Letter from the Prebendary of Preston
A 17 Century example of a sick note! The Prebendary regrets that he cannot attend due to 'the distemper of a dangerous sickness[...]He that hath much adoe to breathe, can be in no good case to travel.'
'Very miscellaneous papers'
An extract from the previous paper list and an example of poor packaging.
Records Before Cataloguing
This is how the records were previously packaged.
Records After Cataloguing
The records have now been fully catalogued and rehoused in archival quality folders.