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Esh Laude St. Michael Roman Catholic Parish

Reference: RC/EL

Catalogue Title: Esh Laude St. Michael Roman Catholic Parish

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Category: Non-Conformist Church Records

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Catalogue Description

Records of the Roman Catholic parish of Esh Laude,

St. Michael, deposited on long-term loan

8 May 1996 Acc: 2372(D)

19 August 2002 Acc: 2868(D)

Durham County Record Office
County Hall
DURHAM
DH1 5UL

Catalogue Contents

Registration (Ref: RC/EL 1/1-5)

Register of baptisms, 28 January 1857 [ recte 1856] - 14 November 1882
Document format of RC/EL 1/1


Register of baptisms, 2 April 1883 - 20 October 1912
Document format of RC/EL 1/2


Register of baptisms, 23 October 1912 - 2 August 1925
Document format of RC/EL 1/3


Register of baptisms, 30 August 1925 - 15 April 1951
Document format of RC/EL 1/4


Register of marriages, 15 January 1891 - 17 April 1922 (1 volume, leather half-bound) Clergy

(Ref: RC/EL 1/6-15)

Second Deposit

(Acc: 2868(D))


Register of baptisms, 26 December 1840 - 27 September 1857 Contains a few entries for 1859, 1874 and 1880 made in error
Document format of RC/EL 1/6


Register of marriages, 19 April 1841 - 20 June 1891
Document format of RC/EL 1/7


Register of marriages (Liber matrimoniorum ), 22 April 1922 - 20 July 1951
Document format of RC/EL 1/8


Register of marriages, 2 May 1936 - 15 June 1939
Document format of RC/EL 1/9


Register of marriages, 18 August 1939 - 17 September 1945
Document format of RC/EL 1/10


Register of marriages, 9 October 1945 - 9 July 1949
Document format of RC/EL 1/11


Register of marriages, 8 November 1949 - 3 September 1955
Document format of RC/EL 1/12


Register of marriages, 8 February 1969 - 4 March 1972
Document format of RC/EL 1/13


Register of marriages, 25 March 1972 - 28 July 1990
Document format of RC/EL 1/14


Register of burials, 31 July 1840 - 3 December 1995
Document format of RC/EL 1/15

Catholic Records Classification Scheme (Ref: RC/EL 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

Confirmations (Ref: RC/EL 2/1)

Register of confirmations, 27 May 1900 - 21 March 1948
Document format of RC/EL 2/1

Church Notices (Ref: RC/EL 2/2)

Notice book, 7 January 1973 - 5 January 1975
Document format of RC/EL 2/2

(Ref: RC/EL 2/3-26)

Second Deposit

(Acc: 2868(D))
Church Notices


Notice book, 11 July 1897 - 25 August 1901
Document format of RC/EL 2/3


Notice book, 17 November 1901 - 10 December 1905
Document format of RC/EL 2/4


Notice book, 24 May 1914 - 19 November 1916
Document format of RC/EL 2/5


Notice book, 2 January 1921 - 12 October 1924
Document format of RC/EL 2/6


Notice book, 1 January 1956 - 23 December 1956
Document format of RC/EL 2/7


Notice of a mission at St. Michael's, Esh Laude, by the Rev. Fr. Arthur, C.P., 9-16 September [1956] Originally enclosed in RC/EL 2/7
Document format of RC/EL 2/8


Notice book, 30 December 1956 - 22 December 1957
Document format of RC/EL 2/9


Notice book, 29 December 1957 - 21 December 1958
Document format of RC/EL 2/10


Notice book, 4 January 1959 - 27 December 1959
Document format of RC/EL 2/11


Notice book, 3 January 1960 - 25 November 1960
Document format of RC/EL 2/12


Notes concerning the collection for the Ecclesiastical Education Fund, with a record of subscribers, 1960 Originally enclosed in RC/EL 2/12
Document format of RC/EL 2/13


Record of parochial contributions to the Diocesan Development Fund, for the quarter ending 30 June 1960, 26 August 1960 Originally enclosed in RC/EL 2/12
Document format of RC/EL 2/14


Notice book, 1 January 1961 - 24 December 1961
Document format of RC/EL 2/15


Notice book, 31 December 1961 - 30 December 1962
Document format of RC/EL 2/16


Notice book, 6 January 1963 - 29 December 1963
Document format of RC/EL 2/17


Notice book, 5 January 1964 - 26 December 1965
Document format of RC/EL 2/18


Notice book, 2 January 1966 - 31 December 1967
Document format of RC/EL 2/19


Notice book, 7 January 1968 - 28 December 1969
Document format of RC/EL 2/20


Notice book, 4 January 1970 - 19 December 1971
Document format of RC/EL 2/21


Programme for the Annual Garden Fete and Open Day at St. Michael's R.C. School, Esh Laude, 26 July 1971 Originally enclosed in RC/EL 2/21
Document format of RC/EL 2/22


Notes concerning expenses for lighting and heating the church, and work on the building, 1968 - 1970 Originally enclosed in RC/EL 2/21
Document format of RC/EL 2/23


Notes concerning arrangements for the Open Day at St. Michael's School, Esh Laude, [26 June 1971] Originally enclosed in RC/EL 2/21
Document format of RC/EL 2/24


Notice book, 2 January 1972 - 31 December 1972
Document format of RC/EL 2/25


Notice of a mission to be preached at St. Michael's Church, Esh, and St. Joseph's, Langley Park, by the Rev. Lawrence L. McReavy and the Rev. Ronald Fox, 11-25 September 1949
Document format of RC/EL 2/26

Newsletters (Ref: RC/EL 2/27-36)

Parish newsletters, 9 September - 30 December 1973
Document format of RC/EL 2/27


Parish newsletters, 6 January - 29 December 1974
Document format of RC/EL 2/28


Parish newsletters, 5 January - 28 December 1975
Document format of RC/EL 2/29


Parish newsletters, 4 January - 25 December 1976
Document format of RC/EL 2/30


Parish newsletters, 2 January - 25 December 1977
Document format of RC/EL 2/31


Parish newsletters, 1 January - 17 December 1978
Document format of RC/EL 2/32


Parish newsletters, 14 January - 30 December 1979
Document format of RC/EL 2/33


Parish newsletters, 6 January - 28 December 1980
Document format of RC/EL 2/34


Parish newsletters, 4 January - 27 December 1981
Document format of RC/EL 2/35


Parish newsletters, 7 January 1990 - 23 July 1995
Document format of RC/EL 2/36

Diary (Ref: RC/EL 2/37)

Parish diary, 16 August 1955 - 7 August 1968
Document format of RC/EL 2/37

Records concerning marriages (Ref: RC/EL 2/38-41)

Marriage book, containing details of parties, impediments and dispensations, 25 January 1936 - 1 February 1947
Document format of RC/EL 2/38


Pre-nuptial enquiries, 2 April 1948 - 10 November 1955
Document format of RC/EL 2/39


Pre-nuptial enquiries, 4 February 1956 - 13 August 1964
Document format of RC/EL 2/40


Pre-nuptial enquiries, 8 February 1969 - 17 August 1984
Document format of RC/EL 2/41

Mass intentions and obligations (Ref: RC/EL 2/42-43)

Register of foundation mass obligations, 24 January 1927 - 8 June 1991
Document format of RC/EL 2/42


Register of mass intentions, 29 November 1953 - 17 February 1965
Document format of RC/EL 2/43

Miscellaneous (Ref: RC/EL 2/44-45)

Admissions of converts to the church, 20 June 1953 - 15 May 1967
Document format of RC/EL 2/44


Record of church attendances, 1 January 1959 - 31 December 1961 Originally enclosed in RC/EL 2/15
Document format of RC/EL 2/45

Other (Ref: RC/EL 2/46-54)

Letter dictated to Mother Mary Raphael, Monastère des Ursulines, Sanlieu, Côte d'Or, France, to an unidentified priest, concerning the impending demise of the "your affectionate sister Annie [Sr. St. Raphael]", 18 May 1899
Document format of RC/EL 2/46


Telegram of congratulation from the Papal Office in Rome, Italy, to Canon Harris, on attaining his professional jubilee, 10 [ ] 1924
Document format of RC/EL 2/47


Illustrated incidents in the life of the Very Rev. Canon Samuel Harris, 1875 - 1925, n.d., [1925]
Document format of RC/EL 2/48


Letter from, possibly, Winifred Robertson, Normy, Cranley Gardens, Muswell Hill, London, to Canon Harris, advising that she is sending a parcel of clothing for distribution to the unemployed, 1 April 1931
Document format of RC/EL 2/49


'Spiritual Bouquet' to commemorate the 25th anniversary of the ordination of a priest [not named], 1938
Document format of RC/EL 2/50


Book of sermon notes, c.1941-42
Document format of RC/EL 2/51


Letter from Miss M. Sherlock, 31 Sixth Avenue, Heworth, York, to the Rev. Fr. L. Cain, St. Philip's Presbytery, Dunston, concerning air raids on York by German bombers, 30 January 1943
Document format of RC/EL 2/52


Photograph of an unidentified priest, n.d., [1910s]
Document format of RC/EL 2/53


Photograph of an unidentified priest, n.d., [1930s]
Document format of RC/EL 2/54

(Ref: RC/EL 3/1-11)

Second Deposit

(Acc: 2868(D))


Letters, and account, of J. Atkinson, assistant overseer of Esh, to the Rev. Canon Thompson, Esh, concerning arrears of rates, 19 September 1881 - 7 March 1882
Document format of RC/EL 3/1


16 July 1896 (1) William Logan of Stobbilee House, Langley, mining engineer (2) John Snaith of Lanchester, licensed victualler Tenancy agreement for the lease of a field (4a. 3r. 5p.) in Kitswell Lane, Lanchester Rent: £10 10s. p.a.
Document format of RC/EL 3/2


Letter from Henry H. Cave, Estate Office, Rugby, Warwickshire, estate agent, to Fr. Harris concerning common land and the quarry at Esh, 19 March 1904
Document format of RC/EL 3/3


Tracing of part of the Hamsteels Moor Enclosure award showing the lands belonging to St. Michael's, Esh, and copy of accompanying notes by Henry H. Cave, 11 April 1904
Document format of RC/EL 3/4


14 July 1908 (1) Sir John Walter Smythe of Acton Burnell, Shropshire, bart. (2) The Rt. Rev. Thomas William Wilkinson, bishop of Hexham and Newcastle, and others Memorandum of agreement for the sale by (1) to (2) of a parcel of land (1652 sq. yds.) in the parish of Esh Consideration: £20
Document format of RC/EL 3/5


Plan of proposed recreation hall at Esh by Thomas Roberts, Darlington, July 1923 Scale: 8 ft. to 1 in. [1:96]
Document format of RC/EL 3/6


Itemised receipt, and covering letter, from Fr. Payne, librarian at Ushaw College, for 26 books belonging to Esh Laude parish, 24 December 1933 - 23 January 1934
Document format of RC/EL 3/7


Report and valuation of 2 Hall Road, Esh, by Thomas Pattinson & Sons, Tynedale Estate Offices, Ryton, 14 May 1954
Document format of RC/EL 3/8


Schedules of the condition of St. Michael's church, presbytery cottage and outbuildings, stable and club house, Esh, by H.M. Todrick, civil engineer, 1-11 June 1959
Document format of RC/EL 3/9


Report by Rossi, McCann & partner, 88a Medomsley Road, Consett, on nos. 1 and 3 Hall Road, Esh, and estimated costs of repairs and improvements, 4 April 1972
Document format of RC/EL 3/10


Photographs of the altar [at Esh Laude], n.d.
Document format of RC/EL 3/11

(Ref: RC/EL 4/1-5)

Second Deposit

(Acc: 2868(D))


Parish account ledger, 2 August 1933 - 31 December 1940
Document format of RC/EL 4/1


Parochial accounts, 1 July 1943 - 31 December 1949
Document format of RC/EL 4/2


Parish accounts, 1 January 1950 - 29 December 1957
Document format of RC/EL 4/3


Parochial accounts, 1 January 1964 - 31 December 1969
Document format of RC/EL 4/4


Offertory and collection accounts, 1 June 1943 - 28 February 1947
Document format of RC/EL 4/5

(Ref: RC/EL 9/1-19)

Second Deposit

(Acc: 2868(D))


Letter from S. Nasmyth Stokes, 18 Nottingham Street, London, to the Rev. W. Thompson, Esh Laude, concerning the provision and cost of a school building, 13 June 1849
Document format of RC/EL 9/1


Copy letter from [the Rev. W. Thompson] to the Secretary of the Committee of the Council on Education, on aid for building new schools at Esh, 14 June 1849
Document format of RC/EL 9/2


Plan, elevations and section, of proposed alterations and additions to St. Michael's School, Esh, by Frank A. Coyle, Consett, architect and surveyor, [Durham County Council date stamps, 18 July - 19 October 1912] Scale: 8 ft. to 1 in. [1:96]
Document format of RC/EL 9/3


Record of average roll numbers and attendances [at St. Michael's School, Esh], in the years ending 31 March 1924 - 31 March 1934
Document format of RC/EL 9/4


Elevations and sections of the school and convent at Esh, by Robert Burke, 12 Grey Street, Newcastle, n.d., [Durham County Education stamp, 3 August 1934] Scale: 8 ft. to 1 in. [1:96]
Document format of RC/EL 9/5


Plan of proposed alterations to St. Michael's Catholic School, Esh, by Robert Burke, n.d., [Durham County Education stamp, 8 August 1934] Scale: 8 ft. to 1 in. [1:96]
Document format of RC/EL 9/6


Original elevations and sections for proposed alterations to St. Michael's Catholic School, Esh, by Robert Burke, 12 Grey Street, Newcastle, n.d., Durham County Education stamps, 11 August 1934 Scale: not stated
Document format of RC/EL 9/7


Copies of letters from the Rev. Hugh Cogan to the Board of Education, concerning alterations to the school premises at Esh, 6 December 1934 and 8 January 1935
Document format of RC/EL 9/8


Plan of St. Michael's Catholic School, Esh, before proposed alterations, by Robert Burke, 12 Grey Street, Newcastle, n.d. Scale: 8 ft. to 1 in. [1:96]
Document format of RC/EL 9/9


Proposed alterations to St. Michael's Catholic School, Esh, by Robert Burke, Singleton House, Northumberland Road, Newcastle, n.d., [Durham County Education stamp, 26 January 1935] Scale: 8 ft. to 1 in. [1:96]
Document format of RC/EL 9/10


Annotated copy of the estimate for proposed alterations to St. Michael's Catholic School, Esh, by Robert Burke, Singleton House, Northumberland Road, Newcastle, February 1935
Document format of RC/EL 9/11


Site plan of St. Michael's Catholic School, Esh, prepared in connection with the proposed alterations, n.d., [Board of Education stamp, 12 March 1935] Scale: 20 ft. to 1 in. [1:240]
Document format of RC/EL 9/12


Plan of proposed alterations to St. Michael's Catholic school, Esh, by Robert Burke, Singleton House, Northumberland Road, Newcastle, n.d., [Board of Education stamp, 12 March 1935] Scale: 8 ft. to 1 in. [1:96]
Document format of RC/EL 9/13


Elevations and sections for proposed alterations to St. Michael's Catholic School, Esh, by Robert Burke, Singleton House, Northumberland Road, Newcastle, n.d., [Board of Education stamp, 12 March 1935] Scale: 8 ft. to 1 in. [1:96]
Document format of RC/EL 9/14


Plan of the assembly hall and cloakrooms, forming part of the proposed alterations to St. Michael's Catholic School, by Robert Burke, Singleton House, Northumberland Road, Newcastle, n.d. [1935] Scale: 8 ft. to 1 in. [1:96]
Document format of RC/EL 9/15


A record of school works in the diocese of Hexham and Newcastle, 1925 - 1935; and totals of recognised accommodation for pupils in 1925 and 1935, n.d., [1936]
Document format of RC/EL 9/16


Religious Inspector's report on St. Michael's Catholic School, Esh, 17 May 1949
Document format of RC/EL 9/17


25 March 1977 (1) The managers of St. Michael's J. & I. School, Esh (2) K. Johnston, 12 Front Street, Quebec, builder Articles of agreement for altering and extending the existing cloakrooms and erecting a staff room Consideration: £11,538.91
Document format of RC/EL 9/18


Accounts relating to the budget of Esh R.C. Primary School, 1995-96
Document format of RC/EL 9/19

(Ref: RC/EL 15/1-12)

Second Deposit

(Acc: 2868(D))
Esh tithes


Extracts from the conveyance, dated 2 October 1799, of the College Estate, by Sir Edward Smythe to Bishop William Gibson, and others, n.d.
Document format of RC/EL 15/1


Affidavits, correspondence, and memoranda, concerning the tithes of Esh in the Chancery suit between Sir Edward Joseph Smythe, bart., and Dame Janet Peat and Sir Robert Peat, 30 January 1812; 22 April 1816 - 17 May 1823
Document format of RC/EL 15/2


'An Account of Money Received and what the Tithes cost', 9 August 1816 - 30 April 1825
Document format of RC/EL 15/3


Copy of an affidavit concerning the tithes of Esh in the Chancery suit between Sir Edward Joseph Smythe, bart., and Dame Jane Peat and Sir Robert Peat, n.d., [ c.1820]
Document format of RC/EL 15/4


A record of the first payment of tithes and interest from 30 January 1812 to 30 January 1822
Document format of RC/EL 15/5


Schedules cut from a title deed recording the ownership, occupation and extent of various lands, with rent and tithe commution charges, n.d., [ post October 1878] Originally enclosed in RC/EL 15/7
Document format of RC/EL 15/6


The administration book of the Esh-Burnhope and Hamsteels tithe rent charge trust, containing an abstract of the deed establishing the trust, dated 19 March 1881; an abstract of the supplemented deed reconstituting the trust, dated 2 February 1891; and a copy of receipts and payments, 1 January 1882 - 1 January 1920
Document format of RC/EL 15/7


Accounts of the Leadbitter Smith Tithe Trust, 1 January - 9 March 1882 Includes: covering letter from the Rev. W. Thompson, to Capt. Leadbitter Smith, 9 March 1882
Document format of RC/EL 15/8


Copy letter from the Rt. Rev. Monsignor Thompson, to Captain Leadbitter Smith, concerning the proposal to appoint, on 19 March 1882, a collector for the tithe trust, 17 March 1882
Document format of RC/EL 15/9


Tithe redemption order no. 27937 in respect of rent charges payable to Lady Jane Peat and her trustees, on lands in the parish of Esh, 9 June 1922 Originally enclosed in RC/EL 15/7
Document format of RC/EL 15/10


Letters from John Rogers, Bishop's House, Tynemouth, Northumberland, to an unidentified canon, concerning tithe rents and correspondence with the Ministry of Agriculture, 6 June 1930 - 22 July 1930 Originally enclosed in RC/EL 15/7
Document format of RC/EL 15/11


Tithe redemption order no. 51527 in respect of rent charges payable to Lady Jane Peat and her trustees, on lands in the parish of Esh, 3 September 1930 Originally enclosed in RC/EL 15/7
Document format of RC/EL 15/12

Miscellaneous (Ref: RC/EL 15/13-20)

Letter from the Bishop of Hexham and Newcastle, to the congregation at Esh Laude, arranging the preaching of a mission, n.d., [1858]
Document format of RC/EL 15/13


Letters of authentication of specified sacred relics by Thomas William Wilkinson, Bishop of Hexham and Newcastle, 28 February 1893
Document format of RC/EL 15/14


Letter from W.D. Ramsay, Malton Colliery, nr. Durham, to Canon Harris, containing details of employees and labour costs in 1888 and 1924, and of the facilities for employees currently provided by the Company, 13 November 1924
Document format of RC/EL 15/15


Receipt issued by E. Towers, Ushaw College, to the Bishop of Hexham and Newcastle, for cases containing pectoral crosses and rings, 17 May 1941
Document format of RC/EL 15/16


Programme for Christmas Week [1958]
Document format of RC/EL 15/17


Diocesan memorandum on Sacred Music and Sacred Liturgy, n.d. Originally enclosed in RC/EL 2/10
Document format of RC/EL 15/18


An account of priests serving at Newhouse and Esh, n.d.
Document format of RC/EL 15/19


Copy of list of documents and plans, concerning the priest serving the Newhouse and Esh District, n.d., [ post 1987]
Document format of RC/EL 15/20