Archbishop Herrings Visitation Returns, 1743
Paperback. 260 pages. Dimensions: 9.0in. x 6.0in. x 0.6in.In 1743, the appointment of a new archbishop of York, Thomas Herring (1693-1757), led to the creation of one of the most useful historical records of parish life in eighteenth-century England. This five-volume edition of visitation returns was first published between 1928 and 1931. It contains the responses made by hundreds of clergymen to the archbishops enquiries as to the social and religious character of their parishes. Incorporating records detailing clerical matters and covering subjects ranging from the number of families in residence to the popularity of Methodism and the provision of schools, these volumes comprise, in the words of the editors, a collection of facts which are valuable for the economic and social, as well as the ecclesiastical history of England. Volume 4 opens with the entry for Averham, Newark and concludes with the return for Stourton-in-the-Clay. This item ships from multiple locations. Your book may arrive from Roseburg,OR, La Vergne,TN. Bookseller Inventory # 9781108058865
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Book Description: In 1743, the appointment of a new archbishop of York led to the creation of a valuable record of eighteenth-century parish life, shedding light on Yorkshire's social, economic and ecclesiastical history. This five-volume edition of visitation returns was first published between 1928 and 1931.
Title: Archbishop Herrings Visitation Returns, 1743
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
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