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Heritage Lottery Fund Estates Records Project

The King's College estates records for Lancashire refer to College lands in the following manors:

Manchester and Prescot.

From this page you can view images of selected documents from the Lancashire records, visit the online catalogue for each estate, provided through Janus, or download a copy of the county catalogue in Microsoft Word format.



Image Gallery

Here are some examples of documents taken from records for Prescot, Lancashire.

Click on the thumbnail images to view a larger version.

Vicarage endowment Endowment of the vicarage, 1448
Ref: KCAR/6/2/123/3 PRE/8
Royal Letters Patent of Henry VI, 1445
Ref: KCAR/6/2/123/3 PRE/5
Founder's grant
Rector's letter Letter from the rector, 1586
Ref: KCAR/6/2/123/10 PRE/22
Tithe extracts, 1644
Ref: KCAR/6/2/123/15 PRE/32
Extracts from the College ledger
Sutton church painting Painting of Sutton Church, c. 1890
Ref: KCAR/6/2/123/8 PRE/129


Links to the JANUS online catalogue

Click here to visit the online catalogue pages for the estates in Lancashire:

  • Manchester
  • Prescot

Complete catalogue for Lancashire

Click on the link below to view the catalogue for the Lancashire records. Please not the Microsoft Word version of the catalogue is not kept as up-to-date as the online version, available through Janus. You are advised to loo at the online version if possible.
[Please note you will need Microsoft Word '97 or later in order to view the document correctly, and it may take some time to download.]

The county catalogue has been arranged alphabetically by estate, but if you are interested in a particular town or village within Lancashire, you can also download Word catalogues for each estate separately. See the full list of estates here.

If you are interested in viewing any of the documents from the Lancashire estate records, please Contact the Archive CentreContact Us to arrange an appointment.

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All links were current as of April 2007.