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St James' Church, Haslingden
St John's Church, Bacup
St Mary's, Church Rawtenstall

L82/1/1 – 28 Incumbent

1Baptisms 1732 – 1812 and Burials 1755 – 1812
2Baptism registers 1813 – 1900
3Marriage registers 1838 – 1907
4Burial registers 1813 – 1893
5Banns book 1839 – 1932
6Confirmation register – not deposited
7 & 8Registers of Services 1888 – 1972
9Service sheets etc. 1926
10Copy of deeds for building of Church 1540
11Licences to solemnize marriages 1837
12Boundaries (orders in council etc. 1869 – 1899)
  
13 - 19Churchyard
13Plans n – d and 1851
14Register of graves 1879 – 1951
15Extension of churchyard 1824
16Restriction of Burials 1855
17Extension of churchyard 1899
18Extension of churchyard 1937
19Miscellaneous re churchyard 1930
  
20 - 23Glebe
20Sharples Hey 1789
21Meadow Top Farm, Edgeside 1859 – 1922
22Hall Stones Green Farm, Stansfield, Yorkshire 1906 – 1913
23Miscellaneous about Glebe 1918
 
24Plans of Vicarage windows 1909
25Income 1876 – c1960
26Pay money to synodals 1877
27Tithe 1850
28Payment to Vicars of Crawshawbooth 1900 – 1972

L82/2/1 – 5 Churchwardens, Overseers, Constables and Vestry

1Overseers accounts 1691 – 1741 and Churchwardens accounts 1701 – 1741
2Vestry minutes 1861 – 1834, Overseers accounts 1810 – 1832, Churchwardens accounts 1812 – 1844 and Constables accounts 1833 – 1844
3Select Vestry minutes 1821 – 1836
4Vestry minutes 1835 – 1896

L82/3/1 – 10

1Bill 1807
2Sequestration papers 1854
3Plans and allotment of pews 1740 – 1836
4Faculties 1818 – 1828
5Plans of church – no date
6Electricity supply 1926
7Rentokill guarantee 1965
8Organ 1956 – 1970
9Insurance 1877
10Inventory 1907
  

L 83/4/1 – 2 Parochial Church Council

1Minutes 1920 – 1953
2Correspondence 1934 – 1980

L82/5 Charities

Samuel Hill’s charity 1862
  

L82/6/1 – 3 Sunday School

1Goodshaw Church Old School Extension 1885 – 1886

2 – 3 All Saints Sunday School Loveclough

2Teachers minutes 1926 – 1944
3Accounts 1931 – 1965

L82/7/1 – 5 Day Schools

  
  
  
  
  
  

L82/7/1 – 5 Day Schools
 
 
 
1 – 4 Loveclough C of E Schools
 
 
 
1
 
Managers minutes 1930 – 1971
2
 
Accounts 1868 – 1899
3
 
Financial and statistical summeries for National and Sunday Schools 1869 – 1887
4
 
Headmasters reports 1963 – 1972
5
 
Clowbridge C of E primary school H.M.I. report 1961
 
 
 
L82/8/1 – 8
 
 
 
1
 
Appointments of Overseers 1829
2
 
Accounts 1822 – 1843
3
 
Applications for relief 1827 – 1830
4
 
Assignment of goods by recipients of relief 1832
5
 
Settlement certificates 1812 – 1829
6
 
Settlement examination 1829
7
 
Removal orders 1830
8
 
Orders of apprehension of putative fathers 1829 – 1830
 
 
 
L82/9/1 – 3 Miscellaneous
 
 
 
1
 
Deeds of property of New College Oxford in Oxfordshire
2
 
Plans of Oadby Gadsby churches Leicestershire 1853
3
 
Extracts from John Wesley’s diary 1747 – 1766
 
 
 
L82 St Mary & All Saints Goodshaw
 
 
 
L82/1/1 – 28 Incumbent
L82/1/1 – 4  Parish registers
L82/1/1 – 2  Baptisms and burials
 
 
 
1
 
1732 – 1784
 
 
Baptisms 14 May 1732 – 27 July 1783
 
 
Burials 23 April 1755 – 10 Feb 1784 (not in true chronological order)
2
 
1783 – 1812
 
 
Baptisms 19 Oct 1783 – 7 Feb 1812
 
 
Burials 11 Oct 1783 – 25 Mar 1812
 
 
Also includes transcript of L82/1/1/1 and annual total of baptisms and burials 1821 – 1830
 
 
 
L82/1/2/1 – 3 Baptism registers
 
 
 
1
 
5 Jan 1813 – 1 Mar 1829
2
 
1 Mar 1829 – 15 Oct 1854
3
 
15 Oct 1854 – 4 Feb 1900
 
 
 
L82/1/3/1 –2 Marriage registers
 
 
 
1
 
5 Feb 1838 – 21 Jan 1875
2
 
30 Jan 1875 – 26 Jun 1907
 
 
 
L82/1/4/1 –2
 
 
 
1
 
31 Mar 1813 – 25 Jul 1841
2
 
28 Jul 1841 – 3 Jan 1893
 
 
 
L82/1/5/1 – 2
 
 
 
1
 
18 Aug 1839 – 26 Mar 1865
2
 
7 May 1865 – 31 Jan 1932
 
 
 
L82/1/6 Confirmation register – not deposited
 
 
 
L82/1/7/1 – 8 Registers of Services
 
 
 
1
 
25 Mar 1888 – 23 Nov 1902
2
 
30 Nov 1902 – 10 Dec 1914
3
 
13 Dec 1914 – 28 Dec 1927
4
 
1 Jan 1928 – 7 Apr 1935
5
 
10 Apr 1935 – 26 Mar 1944
6
 
2 Apr 1944 – 13 Mar 1955
7
 
3 Apr 1955 – 31 Oct 1965
8
 
1 Nov 1965 – 2 Aug 1972
 
 
 
L82/1/8/1 –2 Register of Services (Mission)
 
 
 
1
 
19 Apr 1914 – 30 Apr 1939
2
 
7 May 1939 – 16 Apr 1963
 
 
 
L82/1/9  Service sheets etc.
 
 
 
 
 
Notes of Harvest Festival Services
 
 
 
L82/1/10 Establishment of the Church 16 Dec 1540
 
 
 
 
 
Copy, 26 Aug 1656 of deeds in hands of John Haworth of Crawshawbooth. Agreement of Geo. Haworth and Jas. Haworth of Crawshawbooth and Geo Ormerod of Gambleside, yeo., with Thurston Birtwistle and Henry Hargreaves of Goodshaw, OliverHolt and John Birtwistle of Loveclough, yeo., to build a chapel at Morrell Height for the inhabitants of Crawshawbooth, Gambleside, Goodshaw and Loveclough. 
 
 
Details of size and construction given.
 
 
 
L82/1/11/1 – 2 Licenses to solemnize Marriages
 
 
 
1
 
5 July 1837
 
 
For the inhabitants of Higher Booths and Dunnockshaw fees to curate of Goodshaw.
2
 
20 Nov 1837
 
 
For the same but fees reserved to the incumbent of Haslingden.
 
 
 
L82/1/12/1 – 4 Boundaries
 
 
 
1
 
6 Oct 1849
 
 
Certified copy 15 Mar 1850 of Order in Council taking the township of Higher Booths from the Parochial Chapelry of Haslingden and assigning it to All Saints Goodshaw.
2
 
27 Feb 1850
 
 
Circular from Rev. Jas. Bell saying that Church Rates formerly paid to Haslingden should now be paid to Goodshaw and marriages must be solemnized there.
3
 
21 Nov 1873
 
 
Copy of letter from John Burder, Bishop’s Sec., to Rev. J. W. Baron saying that the order of council of 6 Oct 1849 only assigned to Goodshaw that part of Higher Booths which belonged to Haslingden and not that which was assigned to Lumb by Order of Council 25 Feb 1846. 
 
 
 
4
 
17 Oct 1899
 
 
London Gazette, with Order in Council 7 Oct., assinging part of Goodshaw parish to St John’s Crawshawbooth.
 
 
 
L82/1/13 – 19 Graveyard
L82/1/13/1 –2 Plans
 
 
 
1
 
No date (parchment)
 
 
Names of owners and distance from church
 
 
Size 66x77 cms.
2
 
1851
 
 
Grave numbers
 
 
Scale 1 inch = 8ft
 
 
Size 70x55 cms.
 
 
 
L82/1/14/1 – 2 Registers of Graves
 
 
 
1
 
No date
 
 
Includes new burial ground
2
 
c1884 – 1951
 
 
 
L82/1/15/1 –2 Extension of Churchyard 1824
 
 
 
1
 
19 July 1823
 
 
Copy of Court Rolls of the Manor of Accrington New Hold, recording purchase by Rev. George Haworth from Jas. And Mary Hardman yeo., of part of the Great Meadow adjoining the old chapel yard for £37-8s-6d.
2
 
11 Oct 1824
 
 
Sentence of Consecration of the additional burial ground in Chapel Meadow.
 
 
 
L82/1/16/1-4 Restriction of Burials
 
 
 
1 – 3
Letter from Whitehall, with order of Council 13 Aug forbidding burials under the Church, in the yard within 3 yards of the Church and elsewhere only where compatible with regulations for new burial ground.
4
 
Regulations for internment under Burial Acts 15  and 16 Vict.
 
 
 
L82/1/17/1-5 Extension of Graveyard 1899
 
 
 
1
 
No date
 
 
Plan of proposed addition to churchyard.
 
 
Ink and water colours on tracing cloth.
 
 
Scale 1 inch = 20 yards Size 21x32 cms
2
 
Plan of slightly differently sized plots agreed to 4 Apr 1898.
 
 
Size 33x 40 cms
3
 
18 July 1899
 
 
Copy record of Consecration with plan (19 x 30 cms).
4
 
14 July 1899
 
 
Letter to Rev. A Bedson from diocesan Registrar about 3 above.
 
 
 
5
 
No date
 
 
Form of prayer at consecration of a churchyard or cemetery in the Diocese of Manchester.
 
 
 
L82/1/18/1-5 Extension of Churchyard 1937
 
 
 
1 – 4
9 July 1937
 
 
Letter to Rev J Lund from Diocesan Registrar about the deed of the additional churchyard and sending below.
5
 
10 July 1937
 
 
Copy record of consecration of land conveyed 10 Oct 1929.
 
 
 
L82/1/19 Miscellaneous re churchyard
 
 
 
 
 
20 Oct 1930
 
 
Agreement of James R. Coats of Rawtenstall to Elizabeth Verrall being buried in his family grave.
 
 
 
L82/1/20-23 Glebe
L82/1/20 Sharples Hey Crawshawbooth (see also L82/1/21/3)
 
 
 
 
 
Extracts from covenant to surrender copyhold of farm called Sharples Hey on west side of Cribden within Crawshawbooth 1 May 1789.
 
 
 
L82/1/21/1-12 Meadow Top Farm Edgeside
 
 
 
1
 
10 Nov 1859
 
 
Lease for three years by Rev. John Howard to Thos. Ashworth of Edgeside, farmer and carrier of farm called Meadow Top (Edgeside) in the township of Newchurch Rossendale. Rent £20.
2
 
4 Jan 1881
 
 
Yearly lease by Rev John Howard to Bernard Hartley and David Hartley of Scoutbottom, Newchurch, butchers. Rent £25. Agreement of Thos Hicks 8 June 1887 and Robt. Ashworth to lease same 6 March 1891.
3
 
Michaelmas 1920
 
 
Receipt of copyhold rent on Sharples Hey Farm and Top O’th Meadow.
 
 
 
4 – 11
25 June 1921 – 15 Feb 1922
 
 
Letters to Rev. Harry Stone the Diocesan Surveyor of the Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries about the sale of Meadow Top Farm.
12
 
31 Jan 1933
 
 
Copy of conveyance by Rev Harry Stone to Jas. Thos. Sanderson of Nuttall Farm Edgeside, Waterfoot, Farmer. And Geo Guy of Woodhead Farm, Edgeside, Farmer for £415. Plan ( 30 x 28 cm).
 
 
 
L82/1/22/1-2 Hall Stones Green Farm, Stansfield Yorkshire
 
 
 
1
 
28 July 1906
 
 
Approval of sale by Board of Agriculture and Fisheries.
 
 
 
2
 
15 April 1913
 
 
Letter from Rev. Jas. W. Wilkinson of St Johns Accrington to Rev Stones send above and explaining reasons for selling it.
 
 
 
L82/1/23/1-3 Miscellaneous
 
 
 
1 – 2
22 Jan 1918
 
 
Bill from John H Spencer of Rawtenstall, Surveyor for valuing land at Saunders Height.
3
 
Dec 1918
 
 
Notification for the Town clerk of Manchester of possible compulsory purchase under Manchester Corporation Bill of a field in the Borough of Haslingden.
 
 
 
L82/1/24 Vicarage (see also L82/2/2)
 
 
Mar 1909
 
 
Plan of windows.
 
 
Ink and water colours on paper.
 
 
Archt: W A Birtwistle of Crawshawbooth.
 
 
Scale 1 ½ inches = 1 foot
 
 
Size 48 x 34 cms
 
 
 
L82/1/25/1-7 Income
 
 
 
1 – 2
17 June 1867
 
 
Letter to Rev J Howard from Ecclesiastical Commission sending London Gazette 11 June recording yearly grant of £77.
3
 
26 Nov 1906
 
 
Letter to Rev J W Wilkinson from same saying £346-15-8d India £3% stock has been purchased for Goodshaw.
4
 
14 May 1909
 
 
London Gazette recording yearly grant of £30.
5
 
1 Apr 1936
 
 
Statement of annual payment by the Ecclesiastical Commissioners under Quarterly Payment Scheme.
6
 
Mar 1939
 
 
Circular on Quarterly Payment Scheme.
7
 
c. 1960
 
 
Statement of income
 
 
 
L82/1/26 Payment of Synodal
 
 
 
 
 
31 Oct 1877
 
 
Grant by Ecclesiastical Commissioners of 2/- synodals formerly paid at Bishops Visitations.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
L82/1/27
 
 
1 – 3 Tithe
 
 
4 – 24 April 1850
 
 
Letters from the Tithes Office London to Rev Jas. Bell of Goodshaw about the possibility of redeeming the tithes for the Township of Higher Booths formerly payable to the Curate of Haslingden.
 
 
 
L82/1/1-11 Payment of Vicars of Crawshawbooth
 
 
 
1
 
20 June 1900
 
 
Photocopy of grant by vicar of Goodshaw of £20 per year to St Johns Crawshawbooth.
2 – 11
8 July 1971 – 28 July 1972
 
 
Correspondence between Rev C. Barnes of Goodshaw and the Church Commisioners about the extinguishment of the charge.
 
 
 
L82/2/1-5
 
 
Churchwardens, Overseers, Constables and Vestry (for other Churchwardens’ records see also L83/2 and for Overseers’ records see also L82/8)
L83/2/1 Overseers and Churchwardens accounts
 
 
1691 – 1743
 
 
Overseers accounts for that part of Rossendale belonging to Haslingden.
 
 
1691 – 1741
 
 
Churchwardens accounts, 1701 – 1741, includes list of goods sold by Overseers and Churchwardens 1791, and certificates of removals issued 1693 – 1719
 
 
 
L82/2/2
 
 
Vestry minutes, Overseers’, Churchwardens’ and Constables’ accounts.
 
 
1810 – 1844
 
 
Vestry minutes 1816 – 1834; Overseers’ of Higher Booths accounts, 1810 – 1832 Churchwardens’ accounts, 1812 – 1844; Constables of Higher Booths accounts 1833 – 1844; includes inventory of goods bought by the Overseers for the Township of Higher Booths, 1818 – 1820; note on new orgen, 1831 subscriptions and accounts for the repair of the Parsonage, 1816 – 1817.
 
 
 
L82/2/3 Select Vestry minutes
 
 
2 Jan 1821 – 11 Aug 1836
 
 
Select Vestry minutes dealing with administration of the Poor Law and repairs to church.
 
 
 
L82/2/4 Vestry minutes
 
 
5 Feb 1835 – 9 Apr 1896
 
 
Vestry minutes (civil and ecclesiastical affairs)
 
 
 
L82/2/5 Vestry minutes and Churchwardens accounts
 
 
1846 – 1886
 
 
Vestry minutes, 21 Dec 1848 – 23 Mar 1871 (church affairs) Churchwardens accounts 1846 – 1886
 
 
 
 
 
 
L82/3/1-10 Churchwardens
Accounts
 
 
1701 – 1741 see L82/2/1
 
 
1812 – 1844 see L82/2/2
 
 
1846 – 1886 see L82/2/3
 
L82/3/1 Bill
 
 
Mar 1887
 
 
For apparitor’s from Gilbert Jas. French of Bolton.
 
 
 
L82/3/3 Sequestration Papers
 
 
14 Mar 1854
 
 
Letters of Sequestration on the death of Rev. Jas. Bell
 
 
 
L82/3/3/1-6 Pews
 
 
 
1
 
Watermarked 1816
 
 
Names and owners of the several estates so far as can be obtained from the parchments, 1740 and books 1794
2
 
Watermarked 1826
 
 
Plan of sittings 1740
 
 
Size: 24 x 32 cms.
3
 
Watermarked 1826
 
 
Plan of sittings 1794
 
 
Size: 40 x 33 cms
4
 
6 Aug 1829 (Parchments)
 
 
Allotment of pews by Vestry meeting
5
 
Watermarked 1826
 
 
Copy of 4 above
6
 
No date
 
 
Notebook copying same, with later notes
 
 
 
L82/3/4/1-2 Faculties
 
 
 
1
 
16 Jan 1818
 
 
To erect a gallery of the north side of chapel
2
 
17 Apr 1828
 
 
For extensions including gallery
 
 
 
L82/3/5/1-2  Plans – no date
 
 
 
1
 
Sectional plan
 
 
Ink and water colours on paper
 
 
Size: 42 x 26 cms.
2
 
Gallery plan attached to above
 
 
Ink and water colours on paper
 
 
Size 43 x 36 cms.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
L82/3/6/12
 
 
 
 
 
12th and 25th Oct 1926
 
 
Letters to Mr. E Birtwistle of Borough of Rawtenstall Electricity, Tramways and Motor Bus Depot., about supplying electricity to the church.
 
 
 
L82/3/7/1-2 Rentokill guarantee
 
 
19 Oct 1965
 
 
Letter from Derek W. Buckler of Leach, Rhodes and Walker, Diocesan Surveyors, with certificate of guarantee.
 
 
 
L82/3/8/1-3 Organ
 
 
 
1
 
18 Mar 1956
 
 
Conditions governing appointment of organist
2 -
3
1970
 
 
Estimate of Peter Daly of Didsbury, organ builder, for installation of a two manual organ from Camp Street Baptist, Gorton with copy letters from P.C.C. accepting estimates 1st Dec
 
 
 
L82/3/9 Insurance
 
 
 
 
 
18 Sep 1877
 
 
North British Mercantile Insurance Co. fire policy of the church and organ
 
 
 
L82/3/10 Inventory
 
 
 
 
 
22 Mar 1907
 
 
 
L82/4/1-2 Parochial Church Council
 
 
L82/4/1/1-3 Minutes
 
 
 
1
 
6 May 1920 – 26 Sep 1928
2
 
10 Oct 1928 – 15 Feb 1939
 
 
Includes Bazaar Committee minutes 3 Mar 1927 – 29 Mar 1928 and Bazaar programme 12 14 Apr 1928
3
 
22 Mar 1939 – 8 Apr 1953
 
 
 
L82/4/2/1-4 Correspondence
 
 
 
1-
2
16 Oct 1934
 
 
From the Town Clerk of Rawtenstall enclosing undertaking 8 Oct, relating to six poles put on land at Clowbridge the Electricity Department.
3-
4
18 Feb 1980
 
 
From the Solicitor and Estates Officer of the Borough of Rossendale enclosing copy of undertaking by the P.C.C. 20 June 1928; to pay 1/- per year for the use of Corporation land adjoining the north west portion of the churchyard wall for vehicles at funerals.
 
 
 
 
 
 
L82/5 Sam Mill’s Charity
 
 
 
 
 
5 Mar 1862
 
 
Letter from the Charity Commission sending extract from report of Charity Commissioners on Mills’ Charity of £3-00 per year for the poor of Goodshaw.
 
 
 
L82/6/1-3 Sunday Schools (see also L82/7/3)
 
 
L82/6/1/1-6 Goodshaw Church Old Sunday School, Goodshaw
 
 
 
1
 
Sep 1885
 
 
Plan of proposed extension
 
 
Ink and water colours on tracing paper
 
 
Archt: John H. Spencer of Crawshawbooth, Surveyor
 
 
Scale 1 inch = 8ft.
 
 
Size 42 x 32 cms.
2
 
Before 23 May (1886?0
 
 
Draft circular from John Howard, Vicar and John Howard Jnr. Curate, giving history of Sundays School, founded c. 1811 and appealing for donations for the enlargement of the School, now used as a Sunday School.
3-
4
34 June 1886
 
 
Tenders of Richard Birtwistle of Crawshawbooth for masons work and Alf. Birtwistle of Crawshawbooth for joiners work
5-
6
1 July 1886
 
 
Agreements of the same for the work
 
 
 
L82/6/2-3 St Mary & All Saints Sunday School, Loveclough
 
 
Founded 1846
 
 
 
 
 
L82/6/2 Teachers minutes
 
 
21 Nov 1926 – 10 Dec 1944
 
 
L82/6/3 Accounts
 
 
Feb 1931 – Feb 1963
 
 
 
L82/7/1-5 Day Schools
L82/7/1-4 Loveclough C of E Sunday School
 
 
 
 
 
L82/7/1 Managers minutes
 
 
23 Apr 1930 – 10 July 1971 (last meeting)
 
 
L82/7/2/1-2 Accounts
1
 
Apr 1868 – Mar 1884
2
 
Apr 1884 – Mar 1899
 
 
 
L82/7/3 Financial and statistical summaries for Goodshaw National and Sunday Schools
 
 
 
 
 
1869 – 1887
 
 
Accounts for Crawshawbooth and Loveclough National Schools Apr 1865 – Mar 1887
 
 
Sundays Schools Apr 1869 – Mar 1886; Statistics of attendance at Crawshawbooth and Loveclough Sunday Schools 1869 – 1887
 
 
Names of teachers at Crawshawbooth National School 1871 – 1876
 
 
Copy of returns about Sunday Schools sent to Church of england Sunday School Institute 1879
 
 
 
L82/7/4/1-5 Headmasters Reports
 
 
 
1
 
1963 – 1964
2
 
1964 – 1965
3
 
1966
4
 
1967
5
 
1972
 
 
 
L82/7/5  Clowbridge C of E Primary School, Dunnockshaw
 
 
 
 
 
H. M. I. Report
 
 
8 May 1961
 
 
 
L82/8/1-8 Overseers of the poor at Higher Booths
 
 
See also Vestry Minutes
 
 
1816 – 1834 (L82/2/2)
 
 
1835 – 1896 (L82/2/4)
 
 
And select Vestry Minutes
 
 
1821 – 1836 (L82/2/3)
 
 
 
L82/8/1 Appointment of Overseers
 
 
 
 
 
30 Mar 1829
 
 
Jos. Calvert, Rich’d Crankshaw and Rich’d Binns
 
 
 
L82/8/2 Accounts
 
 
 
 
 
1691 – 1741 See L82/2/1
 
 
1810 – 1832  See L82/2/2
 
 
1822 – 1843
 
 
Overseers ledgers, 1822 – 1828 includes list of leys owing by Loveclough 1827; list of uncollected rates 1843
 
 
 
L82/8/1/1-30 Letters to the overseers at Higher Booths requesting relief.
 
 
 
1
 
12 June 1827 – From Dan Hope overseer at Prestwich for Mary Blomerley
2
 
11 June 1828 – From John Nutall agreeing to pay 2/- per week for the releif of his wife Peggy Nuttall of Burnley
3
 
26 July 1828 – Draft from Peter Pickup, overseer of Higher Booths to overseers of Tottington for Chas. Heys
4
 
Oct 1828 – Agreement of Geo. Hargreaves to give up the broad looms at the request of the overseers in return for an old pair if he request them
5
 
19 Dec 1828 – From Thos. Coop, overseer Tottington Lower End for Chas. Heys
6
 
23 Jan 1829 – Medical certificate for John Pickup
7
 
26 Mar 1892 – From John Nuttall of Manchester, can only pay 1/- for his wife
8
 
Post marked 1 Apr 1892 – From J. Woodward of Manchester for Jas. Barnes
9
 
2 Apr 1829 From Thos. Green of Over Darwen for Hy Hargreaves
10
 
3 Apr 1829 – From Wm. Chadwick, overseer of Ardwick, with particulars of settlement of John Hargreaves
11
 
7 Apr 1829 – From J Woodward for Jas. Barnes
12
 
9 Apr 1829 – From Jas. Barnes of Manchester for himself
13
 
2 May 1829 – Frm John Ashworth, overseer of ----- ? for Ann Lord
14
 
26 May 1829 – From John Hardman, overseer of Royton for John Heap’s wife
15
 
29 May 1829 – Medical certificate for Ormerod Ormerod
16
 
5 Jun 1829 – From Jas. Barnes (as 12 above)
17
 
29 Jun 1829 – From Richard Ashworth for Paul Greenwood
18
 
5 Aug 1829 – From John Hardman of Royton of Royton for John Heap’s wife
19
 
21 Aug 1829 – Mathias Wildman, overseer of Settle, Jos Calvert, overseer of Higher Booths for Mary Clark
20
 
9 Nov 1829 – Thos. Sanderson, overseer of Slaidburn, about accounts
21
 
9 Nov 1829 – From Thos. Barnes of Manchester, about himself
22
 
12 Dec 1829 – From Jas. Hingley, overseer of Halifax for Rich’d Nuttall
23
 
28 Dec 1829 – From John Dewhurst, overseer of Padiham for John Haworth
24
 
15 Feb 1830 – From Sam Pilkington, overseer of Middleton, for John Taylor
25
 
3 Mar 1830 – From Jas. Catlow, overseer of Catteral, for Geo. Entwistle
26
 
19 Mar 1830 – From Prince Walker, Clerk of overseers of Salford, for Caleb Ashworth
27
 
5 Apr 1830 – From Mathias Wildman of Settle for Rob’t Stackdale
28
 
8 Apr 1830 – From Sam Pilkington of Middleton for John Taylor
29
 
15 Apr 1830 - From Mary Barlow of Manchester for her daughter Mary
30
 
19 Apr 1830 – From Wm. Arkwright form himself
 
 
 
L82/8/4 Assignment of goods by recipients of poor releif
 
 
 
 
 
1832 – Volume of assignments of their goods to churchwardens and overseers by paupers receiving relief
 
 
Two entries only
 
 
 
L82/8/5/1-2 Settlement certificates
 
 
 
1
 
17 Jan 1812 - Certificate addresses to the churchwardens and overseers of Higher Booths the Mary Kenyon of Goodshawfold a single woman is a member of the Female Friendly Soc. Of Crawshawbooth
2
 
25 Sep 1829 – Elizabeth Buttcliffe of Old Accrington
 
 
 
L82/8/6/1-5 Settlement Examination
 
 
 
 
 
1 – 2
 
 
No Date
1
 
Mary Lord
2
 
Robert Smart
 
 
3 – 5
 
 
Jan – Feb 1829
3
 
Rich’d Pilling aged 68 years
4
 
Notes on Hy Riley, John Pickup, Mary Haworth and Hy West and copy letters to Ed. Stanton of Liverpool
5
 
Notes on Andrew Nuttall, Thos. and John Ratcliffe and copy of letter to Newchurch in Rossendale overseers about Alice widow of John Heap
 
 
 
L82/8/7 Removal order
 
 
 
 
 
19 May 1830 – Mary Barlow a single woman from Manchester
 
 
 
L82/8/8/1-3 Orders for apprehension of Putative fathers
 
 
 
1
 
3 Feb 1829 – John Hoyle of Higher Booths, Machine Printer, for a child by Jane Brooks
2
 
26 Oct 1829 – Geo. Ormerod of Lower Booths, labourer, for a child by Jane Clegg
3
 
18 Jan 1830 – John Barlow of Newchurch, labourer, for a child by Peggy Naden
 
 
 
L82/9/1-3 Miscellaneous
L82/9/1/1-3 Deeds
 
 
 
1
 
11 Nov 1829 – License granted by Philip Nich. Shuttleworth D.D. Warden and the scholars of St Marys College of Winchester in Oxford, commonly called New College, from Wm. Hudson of Deddington, Oxon to assign to John Barrett of Lower Heyford, Oxon, farmer a messauge called Lower House at Heyford Warren Oxon, leased to Hudson for 21 years 21 Nov 1822
2
 
20 Jun 1838 – License from same to Jos. Gilks of Rousham Oxon, yeo. and John Stevens of Middleton Stoney, Oxon, schoolmaster, executors of John Barrett, to assign same property to John George of Upper Heyford, farmer, dismissed for 20 years to Barrett, 13 Nov 1833. Wax seal, pendant
 
 
 
L82/9/2/1-5 Plans
 
 
 
 
 
1 – 3 No date
1
 
Ground plan of Church; elevation of vestry
 
 
Ink and water colours on paper
 
 
Scale: 1 inch = 4ft
 
 
Size: 66 x 53 cms
2
 
Sketch plan of ends of pews
 
 
Ink and water colours on paper
 
 
Size 60 x 49 cms
3
 
Ground plan of Oadby church Leics.
 
 
Ink on paper
 
 
Size 46 x 45 cms
4
 
Dec 1853
 
 
Details drawing for seating, Oadby church Leics.
 
 
Ink and water colours on paper
 
 
Architects: R Brandon and R Ritchie of London
 
 
Size 48 x 36 cms
5
 
No date
 
 
Chancel screen, Gagsby (Gaddesby Leics.)
 
 
Pencil on paper
 
 
Size 49 x 49 cms
L82/9/3 Copy of John Wesley’s diary
 
 
 
 
 
Typed extracts from John Wesley’s diary, 6 – 7 May 1747, 27 – 28 Aug 1748, 13 Jul 1761 and 29 – 30 Jul 1766, recording his visits to Rossendale including Goodshaw.