perambulation of royal forests north of the Trent
DCD/T/LP36/12    [1606 x 17-]
Copy of part of a judgement in the Court of King's Bench in an action re Egglestone between Francis Bacon, plaintiff, and the Bishop of Durham [William James ?] and Henry Ewbank his attorney, defendants
DCD/T/LP36/13    1617
Document (damaged), mentioning John Brown, John Calfhill, and Henry Ewbank, canons of Durham
DCD/T/LP36/14    15 January 1618
List of options of arrears of rent and perquisites received by Thomas King since the last account
DCD/T/LP36/15-17    (undated)
Copy of letter from Thomas Morton, bishop of Lichfield and Coventry, to Mark Antony [de Dominis], former Primate of Dalmatia, re theological questions. This copy addressed to the Very Revd Dr George Hicks [dean of Worcester]
DCD/T/LP36/18    7 March 1631
Grant by Dean and Chapter of a wardship to the Dean, and of a renewal fine on a lease in Moorsley to Canon Cosin
DCD/T/LP36/19    24 June 1631
Note of the baptism of Eleanor daughter of William Hislop
DCD/T/LP36/20-22    6 July 1633
Copy of the opinion of royal justices (Court of Delegates) in the case of Richard Butler, Robert Farrow, Humphrey Mason and Robert Young v. Ralph Snaith
DCD/T/LP36/23    13 November 1639
Bond by Matthew Todd and Robert Prior to John Heath and John Richardson in 14 to pay to Heath and Richardson 7 towards the building of St Mary-le-Bow church Durham
DCD/T/LP36/24    [1644 ?]
Mandate from Queen Henrietta Maria to Sir Kenelm Digby, resident with the Pope, for favour to Mr Ashburnham in Italy
DCD/T/LP36/25-29    14 February 1651
Copy of an address to the Doge of Venice on behalf of Charles II
    20 November 1660
Copy of chapter act annulling the old Dean and Chapter Common Seal and ratifying a new one.
See also
Typescript list notes that this item should be among the “documents relating to officers'’ (class LP11). However, it has not been found in that class, nor in the original lists of that class.
DCD/T/LP36/30    20 February 1661
Copy of Bishop Cosin's petition to the King on behalf of the Bishopric
DCD/T/LP36/31    18 August 1664
Royal warrant for the stay for one month of the execution of William Watson, condemned to death for coining
DCD/T/LP36/32    15 October 1664
List of bonds left with Thomas Davison
DCD/T/LP36/33    24 November 1664
Note of payments to major canons and others from the ’Kinges Workes’
DCD/T/LP36/34-35    1660-1664
Questions relating to the disposal of the property of Agnes -, with answers by R. Weston, 31.3.1664; Statement about property, bestowed on - Meywell (?), by his father, 18.5.1661; Part of statement re the office of steward, of (?) Gateshead; Part of
DCD/T/LP36/36-38    23 August 1665
Answers of Canon Basire to the visitation articles exhibited to the dean and major canons by the Bishop of Durham.
DCD/T/LP36/39-40    18 November 1667
Answers of the Bishop of Durham to papers against him by the Dean
DCD/T/LP36/41-42    2 January 1668
Agreement by Edward Rowe and others to refer William Linton's dispute with his neighbours for final determination to Ralph Delavall, Thomas Pattinson, John Chilton, Robert Chapman and Michael Cotesworth.
Second copy needs repair
DCD/T/LP36/43    1670
Definitions of various heresies
DCD/T/LP36/44-45    19 January 1671, 12 July 1610
John Spearman's note of precedents filed and answers in Chancery in cases involving Dean and Chapter
Dorse: Note of enclosure of a statement by the Bishop of Durham of grounds for exempting the inhabitants of his jursidiction from subsidies
DCD/T/LP36/46    13 December 1672
Royal mandate for the payment to the Chamberlain of London of all money collected for the redemption of British captives at Algiers
DCD/T/LP36/47    15 August 1673
Royal mandate for the payment to the Chamberlain of London of money collected for the redemption of British captives
DCD/T/LP36/48    1673
Certificate from Cuthbert Sisson for receipt of a bond entered into by Samuel Davyson. Also: Draft certificates of John Spearman's conformity
DCD/T/LP36/49    22 May 1676
Bond by John Lainge to Francis Sutton in 100 to observe the terms of an agreement between them
DCD/T/LP36/50    28 June 1676
Bond by John Lainge to Francis Sutton in 9 to observe the terms of a deed made between them
DCD/T/LP36/51-53    3 June 1679
Order in a case between Gilbert Gerard Carr and his wife, Canon Basire and his wife, and Canon Granville and his wife, querents, and Thomas Orby, John Durell, Miles Stapleton & Thomas Blakiston, defendants, arising out of the will of the late Bishop Cosin
DCD/T/LP36/54    2 June 1679
Bond by George and Margaret Browne to William Parkin in 40 to pay Parkin 20
DCD/T/LP36/55-58    1680
Copy of order for the trial of John Yapp, bailiff of the borough and barony of Elvet, and of his conviction at the Quarter Sessions for failing to examine the weights and measures twice a year
DCD/T/LP36/59-60    11 July 1681
Edward Lowe's report on Miles Stapleton's debt to Bishop Cosin's children
DCD/T/LP36/61    12 July 1681
Note from William Carr to Mr Rowell re the execution of a Writ of Assize
DCD/T/LP36/62    1681
Instructions about the execution of a Writ of Assize
DCD/T/LP36/63    9 December 1682
Bond by Peter and John Wood to Canon Knightley in 80 for the fulfilment by Peter Wood of the conditions of an agreement concluded with Knightley
DCD/T/LP36/64    [1662-1684]
List of defective services and anthems, with Alexander Shaw's receipt for 40s. for completing
DCD/T/LP36/65    1685
Note by the Dean of irregularities to be corrected in the service of the choir
DCD/T/LP36/66    18 April 1686
Order for the singing men to attend the weekly communion
DCD/T/LP36/67-68    20 November 1686
List of things required by the Dean of major canons as part of their canonical obedience
DCD/T/LP36/69    20 November 1686
Record of oaths taken by elected cathedral officers
DCD/T/LP36/70    1686
Directions by the dean for the regulation of the use by the choir of the Song School
DCD/T/LP36/71    12 April 1687
William Smith's quitclaim to Thomas Harrison of all actions, causes etc. against Harrison
DCD/T/LP36/72    May 1687
Summons to Mr Beaumont rector of Elwick to appear before the Archdeacon of Durham in St Mary-le-Bow church Durham
DCD/T/LP36/73    1687
List of places visited by the King and Queen
DCD/T/LP36/74 - 83    [1684-1688]
Instructions and notes by the Dean to the precentor
DCD/T/LP36/74    2 October 1687
That a major canon should read the First Lesson, Epistle and Gospel when the Dean officiates
DCD/T/LP36/75    January 1911
Re lessons for All Saints Day
DCD/T/LP36/76    30 Jan [no year]
Re the service for 30 Jan [execution of Charles I]
DCD/T/LP36/77    (undated)
Re Matins
DCD/T/LP36/78    4 Sept [no year]
Re a service at which the Bishop intends to officiate
DCD/T/LP36/79    (undated)
Re lessons
DCD/T/LP36/80    19 Jan [no year]
Re voluntaries
DCD/T/LP36/81    (undated)
Re communion
DCD/T/LP36/82    (undated)
Re the conduct of the organist, choir and major canons
DCD/T/LP36/83    (undated)
About services
DCD/T/LP36/84    [1684-1688]
Instructions by the Dean for the better conduct of the weekly communion
DCD/T/LP36/85    18 May 1688
Copy of statement by Archbishop of Canterbury and the Bishops of Ely, Gloucester, Bath and Wells, Chichester, Peterborough, and St Asaph re Declaration of Indulgence for dissenters
DCD/T/LP36/86    7 August 1688
List of churches and chapels where the Declaration of Indulgence was read and where it was not read
DCD/T/LP36/87    [1684-1688]
Dean Granville's queries re allegiance to the sovereign and matters of conscience, with a question addressed to the minor canons and a form of oath
DCD/T/LP36/88    [168-]
Rules re preachers in Durham Cathedral
DCD/T/LP36/89    (undated)
Complaints of irregularities within the precinct of Durham Cathedral
DCD/T/LP36/90    [168-]
Irregularities in the choir and Cathedral referred to the precentor and the sacrist for correction
DCD/T/LP36/91    (undated)
Declaration of loyalty to the Prince of Orange by the gentlemen of Devon
DCD/T/LP36/92    2 August 1690
Bishop of Durham's receipt for silver loaned to Dean and Chapter
    29 July 1692
On reverse of document with this date: note re fish tithes of the Tweed.
See also
DCD/K/LP1/36/1:

DCD/T/LP36/93    1693
Case between Dean and Chapter and Henry Milbourne re cable and rope claimed by D.&C
DCD/T/LP36/94    18 October 1693
George Lambe's bill of sale to John Robinson of a Hollands table, a feather bed and a coverlet
DCD/T/LP36/95    29 December 1694
Certificate by the curate and churchwarden of St Dunstans Stepney of William Quisely's residence in their parish
DCD/T/LP36/96    1694
Plan of altar, of Durham Cathedral (?)
DCD/T/LP36/97    3 October 1696
Note from the Dean to Dean and Chapter registrar re the organ
DCD/T/LP36/98    16 May 1698
Bond by George Watson to John Robinson in 100 to observe an award and judgement made on their behalf
DCD/T/LP36/99    1698
Notes on a case with the masons
DCD/T/LP36/100    (undated)
Note about John Rowell's complaint against John Basire for depriving him of property in Morpeth and the office of registrar of the archdeaconry of Northumberland
DCD/T/LP36/101    2 April 1703
Mary Richardson's receipt to Nicholas Richardson and John Hunter, trustees, for the money bequeathed to her by her father Edward
DCD/T/LP36/102    17 April 1703
Thomas Cooper's quitclaim to Francis Richardson and Nicholas Richardson of all actions, causes etc
DCD/T/LP36/103-104    2 November 1704
Copy of Sir Robert Shafto's will
DCD/T/LP36/105    1 August 1705
Bond by John Robinson and John Foster to James Gibson in 40 to pay Gibson 20 with interest
DCD/T/LP36/106    28 September 1706
Bond by Thomas Wayre, George Seaton and George Shem..? to Canon Wheler, D&C official in Allerton and Allertonshire, in 600 for Wayre's execution of Isabel Bowes's will and administration of her goods during the minority of her grandchild Isabel Wayre
DCD/T/LP36/107    (undated)
Note of files of counterpart leases (?), 1660-1712
DCD/T/LP36/108    8 April 1719
Request by John Powell to Dean and Chapter for his wife to live in the sacrist's house
DCD/T/LP36/109    7 December 1725
John Ileymors' petition, to Canon Mangey (?), for his release from prison
DCD/T/LP36/110    (undated)
Note re Canon Bland's intention of leaving a decision to Dean and Chapter
DCD/T/LP36/111    5 March 1733
J. Andrew's opinion on a rubric re the supply of bread and wine for communion
DCD/T/LP36/112    June 1764
Printed proposals for printing by subscription a third edition of ’The American Negociator or The Various Currencies of all the British Colonies in America’
DCD/T/LP36/113    1771-1772
Subscription-list for relief of sufferers from a flood
DCD/T/LP36/114    2 June 1782
George Baker's apology for an affront to Canon Francis Egerton
DCD/T/LP36/115    15 March 1783
Testimonial of the fitness of Ralph Cummin of Etherley to keep an ale- house
DCD/T/LP36/116    20 February 1785
Account of Ralph Hall's vision and prophecy
    1 October 1788
Inventory of the furniture at the Deanery
See also
DRA/25

DCD/T/LP36/117-118    12 December 1791, 18 May 1792
Copy of decree of Chancery and report in connection with the case of the Attorney-General v. Revd Richard Huntley re Bishop Chandler's will.
With: cover of a second copy
    12 March 1794
Inventory of furniture at the Deanery
See also
DRA/27

DCD/T/LP36/119-120    27 November 1797
Copy of letter from John Fairs enclosing a copy of an inventory of plate left at Mr Gibbon's office in the College
DCD/T/LP36/121-123    1797
List of justices for the Commission of Goal Delivery for the County Palatine of Durham and Sadberge
Needs repair
DCD/T/LP36/124-126    1797
List of justices for the Commission of the Peace for the County Palatine of Durham and Sadberge
Needs repair
DCD/T/LP36/127    1782-1797
Some details of the pasturing of animals (?)

See also SRA/3/1

DCD/T/LP36/128   10 March 1808
Schedule of furniture made of Dean and Chapter wood in Canon Prosser's house in the College
DCD/T/LP36/129-130    [1810]
Comparison by John Bell of the distances between Newcastle and Stanhope by the Lobley Hill Turnpike Road and the proposed new turnpike road. Original and copy
DCD/T/LP36/131-132    1810
John Bell's estimate of the cost of making the new turnpike road from Stanhope to the Lobley Hill Turnpike Road. Original and copy
DCD/T/LP36/133    10 August 1811
Draft Chapter acts re Dinsdale, Muggleswick, and John Smith of Beamish and Thomas Croudace of Lumley, executors of Taylor
DCD/T/LP36/134    1814
List of Registers
DCD/T/LP36/135-136    1816
List of property of Thomas Dunn, bankrupt, to be sold by auction
DCD/T/LP36/137-138    [1818?]
Memorial by John Leybourne and Francis Wharton, brewers, to the Board of Excise re prohibited colouring matter found on their premises
DCD/T/LP36/139   4 October 1818
Copy of letter from John Leybourne to R. Coulson, Collector of Excise, re packets of a prohibited drug found on his brewery premises, and his suspicions of Joseph Nattrass
DCD/T/LP36/140-141   1818
Memorial by John Leybourne and Francis Wharton, brewers, to the Board of Excise re packets of a prohibited drug found on their premises. Also: Copy of their brewer and drayman's deposition
    1805-1818
Payments for Canon Prosser.
See also
SRA/3/1

DCD/T/LP36/142    1826
Printed copy of Bishop Barrington's will
DCD/T/LP36/143    1826
Form for assessed taxes. Used as a wrapper
DCD/T/LP36/144    24 August 1829
Appointment of Dorothy Dixon as administratrix of the goods of Jacob Dixon her brother
DCD/T/LP36/145    (undated)
Cover, addressed to John Leybourne, of papers re the late Dorothy Dixon of Framwelgate Durham and her brother
DCD/T/LP36/146    [1780-1829]
Printed notice offering a reward for information leading to the conviction of those responsible for the theft of a box of plate belonging to Canon Francis Egerton
DCD/T/LP36/147    25 July 1831
Certificate by Dean and Chapter re the administration of trusts in Canon Francis Egerton's will
DCD/T/LP36/148    27 April 1836
Printed Bill for the more perfectly uniting to the Crown the County Palatine of Durham, and for the better regulation of the bishopric's revenues
DCD/T/LP36/149 - 159    1836-1837
Memorials objecting to the proposals of the Commissioners for the state of the Established Church, from:
DCD/T/LP36/149-150    26 November 1836
Dean and Chapter of Canterbury
DCD/T/LP36/151    9 December 1836
Dean and Chapter of Winchester
DCD/T/LP36/152-153    7 January 1837
Dean and Chapter of Salisbury
DCD/T/LP36/154-155    14 January 1837
Dean and Chapter of Worcester
DCD/T/LP36/156-159    24 January 1837
Dean and Chapter of Lincoln
DCD/T/LP36/160-163    June 1839, November 1843
Newspaper cutting re the discovery of whale bones in Durham Castle
With: Envelope;
Newspaper cutting re an encounter with a whale in the Atlantic;
Notes on the nature of whales
DCD/T/LP36/164    4 November 1848
Cutting from Illustrated London News of a sketch of Canon Wellesley
DCD/T/LP36/165    25 November 1868
Marriage licence of George Middleton and Mary Peacock
DCD/T/LP36/166-167    1884
Counsel's opinion in a dispute between Dean and Chapter and the minor canons re alterations in cathedral services. With: envelope
DCD/T/LP36/168    (undated)
Part of a case re John Saltonstall, Ralph More and William Hilton
DCD/T/LP36/169    (undated)
Part of Margaret Browne's consent to an entry
DCD/T/LP36/170    (undated)
Part of a list of assessors (?)
Needs repair
DCD/T/LP36/171    (undated)
Notes about chantries etc. rents (?)
DCD/T/LP36/172    (undated)
Part of a poem
DCD/T/LP36/173    (undated)
Note about writ of Per quae servitia
DCD/T/LP36/174
Interrogatories to be administered to witnesses in a case in Chancery between Revd Francis Haggitt, plaintiff, and Thomas Brunton, Henry Spraggon and James Potts, defendants
DCD/T/LP36/175    (undated)
Bishop of Durham's invitation card to the High Sheriff of Durham
DCD/T/LP36/176    (undated)
Queries about chapter-meetings
DCD/T/LP36/177    (undated)
Mr Weston's opinion re rectories alienated from Dean and Chapter
DCD/T/LP36/178    (undated)
Inscriptions, for headstones (?)
DCD/T/LP36/179    (undated)
Prologue to England Preserv’d
DCD/T/LP36/180    (undated)
Note of prophecy in verse found under the foundation of a pillar in St Benet's Holme, Norfolk
DCD/T/LP36/181    (undated)
Copy of a song
DCD/T/LP36/182    (undated)
Note of land usage
DCD/T/LP36/183    (undated)
Case of Dean and Chapter re their right to jurisdiction
DCD/T/LP36/184    (undated)
List of jurors
DCD/T/LP36/185    (undated)
Lists of jurors and cases
DCD/T/LP36/186    (undated)
Notes re duties of juries
DCD/T/LP36/187    (undated)
Dialogue in verse between ’Caput Loquax’ and ’J.R.’
DCD/T/LP36/188    (undated)
Lists of names
DCD/T/LP36/189    (undated)
Draft letter of advice to the King
DCD/T/LP36/190    (undated)
Instructions to the sheriff re execution of a writ
DCD/T/LP36/191    (undated)
Notes on translations of the Bible
DCD/T/LP36/192    (undated)
Notes to be added to observations on Genesis 1-3
Needs repair
DCD/T/LP36/193    (undated)
Notes on the Bible
DCD/T/LP36/194    (undated)
Notes on the Bible.
Dorse: Note of an account
DCD/T/LP36/195    (undated)
Note of part of letter of Dr Stillingfleet (?) re religious doctrine
DCD/T/LP36/196    (undated)
Account of men taken upon writs of excommunication when Mr Thomas Taylerson was concerned
DCD/T/LP36/197    (undated)
Notes on French pronunciation
Needs repair
DCD/T/LP36/198    (undated)
Some figures, re farms (?)
DCD/T/LP36/199    (undated)
Some figures re farming and tithes
DCD/T/LP36/200-202    (undated)
Note of charters and leases. Two copies, one with a note of some leases recorded in Register 1
DCD/T/LP36/203    (undated)
Note re books.
Dorse: Note of deanery dilapidations
DCD/T/LP36/204    (undated)
List of endings to letters
DCD/T/LP36/205    (undated)
List of keelmen and watermen, Trinity Masters, Trinity Pilots, Captains and Masters
DCD/T/LP36/206    1759
Fragment of a letter
DCD/T/LP36/207    28 Mar 1798 (?)
Fragment of a lease
DCD/T/LP36/208    (undated)
Note of an addition, to a letter (?)
DCD/T/LP36/209    (undated)
Scrap of paper with some amounts
DCD/T/LP36/210    (undated)
Scrap of paper marked: ’Extract of a Paper in the Register of the Chapter of Durham in the handwriting of Dean Granville’
DCD/T/LP36/211    (undated)
Scrap. No details
DCD/T/LP36/212    (undated)
Part of a letter
DCD/T/LP36/213    (undated)
Part of document re heirs and a lawsuit (?)
York Book
Reference: DCD/T/YB
Dates of creation: ca.1567-1599
Copies of various acts and other documents
Previous reference(s) to documents (obsolete) Previously referenced York Diocesan Registry D.VI.C delta (transferred from York diocesan registry to Durham in 1946)

f. 1     [1563 x 1579]
Valuation of lands, etc., assigned to the deanery temp. Dean Whittingham
f. 1v     [1567 x 1575]
Valuations of the lands, etc., assigned to 8 of the major canons
f. 2v     [1563 x 1579]
Lists of leases granted to members of the chapter temp. Dean Whittingham, with notes of annual values of some properties and of amounts paid by tenants for leases of other properties. Total £3568/13/4d.
f. 7     1571
"A note of certain leases made" by Dean Whittingham
f. 12
Lists of money received for fines, and of money not yet received.
f. 14v     1570-1581
Balances of Receiver's and Treasurer's accounts at the audits in November.
f. 19v     [1583 x 1595]
Petition by Katherine, widow of Dean Whittingham, to the President of the Council of the North, for compensation from the dean & chapter for a lease of Merrington rectory, part of the dean's corps, wich the current dean [Matthew] is pressing her to surrender.
f. 21
Mrs Whittingham's case, based on the words of Statute 17, for being allowed to retain her lease of Merrington rectory.
f. 22v     1580s
Partial dean & chapter rental
f. 24v
Partial dean & chapter rental. Slightly later than f. 22v.
f. 26v     20 November 1573
Recital and confirmation by Dean Whittingham and the chapter of the assignment of tithes to prebendal stalls made by chapter on 20 July 1567
f. 29
List of tithes assigned to prebends and let for 21 years simply, despite the requirement in the Statutes for leases of such tithes to be determinable on the death or resignation of the prebendary.
f. 31     14 June 1587
Letter by Sir Francis Walsingham to Dean Matthew acknowledgigng the correctness of the dean's view that the Statutes discourage the granting of annual pensions from the money set aside for alms
f. 31v     31 May 1587
Letter by Valentine Dale to Dean Matthew promising to speak to Walsingham about the difficulty of granting annual pensions from the money set aside for alms
f. 32     [1561 x 1603]
Petition by a number of tenants of the dean & chapter to the Privy Council seeking remedy against the court actions of, in particular, Canon John Pilkington, who, having been allotted leases of four chapter properties in the occupation of some of the petitioners, is seeking to eject them.
f. 34     12 January 1585
Order by the Privy Council for the issuing of leases to tenants of ecclesiastical landlords within the Palatinate of Durham with some discussion of the problem of getting the order accepted
f. 36v
Petition by Ralph Lever to the Queen for action for the punishment of Papists, and for the more Christian conduct of government, not by new legislation but by stricter enforcement of the existing law.
f. 40v     26 September 1575
Act of chapter, signed by Dean Whittingham and all 12 major canons, authorizing Canons John Pilkington and Ralph Lever to accept from those tenants called tenants at will a fine of 4 years' value for a 21-year lease
Year given as 17 Elizabeth [1575, although among the signatories is Richard Fawcett, who was collated to his stall on 20 Dec. 1575].
f. 41     5 December 1575
Agreement, signed by 8 major canons, that should Dean Whittingham postpone any longer the sealing of leases to tenants at will, as ordered by chapter on 26 Sept. 1575, they will complain of his behaviour
ff. 41v-42v     15 January 1585
Recommendations submitted by Canon Ralph Lever for consideration by chapter
(i) that the dean & chapter, after consulting counsel, agree to issue 21-year leases, for a fine of four years' value, to those tenants bound to Border Service. Tenants wanting such leases to apply in writing, specifying what payment they offer for the benefit of being admitted to the scheme, and these payments to used for the benefit of canons residing in the present year, for those arranging the confirmation of the scheme by the Provy Council, for fabris repairs, financing work for the unemployed, and for providing arms for the defence of the Border. The fines to be divided among canons who reside.
(ii) Applications for leases to be considered by the dean and two canons.
(iii) Residentiaries to have their dividends augmented by annual allocations of tithes.
(iv) Each residentiary to preach not only quarterly in the cathedral but also three times in Northumberland and three times in the Bishopric each year, on pain of a fine of 20/- for each such sermon omitted.
(v) Between 6 and 10 members of chapter, besides the dean, to be resident throughout the year.
(vi) A daily distribution of food (of specified sorts and quantities) to the poor to be made in the guest hall.
(vii) The Queen to be petitioned for revised statutes.
f. 43
Replies to the preceding recommendations.
f. 44     [1416]
Copy of 3.3.Pont.3: letters by Bishop Langley concerning the Tyne Bridge at Gateshead, (HDST App. no. clxxxii).
f. 44v
List of churches in the dean & chapter's peculiar jurisdiction.
f. 45     2 November 1584-19 January 1585
Twenty-two ’notes' presented by Canon Ralph Lever to the dean in chapter on 2 and 20 November 1584 and 19 January 1584/5 recommending improvements in the management of the cathedral, with particular reference to decays and arrears of rent, the receipt and recording of rent and its payment by the receiver to the treasurere, the granting of leases, the statutory fund of £200 in ready money, payment of bills, and the accumulation of offices.
f. 47     20 November 1573
Confirmation by Dean Whittingham and the chapter of the assignment of tithes to the canonries made on 20 July 1567 by Dean Skinner and the chapter
f. 50     26 September 1559
Injunctions by William Lord Evers, Sir Henry Gates, Edwin Sandys D.D., and Henry Harvey LL.D., comissioners of the Queen for the visitation of the dioceses of York, Durham, Carlisle and Chester, addressed to Durham Cathedral, stressing loyalty to the regime and urging regular and frequent delivery of, and attendance at, sermons and divinity lectures, the foundation of a cathedral library, the proper use of patronage and hospitality, and the provision of 6 a.m. prayers for the grammar scholars and ’other weldisposed artificers’
The address and date suit the visitation of Durham, see Surtees Society vol.187, pp.28-29, but the style of address, ’Deane Subdeane Chantour Chancellour …’, suggests a single set of injunctions intended for all four cathedrals.
f. 53     1584
Act of Parliament of 1584 for the incorporation of Sherburn Hospital.
Abstracted W Hutchinson, History and Antiquities of the County Palatine of Durham , ii (1787) pp.608-609.
f. 54v     7 August 1588
Lists of number of fighting men, equipped and unequipped, in the Bishopric collected by Sir Henry Lee, the dean of Durham [Toby Matthew], Sir William Bowes, Major Robert Bowes and Captain Bambrough at Newcastle
f. 55     2 March 1586
Assessment for horses and arms imposed by the Privy Council on the bishop and some specified senior clergy of the diocese
f. 55v     1 March 1586
Letter by Bishop Barnes to Dean Matthew, reporting that, since it would be difficult for the bishop and senior clergy actually to provide horses and arms, the Privy Council has decided to allow the clergy to commute their liability at the rate of £25 a lance, and so asking the dean to forward to the bishop £75 and the chapter £100
f. 56     1 March 1586
Similar letter by Bishop Barnes to the chapter asking them to forward their £100
f. 56v     4 March 1586
Letter by Dean Matthew to the chapter informing them of their assessment by the Privy Council at £100 for horses and arms
f. 57v     26 May 1580
Letter by Queen Elizabeth to the dean and chapter forbidding them to fell any timber or to allow their tenants to fell except for building repairs
f. 58
Reply by the dean and chapter to the Queen's letter of 26 May 1580, undated, followed by:
f. 58v     6 April 1582
Statistics of timber felled 20 November 1579 - 20 November 1581
f. 59     [1573 x 1585]
Petition by Canon Ralph Lever to the Queen to commission the archbishop of York, the bishop of Durham, the dean of York and four other named persons to investigate the quarrel between Lever and Canon Robert Bellamy and his supporters, Bellamy being accused by Lever, inter alia, of withholding money due to Lever, of spending so much of the cathedral's money on himself and his supporters as to cause grave financial problems, of ’abusing the common seal’, of wasting timber, of taking fines from tenants and converting the money to his own use, and of not distributing the statutory alms-money.
f. 60     [1573 x 1585]
Petition by Canon Robert Bellamy to the Queen to commission an enquiry into the cathedral's administration, with Bellamy denying Canon Ralph Lever's charges and accusing him of several forms of financial malpractice.
f. 61     11 March 1582
Mandate by Sir Thomas Bromley, chancellor, and seven other members of the Privy Council, to the archbishop of York, the bishop of Durham and the other commissioners for Durham cathedral, acting under their existing great seal commission for the reformation of matters at Durham cathedral, to investigate the truth of the petitions by Canons Lever and Bellamy and to report
f. 62     17 July 1577
Copy 1 Eliz. c. 19, the Act enabling the Queen, at a vacancy of any see, to take into her hands some of its estates in exchange for impropriations and tithes. Followed by:
Letter by the Queen to [Richard Barnes] bishop of Durham requiring him to grant back to her the annual rent of £82 given to him in exchange for the fisheries taken from the see's estates by the Queen
f. 64     24 October 1581
Petition by the dean and chapter to the Lord Treasurer [Cecil] seeking his help to defeat Bishop Barnes' plan to divert to the purpose of erecting a house of correction for the county the 100 marks a year required by the cathedral statutes to be distributed in alms
f. 68v     17 September 1580
Mandate by Queen Elizabeth I to [Richard Barnes] bishop of Durham to visit the cathedral and to investigate in particular (i) the embezzlement of church treasure, (ii) the detaining of sums of church money by members of chapter, (iii) lotteries of leases, and (iv) the leasing of deanery and prebendal corps lands
f. 69     22 September 1580
Mandate by Richard [Barnes] bishop of Durham to Robert Bellamy, vice-dean, to cite all members of the cathedral foundation to a visitation beginning Wednesday 5 October
f. 70v     23 October 1580
Text of eighteen exceptions by Canons Robert Swift, John Pilkington, Leonard Pilkington and Peter Shawe to the proposed visitation by Bishop Barnes, chiefly because the royal visitation begun in October 1578 has only been adjourned and not completed, two earlier visitations by Barnes have covered the ground already, Barnes is biased by knowing what alleged faults he wishes to investigate without hearing any detecta, all dividing of money and leasing has been statutory and agreed by all members of chapter, and Dean Wilson has instigated the visitation for the sake of revenge not reform
f. 77v     8 Jan [1581]
Letter by Canons Robert Swift, Leonard Pilkington, John Pilkington, Francis Bunny and Ralph Lever to Dean Thomas Wilson asking for his help because various sums of money belonging to the cathedral are in the hands of individual members of chapter, the writers are prepared to pay in such money as they have and they want the other members of chapter to be made to do the same; Canons Bellamy and Naunton are confessedly revealing chapter's deliberations, contrary to the statutes, and, partly as a result, Bishop Barnes is interfering in chapter business
f. 82     21 November 1580
Record of the commencement and postponement of an episcopal visitation of the cathedral, made at royal command
f. 83     [1562 x 1603]
Objections by Robert [Swift] against the bishop as visitor on the grounds of the bishop's familiarity with Swift's enemies and his bias and threats against Swift.
f. 84     [1579 x 1603]
Objections to the election of Canon Henry Naunton to serve as treasurer for a second and successive year.
f. 84v     [1579 x 1589]
Objections to Canon Robert Bellamy's part in Naunton's election
f. 85     30 January 1566
Charter by Bishop Pilkington for the borough of Durham
f. 89     [1561 x 1576]
Petition by the aldermen and burgesses of Durham to Bishop Pilkington for the renewal of their borough charters and for specified innovations, with the bishop's reply to each innovations requested.
f. 90     [1577 x 1587]
Articles (43) of enquiry issued by Bishop Barnes and other members of the Court of High Commission to the jury of Darlington ward, the first six concerning the Prayer Book and the rest most aspects of church life.
f. 94     20 October 1592
Mandate by Sir John Puckering, Keeper of the Great Seal, and others to Bishop Hutton and others to have all J.P.s take the oaths for the peace and the royal supremacy; any refusing to swear to be suspended and reported to the Chancery, and any not attending church, or whose wives and sons fail to attend, to be excluded from the Commission
f. 95     21 October 1592
Writ of Dedimus potestatem authorizing Bishop Hutton and others to receive the oaths above
f. 95v     22 November 1592
Record of oaths sworn by J.P.s at a session of the peace held at Durham
f. 96v     22 November 1592
Letter by Dean Toby Matthew and other of Bishop Hutton's colleagues for the receiving of oaths from J.P.s notifying J.P.s absent for the session above of their suspension from office until they swear
f. 97     [1553]
Instructions by Queen Mary to the earl of Shrewsbury, president, and the members of the Council of the North, apparently as in British Library MS Harley 4990.
See RR Reid, The King's Council in the North (London 1921) p.181, dating these instructions to 1553.
f. 102
Oath to be taken by members of the Council of the North.
f. 103     17 March 1592
Oath to be taken by members of the Council of the North under Queen Elizabeth
f. 103     August 1599
Names of the president and members of the Council of the North at York
f. 103v
List of bishops of Durham, 1072 - Toby Matthew.
f. 105
List of fees payable for liveries, various writs, pardon of outlawry, a commission out of chancery, probate of a will.
f. 106
Notes on clerks of the peace and their fees.
f. 106v
Note on the method and cost of obtaining a common recovery.
f. 107
List of fees payable in chancery.
f. 107v
Notes on a debtor's involvement of his lands by recognizance, on damages and on the manner of calling an assize.
f. 108
Lists of fees payable for the entering of pleas and judgements etc.
f. 109
Notes in rhyme of advice to purchasers of land.
f. 109
Lists of fees payable for pardons upon outlawry etc., and notes on procedures for obtaining writs.
f. 114     13 September 1593
Mandate by Queen Elizabeth to the earl of Huntingdon, president of the Council of the North, [Matthew Hutton] bishop of Durham, Thomas Calverley his [temporal] chancellor, the dean of Durham and eleven others [not apparently members of the Council of the North] to enquire into the decayed condition of colleges, hospitals and almshouses for the relief of the poor, and to report to Chancery.
Twelve articles to direct the course of the enquiry annexed.
f. 116
Replies by John Hutton, master of the hospital of St Edmund the King at Gateshead, to the articles above.
f. 117     2 January 1594
Replies by Robert Bellamy M.D., master of Sherburn Hospital, to the articles above
f. 119     2 January 1594
Replies by Henry Dethick M.A. LL.B., master of Greatham Hospital, to the articles above
f. 121     15 December 1444
Charter by King Henry VI confirming King Edward I's confirmation of the foundation by Robert [Stichill] bishop of Durham of Greatham Hospital on 7 January 1272/3
Printed Dugdale, Monasticon Anglicanum ii (1661), p. 457.