Queen Anne's Bounty was a perpetual fund of first-fruits and tenths, established in 1704, used to augment poor ecclesiastical livings.
Queen Anne's Bounty mortage papers relating to parsonage houses no longer the property of the Church Commissioners, including correspondence, estimates, orders to pay and certificates. The papers are arranged alphabetically by parish in county groups within each diocese.
The papers were bought from Peter Eaton in 1970.Access Conditions
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M. Clapinson and T.D. Rogers, Summary Catalogue of Post-Medieval Western Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library Oxford. Acquisitions 1916-1975. (Oxford, 1991), vol. II, nos. 54166-73.
Queen Anne's Bounty
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