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Willington Our Lady Roman Catholic Parish

Reference: RC/Wil

Catalogue Title: Willington Our Lady Roman Catholic Parish

Area: Catalogue

Category: Non-Conformist Church Records

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Covering Dates: 1877-1991

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REGISTRATION (Ref: RC/Wil 1/1-8)

Register of baptisms, 5 August 1877 - 6 October 1900
Document format of RC/Wil 1/1


Register of baptisms, 14 October 1900 - 4 November 1926
Document format of RC/Wil 1/2


Register of baptisms, 23 November 1926 - 23 December 1963
Document format of RC/Wil 1/3


Register of marriages, 6 July 1878 - 26 August 1916
Document format of RC/Wil 1/4


Register of deaths, 5 January 1881, 14 January 1884 - 5 January 1896 Includes plan of St. Mary's Cemetery, Willington with burial plot numbers, 25 October 1878
Document format of RC/Wil 1/5


Register of deaths, 20 March 1896 - 25 June 1909 For enclosure see RC/Wil 15/4
Document format of RC/Wil 1/6


Register of deaths, 29 June 1909 - 4 September 1924
Document format of RC/Wil 1/7


Register of deaths, 27 January 1925 - 4 December 1966
Document format of RC/Wil 1/8

Catholic Records Classification Scheme (Ref: RC/Wil 1-15)

Registration


Clergy


Church fabric and property


Parish accounts


Parish organisations


Fraternities, sodalities and church societies (including S.V.P.)


Charities


Deanery


Schools and education


Not used 11 Not used


Not used


Not used 14 Not used


Miscellaneous

(Ref: RC/Wil 2/1)

CLERGY

Confirmations


Register of confirmations, 3 November 1877 - 28 August 1932
Document format of RC/Wil 2/1

Mass Intentions (Ref: RC/Wil 2/2-3)

Mass intention book, 21 February 1925 - 1 August 1942
Document format of RC/Wil 2/2


Mass intention book, 1 January 1956 - 30 May 1981
Document format of RC/Wil 2/3

Sick Calls (Ref: RC/Wil 2/4)

Register of sick calls, 23 December 1920, 2 April 1923 - 10 September 1923
Document format of RC/Wil 2/4

Notice Books (Ref: RC/Wil 2/5-31)

Church notice book, including banns, for the parish of Alnwick, 25 June 1916 - 17 August 1919
Document format of RC/Wil 2/5


Church notice book, including banns, 20 January 1924 - 31 May 1925, 7 March 1948 - 29 October 1950
Document format of RC/Wil 2/6


Church notice book, including banns, 22 February 1925 - 1 May 1932 Includes list of parish anniversaries, 1885-1929
Document format of RC/Wil 2/7


Church notice book, including banns, 8 May 1932 - 29 January 1939 Includes list of parish anniversaries, 1885 - 1937
Document format of RC/Wil 2/8


Church notice book, including banns, 5 February 1939 - 14 July 1940
Document format of RC/Wil 2/9


Church notice book, including banns, 21 July 1940 - 25 June 1944 Includes list of parish anniversaries, 1885 - 1944
Document format of RC/Wil 2/10


Church notice book, including banns, 2 July 1944 - 29 February 1948, Includes list of parish anniversaries, 1884-1950
Document format of RC/Wil 2/11


Church notice book, including banns, 5 November 1950 - 4 July 1954
Document format of RC/Wil 2/12


Church notice book, including banns, 10 July 1954 - 20 November 1955
Document format of RC/Wil 2/13


Church notice book, including banns, 27 November 1955 - 18 November 1956 For enclosure see RC/Wil 2/15
Document format of RC/Wil 2/14


Church notice, 25 November 1956
Document format of RC/Wil 2/15


Church notice book, including banns, 2 December 1956 - 2 November 1957
Document format of RC/Wil 2/16


Church notice book, including banns, 1 December 1957 - 23 November 1958
Document format of RC/Wil 2/17


Church notice book, including banns, 30 November 1958 - 26 November 1961
Document format of RC/Wil 2/18


Church notice book, including banns, 3 December 1961 - 21 November 1965
Document format of RC/Wil 2/19


Church notice book, including banns, 28 November 1965 - 10 November 1968
Document format of RC/Wil 2/20


Church notice book, including banns, 17 November 1968 - 31 October 1971
Document format of RC/Wil 2/21


Church notice book, including banns, 7 November 1971 - 3 November 1974
Document format of RC/Wil 2/22


Church notice book, including banns, 10 November 1974 -19 June 1977
Document format of RC/Wil 2/23


Church notice book, including banns, 26 June 1977 - 17 February 1980
Document format of RC/Wil 2/24


Church notice book, including banns, 24 February 1980 - 21 February 1982
Document format of RC/Wil 2/25


Church notice book, 28 February 1982 - 13 February 1983
Document format of RC/Wil 2/26


Church notice book, 20 February 1983 - 17 February 1985
Document format of RC/Wil 2/27


Church notice book, 24 February 1985 - 8 February 1987
Document format of RC/Wil 2/28


Church notice book, 15 February 1987 - 29 January 1989
Document format of RC/Wil 2/29


Church notice book, 5 February 1989 - 30 December 1990
Document format of RC/Wil 2/30


Church notice book, 6 January 1991 - 19 May 1991
Document format of RC/Wil 2/31

Prenuptial enquiries (Ref: RC/Wil 2/32-36)

Prenuptial enquiry forms (completed), 27 May 1948 - 22 June 1956 For enclosure see RC/Wil 2/33
Document format of RC/Wil 2/32


Prenuptial enquiry form, mixed marriage dispensations, and letter concerning pre-nuptial enquiry, 1948 - 1953
Document format of RC/Wil 2/33


Prenuptial enquiry forms (completed), 12 July 1956 - 18 April 1977 For enclosure see RC/Wil 2/35
Document format of RC/Wil 2/34


Prenuptial enquiry form (completed), 13 June 1950
Document format of RC/Wil 2/35


Prenuptial enquiry forms (completed), 13 March 1978 - 27 July 1986
Document format of RC/Wil 2/36

Papers concerning Rev. A. Hosten (Ref: RC/Wil 2/37-41)

List of subscribers to the presentation to Rev. A. Hosten, on the occasion of the silver jubilee of his ordination, 24 July 1894 For enclosures see RC/Wil 2/38-39, 15/1-3
Document format of RC/Wil 2/37


Letter from the women of the congregation of Our Lady of Perpetual Succour, Willington, to Rev. [A] Hosten, offering congratulations on the silver jubilee of his ordination, 25 July 1894
Document format of RC/Wil 2/38


Letter from the school children of the Catholic schools, Willington, to Rev. [A. Hosten], offering contragulations on the occasion of the silver jubilee of his ordination, 25 July [18]94
Document format of RC/Wil 2/39


Register of masses said at Our Lady and St. Thomas, Willington, for Rev. A. Hosten, deceased, 1927 - 1979 For enclosure see RC/Wil 2/41
Document format of RC/Wil 2/40


Note from [Rt. Rev.] Joseph [McCormack], Bishop of Hexham and Newcastle, to Fr. Welsh, [Our Lady and St. Thomas, Willington], concerning the stipends sent from the Bishop's Treasurer to allow masses to be said at [Our Lady and St. Thomas] for Rev. A. Hosten [deceased], 17 August 1948
Document format of RC/Wil 2/41

CHURCH FABRIC AND PROPERTY (Ref: RC/Wil 3/1-4)

Inventory of church, presbytery and other parish property at Our Lady and St. Thomas R.C. church,Willington, n.d.
Document format of RC/Wil 3/1


Architect's report on condition of parochial property, 14 October 1968
Document format of RC/Wil 3/2


Plan of Our Lady and St. Thomas R.C. church, Willington, February 1987 Scale: 1 : 100
Document format of RC/Wil 3/3


Plan of proposed alterations at our Lady and St. Thomas R.C. church, Willington, February 1987 Scale: 1 : 100
Document format of RC/Wil 3/4

(Ref: RC/Wil 4/1-10)

PARISH ACCOUNTS

Account books


Ledger containing various accounts relating to the parish, January 1947 - December 1954
Document format of RC/Wil 4/1


Parish account book, 5 October 1952 - 23 January 1955
Document format of RC/Wil 4/2


Parish account book, 1 July 1964 - 26 December 1965
Document format of RC/Wil 4/3


Parish account book, 1 January 1966 - 25 December 1966
Document format of RC/Wil 4/4


Parish account book, 1 January 1974 - 31 August 1975
Document format of RC/Wil 4/5


Parish account book, 7 September 1975 - 6 January 1977
Document format of RC/Wil 4/6


Parish account book, 2 January 1977 - 25 December 1977
Document format of RC/Wil 4/7


Parish account book, 1 January 1978 - 31 December 1978
Document format of RC/Wil 4/8


Parish account book, 6 January 1979 - 30 December 1979
Document format of RC/Wil 4/9


Parish account book, 6 January 1980 - 31 August 1986
Document format of RC/Wil 4/10

Day books (Ref: RC/Wil 4/11)

Parish day book, 11 February [1925] - 31 January 1929
Document format of RC/Wil 4/11

Cash books (Ref: RC/Wil 4/12-16)

Parish cash book, 6 January 1980 - 30 August 1981
Document format of RC/Wil 4/12


Parish cash book, 6 September 1981 - 29 May 1983
Document format of RC/Wil 4/13


Parish cash book, 5 June 1983 - 2 June 1985
Document format of RC/Wil 4/14


Parish cash book, 7 July 1985 - 24 August 1986
Document format of RC/Wil 4/15


Parish collection book, 6 January 1974 - 30 December 1979
Document format of RC/Wil 4/16

PARISH ORGANISATIONS (Ref: RC/Wil 5/1-4)

Minute book of committee meetings of Our Lady and St. Thomas, Willington, Catholic Institute, 27 October 1946 - 30 September 1951
Document format of RC/Wil 5/1


Accounts of Our Lady and St. Thomas, Willington, Catholic Institute, 9 November 1946 - 31 December 1952
Document format of RC/Wil 5/2


Minutes of committee meetings of Willington St. Thomas Football Club, 17 August 1948 - 10 Septmber 1950, including league tables, 1948-49, 1949-50, list of players for season 1949-50, fixtures and results, 1949-50 For enclosure see: RC/Wil 15/10
Document format of RC/Wil 5/3


Cash book of Willington St. Thomas Football Club, 1947 - 1951
Document format of RC/Wil 5/4

FRATERNATIES, SODALITIES AND CHURCH SOCIETIES (Ref: RC/Wil 6/1-2)

Register of auxiliaries of the Praesidium of Our Lady of Perpetual Succour,[Willington], 1956-1959 For enclosure see: RC/Wil 6/2
Document format of RC/Wil 6/1


Lists of auxiliaries [of the Praesidium of Our Lady of Perpetual Succour, Willington], 1956-1957
Document format of RC/Wil 6/2

(Ref: RC/Wil 9/1)

SCHOOLS AND EDUCATION

Managers' Minutes


Minute book of the managers of Willington R.C. School, 28 December 1904 - 29 May 1946
Document format of RC/Wil 9/1

School Reports (Ref: RC/Wil 9 2-9/3)

Religious inspection reports of Willington R.C. School, 1947-1956, 1958-1959, 1961
Document format of RC/Wil 9 2


Report of H.M. Inspectors on Willington R.C. School, May 1957
Document format of RC/Wil 9/3

Miscellaneous (Ref: RC/Wil 9/4-6)

Form of school prayers to be said throughout the day at Willington R.C. School, 29 August 1933
Document format of RC/Wil 9/4


Letter from G.R. Clayton, County Architect's Office, Durham County Council, to Rev. James Walsh, The Presbytery, Willington R.C. Church, concerning proposals in the development plan relating to Willington R.C. School, 24 March 1948; also plan of existing building at Willington R.C. School, n.d. [1948] No scale
Document format of RC/Wil 9/5


Plan showing 'additional land' at Willington R.C. School, May 1949 No scale
Document format of RC/Wil 9/6

MISCELLANEOUS (Ref: RC/Wil 15/1-13)

Dried Maple leaves, originally found pressed in RC/Wil 2/37, n.d.
Document format of RC/Wil 15/1


List detailing 'duties of the Inner Sacristy', n.d.
Document format of RC/Wil 15/2


List of 'rules for the Inner Sacristy', n.d.
Document format of RC/Wil 15/3


Photocopy of article entitled 'The Brancepeth Colliery Disaster' taken from The Crook Circuit Wesleyan Methodist Magazine, concerning the death of Thomas Carling, an altar boy at Our Lady and St. Thomas, Willington, May 1896
Document format of RC/Wil 15/4


Perpetual directory of offices and masses of the feast and octave of St. Thomas of Canterbury, 1925
Document format of RC/Wil 15/5


Perpetual directory of offices and masses of the feast and octave of Our Lady of Perpetual Succour, 1927
Document format of RC/Wil 15/6


List of Catholic men and boys working in 'A' pit and Hutton seams, [Willington], 9 February 1934
Document format of RC/Wil 15/7


Plan of proposed small semi-detached villas at Quebec Main Road, Langley Park, June 1938 Scale: 1 inch to 8 feet [1 : 96]
Document format of RC/Wil 15/8


List of parishioners (only partially completed) by street, giving ages, occupations and places of birth, 1939
Document format of RC/Wil 15/9


Special rules of Durham County Catholic Charity [Football] Cup competition, 1947-1948
Document format of RC/Wil 15/10


List of parishioners, by street, n.d. [c.1950?)
Document format of RC/Wil 15/11


Poster showing the programme of services for the jubilee of Our Lady and St. Thomas, Willington, n.d. [1952?]
Document format of RC/Wil 15/12


Photograph of children who have just taken their first communion, n.d. [c.1944] Originally enclosed in RC/Wil 2/11
Document format of RC/Wil 15/13