Ecclesiastical Archives

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Main topics are:

  • Ecclesiastical records, their location and their use in the context of the following areas
  • The established churches: their development and location of records
  • The non-conformist churches and the Episcopal and Catholic churches
  • The clergy: records created, their location and use
  • Church discipline and pastoral guidance including church courts
  • The parish including parish registers, poor relief, education and other local activities
  • The church fabric including plans and heritors

Number of credits

10 SCQF credits (5 ECTS credits) on Level 5, SHE M (SCQF 11)


Peter Foden