Records of the Butchers' Company
Reference: DCG 3
Dates of creation: 1579-1845, 1893
Extent: 7 volumes; 4 files (54f)
Records of the Butchers company, formerly known as the Butchers and Fleshers' company are held by Durham University and can be viewed via the Special Collections Catalogue.
[Ordinaries, 1403, 1520]; Ordinances, 1579, 1660-1809.
Minutes, attendance and accounts: 1579, 1615-1717, 1733-1845.
(Formal) accounts: 1619-1630, 1641-1656, 1693-1707.
Freemen and admissions: undated, 1644-1839.
An index of freemen and apprentice Butchers is not yet available.
Accession history DCG 3/1-8, 10-16: deposited by J. Nelson, warden, 26 November 1966.
DCG 3/9: found among manuscripts for a series of articles on each of the Durham guilds by C.M. Carlton, with records transcripts and notes; deposited by W.A. Bramwell, 1937 (Misc.2002/2003:8), see ADD 1905.