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Worcestershire Record Office

b 716.093-BA.2648/9(ii) Episcopal register 1536–9

Extracted two institutions of 1545 and 1550 (pp. 40–2).

b 716.093–BA.2648/9b(iii) Episcopal register 1539–43

Extracted evidence from 1 January 1540.

b 716.093–BA.2648/9b(iv) Episcopal register 1544–63
b 716.093–BA.2648/10(i) Episcopal register 1571–1625

Includes sede vacante business 1576–7, 1583–4, 1610.

b 716.093–BA.2648/10(ii) Episcopal register 1625–46

Includes sede vacante business in 1641.

b 732.2–BA.2049 Ordination papers 1559–1657
732.4–BA.2337/1–23 Presentation deeds 1540–1603

Extracted nos 48, 51, 74, 89, 154, 303, 568, 571, 582, 585, 633, 641, 644, 666a, 667, 697, 720, 755, 767, 798, 823, 827, 831–2, 843, 869, 872, 886, 890, 894, 909, 915, 929, 956, 961, 967, 974, 1020, 1038, 1066, 1067, 1073, 1105–6, 1141, 1144, 1152, 1154, 1167, 1171, 1198, 1222, 1238, 1275, 1316.

732.4-BA.2337/2 Box 24 Presentation deeds 1649–62

Extracted nos 626, 632–3, 635.

b 732.6–BA.2511 Register of mandates 1544–1632

Extracted those relating to gaps in the episcopal registers (fos 4r–15r, 253r–4r).

b 744–BA.2729 Letters testimonial for schoolmasters

Extracted nos 1–7, 9–11, 13, for the years 1602–56

b 736–BA.2006 Bishops’ transcripts boxes 1–59, 62

Details of the parishes to follow.

802–BA.2764 Visitation book 1540

Extracted pp. 229–66, 269–372 of a larger volume.

Worcester Cathedral Library

A45 Chapter act book 1605–45
A 65 Register of installations and admissions 1589–1640
A116 Subscription book 1604–1884

Extracted for 1604–45.

D366 Cathedral miscellany 16–17th century

Extracted ordination details of clergy in 1584 (fo. 18r).

A14 Canon’s book 16¬–17th century

Extracted names of curates, 1613 (fos 107r–111r).

The National Archives, Kew

PRO, E179/59 Clerical subsidy returns 1550–97

Extracted nos 204–5, 210, 222–4, 226–9, 231–2, 234–5, 237, 240.

Corpus Christi College, Cambridge

MS 97, fos 128r–132r Archbishop Parker’s survey of Worcester diocese, 1561

Printed sources

Canterbury Sede Vacante Kent Records. Calendar of Institutions by the Chapter of Canterbury sede vacante, ed. C. E. Woodruff and I. J. Churchill (1924), pp. 13.