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Crook Our Lady Roman Catholic Parish

Reference: RC/Cro

Catalogue Title: Crook Our Lady Roman Catholic Parish

Area: Catalogue

Category: Non-Conformist Church Records

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Covering Dates: 1856-1993

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Crook Our Lady Roman Catholic Parish (Ref: RC/Cro)Clergy (Ref: RC/Cro 2/1-35)Sick Visits (Ref: RC/Cro 2/1)

Register of sick visits, 1985
Document format of RC/Cro 2/1

Mass Intentions (Ref: RC/Cro 2/2)

Mass intention book, 28 February 1981 - 19 May 1991
Document format of RC/Cro 2/2

Church notice books (Ref: RC/Cro 2/3-27)

Church notice book, including banns, 13 March 1892 - 1896
Document format of RC/Cro 2/3


Church notice book, including banns, 18 August 1912 - 13 February 1915
Document format of RC/Cro 2/4


Church notice book, including banns, 15 May 1921 - 16 May 1926
Document format of RC/Cro 2/5


Church notice book, including banns, 13 June 1926 - 14 June 1931
Document format of RC/Cro 2/6


Church notice book, including banns, 21 June 1931 - 14 June 1936 For enclosure see: RC/Cro 2/8, 2/35
Document format of RC/Cro 2/7


Church notice, including banns, 21 June 1936
Document format of RC/Cro 2/8


Church notice book, including banns, 28 June 1936 - 28 January 1945
Document format of RC/Cro 2/9


Church notice book, including banns, 4 February 1945 - 25 September 1949
Document format of RC/Cro 2/10


Church notice book, including banns, 2 October 1949 - 20 September 1953
Document format of RC/Cro 2/11


Church notice book, 1 July 1951 - 8 November 1953
Document format of RC/Cro 2/12


Church notice book, including banns, 27 September 1953 - 29 June 1958
Document format of RC/Cro 2/13


Church notice book, including banns, 6 July 1958 - 2 July 1961
Document format of RC/Cro 2/14


Church notice book, 12 February 1961 - 8 November 1964
Document format of RC/Cro 2/15


Church notice book, including banns, 9 July 1961 - 21 June 1964
Document format of RC/Cro 2/16


Church notice book, including banns, 28 June 1964 - 5 March 1967
Document format of RC/Cro 2/17


Church notice book, including banns, 12 March 1967 - 16 November 1969
Document format of RC/Cro 2/18


Church notice book, 23 November 1969 - 15 November 1970
Document format of RC/Cro 2/19


Church notice book, 22 November 1970 - 4 November 1973
Document format of RC/Cro 2/20


Church notice book, 11 November 1973 - 9 October 1975
Document format of RC/Cro 2/21


Church notice book, 23 November 1975 - 28 November 1976, 9 December 1984 - 17 November 1985
Document format of RC/Cro 2/22


Church notice book, 1 December 1985 - 22 November 1987
Document format of RC/Cro 2/23


Church notice book, 29 November 1987 - 30 October 1988
Document format of RC/Cro 2/24


Church notice book, 13 November 1988 - 4 November 1990
Document format of RC/Cro 2/25


Church notice book, 11 November 1990 - 11 October 1992
Document format of RC/Cro 2/26


Church notice book, 18 October 1992 - 5 September 1993
Document format of RC/Cro 2/27

Church Newsletters (Ref: RC/Cro 2/28-29)

Church newsletters, 2 January 1977 - 28 December 1980
Document format of RC/Cro 2/28


Church newsletters, 4 January 1981 - 4 March 1984
Document format of RC/Cro 2/29

Faculties (Ref: RC/Cro 2/30-31)

Faculty allowing the granting of indulgences to those attending Our Lady Immaculate and St. Cuthbert Church, Crook, during the feast of the anniversary of its consecration, 19 November 1932
Document format of RC/Cro 2/30


Faculty for the observance of the Benediction on certain days, 14 December 1935
Document format of RC/Cro 2/31

Photographs (Ref: RC/Cro 2/32-33)

Photographs of the grave of the Very Rev. Michael Canon Shelley, first parish priest of Ushaw Moor, died 22 April 1946, aged 66, n.d.
Document format of RC/Cro 2/32


Postcard of religious procession in Market Place, Crook, n.d. [c.1930s]
Document format of RC/Cro 2/33

Miscellaneous (Ref: RC/Cro 2/34-35)

Book of parish anniversaries, 1870 - 1950
Document format of RC/Cro 2/34


Notice of Visitation on 1 June 1930 by the Bishop of Hexham and Newcastle to the parish of Our Lady Immaculate and St. Cuthbert, Crook, 19 May 1930
Document format of RC/Cro 2/35

Church Fabric and Property (Ref: RC/Cro 3/1-7)

Postcard of 'The Calvary' at Our Lady Immaculate and St. Cuthbert, Crook , n.d.
Document format of RC/Cro 3/1


Plan of Our Lady Immaculate and St. Cuthbert RC presbytery for electric rewiring, n.d. Scale: 4 ft. to 1 inch [1 : 48]
Document format of RC/Cro 3/2


Plan of new gateway at Crook church, 18 January 1898
Document format of RC/Cro 3/3


Letter from M. Hird and Son, Leeds, steeplejacks, to Rev. W. Lamb, Crook, advising that work is urgently required on the roof of the church, 13 March 1934
Document format of RC/Cro 3/4


Letter from Pearson and Phelan, organ repairers, Durham, to Rev. W. Lamb, [Our Lady and St. Cuthbert, Crook], giving estimate for the cleaning and repair of the church organ, 20 August 1938
Document format of RC/Cro 3/5


Aerial photograph of Our Lady and St. Cuthbert RC church and school, n.d. [c.1970s]
Document format of RC/Cro 3/6


Register of graves in Crook Roman Catholic Cemetery, 27 July 1932 - 1 October 1993
Document format of RC/Cro 3/7

Parish Accounts (Ref: RC/Cro 4/1-4)

Collection book, 1941 - 1945
Document format of RC/Cro 4/1


Collection book, October 1964 - February 1981
Document format of RC/Cro 4/2


Collection book, n.d. [c.1970s?]
Document format of RC/Cro 4/3


Register of covenant holders, 1970s
Document format of RC/Cro 4/4

Parish Organisations (Ref: RC/Cro 5/1-3)Parish Council (Ref: RC/Cro 5/1-3)

Minute book of the parish council of Our Lady Immaculate and St. Cuthbert, 17 April 1974 - 3 March 1980
Document format of RC/Cro 5/1


Minute book of the parish council of Our Lady Immaculate and St. Cuthbert, 13 June 1984 - December 1987
Document format of RC/Cro 5/2


Parish council minutes and correspondence and other papers relating to issues raised at meetings, June 1984 - 2 October 1992
Document format of RC/Cro 5/3

St. Cuthbert's Youth Group (Ref: RC/Cro 5/4)

Attendance register of St. Cuthbert's Youth Group, Crook, 1985 - 1986
Document format of RC/Cro 5/4

Fraternaties, Sodalities and Church Societies (Ref: RC/Cro 6/1-6)St. Vincent de Paul (Ref: RC/Cro 6/1-6)

Secretary's report of the St. Vincent de Paul Conference of Our Lady Immaculate and St. Cuthbert, Crook, 31 December 1927
Document format of RC/Cro 6/1


Annual report of the Crook Conference of the Society of St. Vincent de Paul, 31 December 1931
Document format of RC/Cro 6/2


Balance sheet for the Crook Conference of the Society of St. Vincent de Paul, 31 December 1931
Document format of RC/Cro 6/3


Annual report of Crook Conference of the Society of St. Vincent de Paul, 31 December 1933
Document format of RC/Cro 6/4


Balance sheet for Crook Conference of the Society of St. Vincent de Paul, 1933
Document format of RC/Cro 6/5


Report of the Crook Conference of St. Vincent de Paul, 31 December 1952
Document format of RC/Cro 6/6

Catholic Young Men's League (Ref: RC/Cro 6/7-9)

Minute book of the Crook, branch of the Catholic Young Men's Society, 7 October 1923 - 29 June 1930 For enclosure see: RC/Cro 6/2-4
Document format of RC/Cro 6/7


Minutes of the Crook branch of the Catholic Young Men's League, 26 November 1943 - 23 November 1945
Document format of RC/Cro 6/8


Minute book of the Crook branch of the Catholic Young Men's Society, 23 January 1949 - 31 July 1960 For enclosure: see RC/Cro 6/9
Document format of RC/Cro 6/9

Catholic Women's League (Ref: RC/Cro 6/10/1-3)

Letter from Mary Hutchinson, president of Diocesan branch of Catholic Women's League, to Fr. Lamb, [Our Lady and St. Cuthbert, Crook], sent to accompany a copy of the constitution of the Catholic Women's League, 17 January 1935; also copy of constitution of Catholic Women's League, n.d.; letter from E.W. Doyle, Darlington Area Secretary, Catholic Women's League to [Fr. Lamb], concerning the reorganisation of the Catholic Women's League in the diocese of Hexham and Newcastle, 25 January 1935
Document format of RC/Cro 6/10/1-3

Miscellaneous (Ref: RC/Cro 6/11-12)

List of members of the Arch Confraternity of Our Lady of Compassion, n.d. [c.1900]
Document format of RC/Cro 6/11


List of members of the Apostleship of Prayer of the Holy League of the Sacred Heart of Jesus, n.d. [c.1900]
Document format of RC/Cro 6/12

Charities (Ref: RC/Cro 7/1)

Subscription book of Our Lady's Relief Fund, 1856-1863 Includes: lists of young men who were members of St. Joseph's Club, 1882; account of expenditure of St. Joseph's Club, 1883; minutes of a general meeting of St. Joseph's Club, 6 February 1882; minutes of a meeting of the committee of St. Joseph's Club, 6 February 1882
Document format of RC/Cro 7/1

Schools and Education (Ref: RC/Cro 9/1-21)St. Cuthbert's RC School (Ref: RC/Cro 9/1-21)

Minute book of the managers of Crook RC School, 17 October 1904 - 30 June 1976
Document format of RC/Cro 9/1


Schedule of work for proposed alterations to form a Nursery Unit at St. Cuthbert's RC Aided Junior and Infant School, n.d.
Document format of RC/Cro 9/2


Specifications of Thomas Walton for work and materials required in the building of the [Roman Catholic] Infant School at Crook, n.d. [1870s]
Document format of RC/Cro 9/3


Specification of John Graham, Sunniside, architect, for the work and materials required in the erection of a Convent Lodge, class room, porches and conveniences at the Catholic Schools, Crook, 6 March 1877
Document format of RC/Cro 9/4


30 June 1877 (1) Rev. A. Pippett, Crook, priest in holy orders (2) John Hare, Crook, joiner Memorandum of agreement in which (2) agrees to do all carpenter's, joiner's, plumber's, painter's and glazier's work required in the erection of a Convent Lodge and classrooms at the Catholic Schools, Crook, for the consideration of £400
Document format of RC/Cro 9/5


6 July 1877 (1) Rev. A. Pippet, Crook, priest in Holy Orders (2) William Ridley of Tow Law, builder Memorandum of agreement in which (2) agrees to do all the mason's, bricklayer's, plasterer's, slater's and plumber's work required in the erection of a Convent Lodge and classroom at the Catholic School, Crook, for the consideration of £986
Document format of RC/Cro 9/6


File of correspondence between Durham County Council, Education Department; Durham County Council, Education Committee and Crook R.C. School, 24 July 1905 - 31 August 1908
Document format of RC/Cro 9/7


File of correspondence between Durham County Council, Education Department and Rev. A. Pippett, including copy of County Council's Inspector's report and copy of H.M. Inspector's report of Crook R.C. School, 10 November 1908 - 23 December 1909
Document format of RC/Cro 9/8


File of correspondence between Durham County Council, Education Department; Durham County Education Committee; Board of Education, Whitehall, and Rev. A. Pippett, Crook R.C. School, 9 November 1909 - 10 October 1912
Document format of RC/Cro 9/9


Copy of H.M. Inspector's report on Crook R.C. School, 14-15 June 1910 and accompanying letter from Durham County Council, Education Department, to Rev. A. Pippet, Crook, 26 August 1910
Document format of RC/Cro 9/10/1-2


File of correspondence between Durham County Council, Education Department; Durham County Education Committee; Board of Education, Whitehall, London, and Rev. A. Pippett, Crook R.C. School, 26 January 1912 - 23 June 1913
Document format of RC/Cro 9/11


Letter from W[illia]m A. Love, Clerk of Helmington Row Parish Council to Rev. A. Pippet, advising that Thomas Kelly of Low Yard, Helmington Row, has been elected parish council school manager for Crook R.C. School, 10 July 1913
Document format of RC/Cro 9/12


File of correspondence between Durham County Council, Education Department and Crook R.C. School; also including copy County Council Inspector's reports of Crook R.C. School, 14 July 1913 - 18 September 1913
Document format of RC/Cro 9/13


Letter from Durham County Council, Education Department, to Rev. A. Pippet, concerning the regrading and rearrangement of staff at Crook R.C. School, 21 April 1914; also copy letter from John Manley, for Rev. A. Pippet, to Durham County Education Committee, concerning problems rising from the rearrangement of staff at Crook R.C. School, n.d. [1914]
Document format of RC/Cro 9/14/1-2


Letter from Sister[?] Evangelist, Convent of Mercy, Alnwick, to Father Manley, concerning the appointment of a teacher at Crook R.C. School, [19]14
Document format of RC/Cro 9/15


Correspondence between Durham County Council, Education Department; Board of Education, Whitehall, London; Rev. A. Pippet, Crook, and Hannah Malloney, Crook R.C. School, concerning the certification of Hannah Mahoney, a teacher at Crook R.C. School, 23 March 1914 - 2 June 1914
Document format of RC/Cro 9/16/1-3


Return of Crook R.C. School to Durham County Local Education Authority, year ended 30 June 1914
Document format of RC/Cro 9/17


Letter from Durham County Council, Education Department, to Rev. C. Hayes, Crook, concerning the provision of a school garden at Crook R.C. School, 19 Marcy 1917
Document format of RC/Cro 9/18


Notification by Durham County Council, Education Department, of their consent to the appointment of Freda M. Bulman as C[ertified] A[ssistant] teacher at Crook R.C. School, 4 November 1918
Document format of RC/Cro 9/19


Letter from Rev. H. Madlin, Hexham and Newcastle Diocesan School Association, to Father Hayes, [Crook R.C. Church], concerning the proposal of Crook R.C. School to have a 'Higher Top', 14 September 1919
Document format of RC/Cro 9/20


Draft memorandum of agreement between the Managers of Crook R.C. School and Freda M. Bulman, in which it is agreed that Freda Bulman should serve as assistant teacher at Crook R.C. School from 24 August 1920
Document format of RC/Cro 9/21

Willington R.C. School (Ref: RC/Cro 9/22)

Tender of Isaac Rutter and Brothers, for work required in the building of Willington School, 19 August 1873
Document format of RC/Cro 9/22

Bishop Auckland, St. John's RC Comprehensive School (Ref: RC/Cro 9/23-24)

Curriculum of St. John's R.C. Comprehensive School, Bishop Auckland, November 1986
Document format of RC/Cro 9/23


Minutes of the Governors' meetings of St. John's R.C. Comprehensive School, Bishop Auckland, 2 October 1985 - 21 January 1987
Document format of RC/Cro 9/24

Miscellaneous (Ref: RC/Cro 15/1-15)Status Animarum (Ref: RC/Cro 15/1)

Status Animarum statistics for the parish of Our Lady and St. Cuthbert, 1948 - 1957
Document format of RC/Cro 15/1

Lists of parishioners (Ref: RC/Cro 15/2-10)

List of parishioners, in street order, n.d.
Document format of RC/Cro 15/2


List of parishioners, in street order, n.d.
Document format of RC/Cro 15/3


List of parishioners, in street order, with comments by priest on the subsequent movements of some of the parishioners' lists, 1930s
Document format of RC/Cro 15/4


List (incomplete) of parishioners in Bowden Close and Stanley [Crook], n.d. [1940s]
Document format of RC/Cro 15/5


List of parishioners, in alphabetical order, n.d. [c.1970s]
Document format of RC/Cro 15/6


List of parishioners, in street order, n.d. [1970s]
Document format of RC/Cro 15/7


List of parishioners, in street order, 1970-1971
Document format of RC/Cro 15/8


List of parishioners, in street order, n.d. [c.1980s]
Document format of RC/Cro 15/9


List of parishioners, in street order, [1980s?] Includes sermon notes, n.d.
Document format of RC/Cro 15/10

Commemorative Publications (Ref: RC/Cro 15/11)

Robert C. Laing, editor, Ushaw College: A Centenary Memorial, Mawson, Swan and Morgan, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, 1895
Document format of RC/Cro 15/11

Miscellaneous (Ref: RC/Cro 15/12-15)

Tithe redemption schedule and remittance form in respect of tithe redemption due from Catherine Caslin in respect of 1 to 4 Military Row, Crook, and adjoining yard, 25 October 1909; also reminder issued to Mrs. C[atherine] Caslin for payment of tithes due [for her property at Military Row], 2 October 1909
Document format of RC/Cro 15/12/1-2


Account of Geo[rge] W[illiam] Jennings, Bishop Auckland, solicitor to Mrs. Catherine Brett, in respect of costs incurred in obtaining a grant of administration of the estate of David Caslin, her deceased husband, 1913
Document format of RC/Cro 15/13


Account of John Pallister and Son, Crook, auctioneers, valuers, surveyors and estate agents, issued to G.W. Jennings, Bishop Auckland, solicitor, in respect of costs incurred in the sale of Mrs. Caslin's [formerly Brett] property [at Military Row, Crook], 28 February 1913
Document format of RC/Cro 15/14


Letter from W[illia]m Addison, Bishop Auckland [Secretary of Crook and District Building Society] to [Catherine] Brett, advising that the Building Society Directors are not disposed to advance her any money on her property in Military Row and advising about the costs incurred in offered the said property for sale, 23 April [19]13
Document format of RC/Cro 15/15