RefNoPR138/21
TitleChurch Burgesses Records
DescriptionThe Twelve Capital Burgesses were a body of trustees chaged with the maintenance of the Sheffield Parish Church as a primary responsibility (the parish church having first claim on their revenues).

From 1554 up to 1854, the Church Burgesses role was analagous to that of Churchwardens. In 1854, a new scheme for the Church Burgesses was initiated to enable them to deal with surplus income
Date1553 - 1973
Extent14 items
AccessStatusOpen
LevelSeries
RelatedMaterialThe main collection of records of the Sheffield Church Burgesses Trust, dating from 1304 onwards is catalogued in a separate collection (CB)
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