This on-line resource allows the York collection of Cause Papers, that is the case records created by the ecclesiastical courts of York 1300-1858, to be searched by type, date of case, names of individuals involved in the case as witnesses or parties and places mentioned in the records. From July 2011 images of the records are available for download.
We are very pleased to acknowledge the support of the Andrew W Mellon Foundation, who funded the cataloguing project June 2007-2010, and the JISC Rapid Digitisation programme 2011, which funded the imaging of the records March-July 2011. Both projects were managed by the Borthwick Institute for Archives, University Library & Archives, University of York. Technical services have been provided by the HRI Digital at the Humanities Research Institute, University of Sheffield.
Search the Cause Papers catalogue
The project blog for the JISC funded imaging project can be found at http://yorkcausepapers.wordpress.com/ .