RefNoDIOC
TitleDiocese of Sheffield
DescriptionDiocesan Board of Finance (DIOC/BF)

Clergy Files (DICO/CF)

Directories /Year Books, 1956 - 2018 (DIOC/DIR)

Diocesan Education Committee (DIOC/EDUC)

Faculties (DIOC/FAC)

South Yorkshire Workplace Chaplaincy (formerly the Industrial Mission in South Yorkshire, formerly
Sheffield Industrial Mission) (DIOC/IM)

Miscellaneous / pastoral measure (DIOC/MISC)

Diocesan Moral Welfare Council (formerly Sheffield Diocesan Preventive and Rescue Association)
(DIOC/MW)

Diocesan Readers' Association (DIOC/RA)

Rural Deaneries (DIOC/RD)

Diocesan Registry (DIOC/REG)

Board of Women's Work (Later Board for Women's Ministry) (DIOC/WW)


Other records (not yet catalogued):
(Acc. 65420)
Papers regarding Parsonage houses, 1837 - 1915 (numbered as PR/Dioc/2?)

(Acc. 65560)
Archdeaconry of Sheffield and Rotherham, Visitation Returns, 1960 - 1965 (numbered as PR/Dioc/3?)

(Acc. 1987/97)
Map (folded). Sheffield, St Luke, Lodge Moor, Anglican Parish.

(Acc. 1994/1)
Youth Committee records including minutes of meetings 1940-1956, 1966-1973, and accounts 1966-1977; Children's Work Committee minutes of meetings 1968-1980.

(Acc. 1994/71)
Files relating to parishes now in Sheffield Diocese including Abbeydale; Beighton; Dore; Frecheville; Greenhill; Hackenthorpe; Hemsworth; Mosborough; Norton and Totley; 1930s - 1970s.

(Acc. 1999/35)
Census of attendance in County Borough of Rotherham, 1963

(Acc. 2001/37)
Papers and photographs regarding faculty application for re-ordering Whiston Church and disposal of furniture, 1993
Report on painting by Rupert C. W. Bunny from Christ Church, Doncaster, 1999

(Acc. 2004/2)
Scrapbook containing letters, accounts, annual reports of Sheffield Diocesan women's Offering for Women's work 1941-1947 and leaflets, newscuttings about Rochester Cathedral 1956-1966 with draft letter about Sheffield Diocesan Women's Offering by Mrs Murial Stannard 1980

(Acc. 2004/113)
Sheffield Diocesan Missionary Council
Minute book Mar 1960 - Mar 1972 (signed)

(Acc. 2005/92)
Draft inventory of the contents of St Stephen's Church, Eastwood, Rotherham, including items of St Saviour's, Clifton, Rotherham, 1937

(Acc. no. 2006/46)
Faculties, 1988-2006

(Acc. 2007/59)
Reports on disposal of furnishings following redundancy, together with schedules of remaining memorials and stained glass included in the sales:
Doncaster, Christ Church, Jan 1997
Rotherham, St Stephen, Eastwood, Jan 1997
Sheffield, St Andrew, Sharrow, Feb 1999

(Acc. 2007/73)
Diocese of Sheffield: Diocesan Strategy 1999-2004 - consultation document, 1998

(Acc. 2007/100)
Various papers, 1940-1987, including Clergy Synod correspondence, formation of Gleadless parish, Bishop Burrows' memorial fund and Sheffield Industrial Mission.

(Acc. 2008/105)
Deceased clergy files, 1940s - c.2007; Visitation papers, 1944 - 1987

(Acc. 2010/109)
Faculties, 1994-2001

(Acc. 2010/150)
Records of the West Riding Charitable Society (Diocesan districts of York and Sheffield) for the relief of the indigent clergy, their widows, orphans and distressed families. Includes: annual reports, minutes and accounts, 19th cent - 1980s.

(Acc. 2011/1)
Deed of resignation, Chancellor G. B. Graham, 1992 (1396b); Instrument, Michael Frederick Gear, 1993 (1407b)

(Acc. 2012/55)
Marriage licence affidavits, 1986-1998 and 2006-2007; Form of Faculty in Unopposed Proceedings' F.J.7 forms [grant of Licence or Faculty to proceed with work], 1961-2008; deeds, including mortgages, counterpart leases, waivers and duplicate conveyances re. property/land in Sheffield including Broomhill (Lawson Road, Sale Hill, Fulwood Road, Manchester Road), Longley (Pitsmoor), Manchester Road (Bell Hagg Inn), St. James Street and Vicar Lane, St. James' Church (site of), Gell Street, St. Luke's Church, Solly Street/Garden Street, 1885-1961; deeds re. property/land in Parkgate (Rotherham), Greasbrough, Doncaster, North Thorne and Cowick, 1871-1996; title deeds, St. Bartholomew Vicarage and land adjoining, Burgoyne Road, Sheffield, 1887-1966.

(Acc. 2015/86)
Act Book files Nos. 1258B-2390 (licensing, institutions, collations, consecrations, ordinations, visitations, installations, resignations, suspensions), 1993-2009; Faculty file nos. 2638A-3861 and 3897-4118 (incomplete runs), 4122-5200, 2003-2013; correspondence, 2004-2006; unnumbered/lapsed/abandoned faculties (11 files), 1987-2001

(Acc. 2016/1)
Deceased clergy files:

Box 1 (36782)
James Martin Kilner (d. 2013)
Kenneth William Sargeantson (d. 2015)
Reverend Dr. Canon George Tolley (d. 201?)
Peter Morley (d. 201?)
George Beckett (d. 2014)
John Anthony Bowering (d. 201?)

Box 2 (36783)
Harold William Everest (d. 201?)
Beryl Rose Turner (d. 201?)
Donald James Henry Sparkes (d. 201?)

(Acc. 2018/23)
Sheffield Diocese Deaf Church:
Minute book (Sheffield Diocese Deaf Church, later St Stephen's Church for the Deaf, Psalter Lane, Sheffield), Jan 1983 - Aug 1988.
Services register (Rotherham and District Church for the Deaf), Oct 1985 - Apr 1989 (note: most entries relate to services held at All Saints, Rotherham, with occasional special services at Psalter Lane Church in Sheffield and Wentworth Parish Church).
Marriage Banns certificate book, Jun 1989 - Apr 1990 (includes surnames only and dates on certificate stubs).

(Acc. 2021/24)
Deceased Clergy File, Reverend Colin John Anderson Hickling (1931-2007)

(Acc. 2022/50)
Faculties, 2011-2021 (File Nos. 5201-5920) [Boxes 1-64]
Act Book file nos. 2391-3193, including marriage licence application affidavits, 2008-2015; consecrations, installations, institutions, licensing, ordinations, suspensions, appointments, visitations, 1950s-2019. [Boxes 65-99]

Miscellaneous, including Curate licences, benefice reorganisation papers, Patronage Book, marriage licence register, ordination book, Institution registers, faculty files indexes (1961-2011), Institution and Faculty books, transfer of benefices book, suspension notices file, Act Books, document registers, Oath declarations. 1881 - 2015:
Box 100
Institutions Register, 1997 - 2014
Institution & Faculties Book, 1980 - 1997
Faculty Books, 1997 - 2010, 2009 - 2015
Faculty Indexes, 1961, 1961 - 1995, 1995 - 1997

Box 101
Cathedral Statue Papers: Correspondents, Inaugurations, Mandates, Orders of Service; Miscellaneous Papers inc. Correspondents and Declarations

Box 102
Ordination Files, 1980 - 2000
Town Planning Documents, 1980 - 1990

Box 103
Index to Curacies Book, 1962
Curates Licenses Books, 1914 - 1937, 1937 - 1962, 1963 - 1973

Box 104
Building Scheme Papers, 1944
Reorganisation Areas Measure Papers, 1944
Suspension Register Notices, 1999 - March 2007

Box 105
Diocese of Sheffield Act Books, 1914 - 1957, May 1958 - June 1993

Box 106
Books of Declaration and Oaths of Allegiance, 1914 - 1952, 1953 - 1997
Register of Oath Book, 1914

Box 107
Consecrations Index, 1914 - 1981
Book of Benefices
Sheffield Diocesan Registry Document Registers, 1914 - 1989, 1990 - 1991

Box 108
Institutions Indexes, 1962, 1962 - April 2008
Faculties Book, 1934 - 1978
Consistory Court Cause Book, 1921 - 1998
Transfers of Benefices Book, 1881 - 1976

Box 109
Patronage Book, 1986 - 2002
Marriage License Register, 1955 - 2015

Box 110
Register of Canons, 1998 - 2010
Sequestrations Book, 1914 - 1998
Licenses of Non-Residence Book

Box 111
The Church Commissioners Book
Diocese of Sheffield Act Book, 1960 - 1991
Book of Correspondents, 1938
AccessStatusOpen
AccessConditionsSome records include references to named individuals and their personal circumstances. Consequently some of these records are closed to public inspection for 84 years under the Data Protection Act (exempt under section 40 of the Freedom of Information Act). Please refer to Sheffield Archives for advice on how to access the restricted items.
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