Caunton St Andrew


Archival Sources

Church of England Record Office

EC 1431, Plan of Caunton Chancel ‘In its present State’ (1867);

Caunton Chancel, East elevation, and Section looking West (1867);

North Muskham Prebendal estates, Calneton [sic] parish: 9 Oct 1847 and 6 Dec 1847, Correspondence transferring responsibility for the upkeep of the chancel to the Ecclesiastical Commissioners (EC);

29 April 1867, Letter from Revd S R Hole to EC about ‘the ruinous state of decay’ of St Andrew’s, requesting financial help;

1 Aug. 1867 EC minute confirms its responsibility for restoration of chancel, and approves grant for the nave provided repair of both proceeds together;

Subsequent correspondence with EC’s architect, Ewan Christian over details of restoration, accounts of the builder, Clipsham of Norwell;

4 April 1870, Letter from Ewan Christian to EC submitting final account for chancel and detailing extra work which had been undertaken;

10 Nov. 1887, Installation of clock, EC contribution agreed;

27 July 1905 to 2 Aug. 1906, Revd John Tinkler requests EC contribution to, and approval of, Hole memorial.

Lincolnshire Archives Office

FAC Papers

1869/3/1, Caunton Church, Plan in its present state

1869/3/2, Caunton Church, Plan

1869/3/3, Caunton Church, South elevation ‘In its present state’

1869/3/4, Caunton Church, [Proposed new] South elevation

1869/3/5, Caunton Church, Transverse section looking west, and Proposed restoration

PR 6250, Faculty papers for the 1869 restoration.

Nottinghamshire Archives and Southwell Diocesan Office

Parish registers for Caunton: Christenings, Marriages, Burials

SC/01/1 White Book of Southwell

Southwell Diocesan Magazine (various years)

St Deiniol’s Library, Hawarden

Sir Stephen Glynne’s Notes, vol. 34 [photocopies provided by DAC]

University of Nottingham, Department of Manuscripts

Middleton Deeds:
Mi 4/138/1   Charter (1272) witnessed by John, clerk of Earlshaw
Mi 6/171/66   Charter (1306) witnessed by William de Holm’, clerk of Caunton
Mi 6/171/67   Charter (1318) witnessed by Thomas, vicar of Caunton

York Minster Library

MS L1/10   Will of James Leghe, vicar, 29 July 1555; presentation of Richard Stanshall as vicar after death of Leghe, 2 Oct. 1555; presentation of Roger Jackesoune as vicar, 8 Feb. 1557.

MS History of Caunton and District

Spaul, Frank C. and Rita, The History of Caunton, 1994, 84 pp., with charts and sketches [Based on a wide range of manuscript and published sources and secondary works, which are regrettably not referenced in text; copies at NA and Newark Library]

Published Sources

Primary Sources

Archbishop Herring’s Visitation Returns, 1743, ed. S. L. Ollard and P. C. Walker (Yorks. Archaeological Soc, RS, 5 vols), iv (1930)

The Compton Census of 1676: A Critical Edition, ed. Anne Whiteman with Mary Clapinson, London 1986

Crockfords Clerical Dictionary (various years)

Domesday Book [various editions and translations]

Newstead Priory Cartulary 1344, and other Archives, trans. Violet W. Walker, ed. Duncan Grey, Nottingham 1940

Religion in Victorian Nottinghamshire: The Religious Census of 1851, ed. M. R. Watts, 2 vols. University of Nottingham 1988

‘Rental of Robert de Caunton, February 1340’, ed. L. V. D. Owen, A Miscellany of Nottinghamshire Records, TS, RS xi (1945), 147-50

Visitations and Memorials of Southwell Minster, ed. A. F. Leach (London: Camden Society, 1894)

Secondary Works

Beaumont, R. M., The Chapter of Southwell Minster. A Story of 1000 Years, 4th edn. Southwell, 1994

Dawson, George, The Church Bells of Nottinghamshire, 3 vols. 1994-5

Guilford, Everard L., ‘Nottinghamshire in 1676’, TTS, 28 (1924), 106-13

Hamilton Thompson, A., ‘The Certificates of the Chantry Commissioners for the College of Southwell in 1546 and 1548’, TTS, 15 (1911), 63-158

Marchant, R. A., ‘The Restoration of Nottinghamshire Churches 1635-40’ TTS 65 (1961), 68

Ottey, John L., The Story of Southwell Minster (Nottingham, 2005)

Oxford Dictionary of National Biography, ed. H. G. C. Matthews and Brian Harrison, 60 vols. Oxford 2004

Pevsner, Nikolaus, Buildings of England: Nottinghamshire, 2nd edn. ed. Elizabeth Williamson, London 1979

Thoroton, Robert, The Antiquities of Nottinghamshire, 1677; ed. and enlarged by John Throsby, 3 vols. 1790-6, and reprinted, 3 vols. 1972, with introduction by M. W. Barley and K. S. S. Train

Train, Keith S. S., ‘Lists of the Clergy of Central Nottinghamshire’, TTS, RS, xv, parts I-III (1952-4)

Train, Keith S. S., ‘Lists of the Clergy of North Nottinghamshire’, TTS, RS, xx (1961)

Wood, Alfred C., ‘An Archiepiscopal Visitation of 1603’, TTS, 46 (1942), 3-14