St Leonard's Churchwardens' Accounts

Wisbech and Fenland Museum: LEV/CA/1

f 49 (1 November–31 October) (Payments)


Item paid to the pleyars in crystmas tyme viij d.


  • Document Description

    Record title: St Leonard's Churchwardens' Accounts
    Repository: Wisbech and Fenland Museum
    Shelfmark: LEV/CA/1
    Repository location: Wisbech

    St Leonard's Church is the parish church of Leverington. Built in the mid-thirteenth century, the lower stages of its tower and part of the south wall and arcading between the chancel and the south chapel date from this period; the south aisle and porch from the fourteenth century, and a fifteenth-century nave and north aisle replaced the original thirteenth-century construction (VCH: Cambridgeshire, vol 4, pp 186–97, British History Online,, accessed 18 September 2021).

    1487–1620; English; paper; 153 leaves; 290–318mm x 183–215mm; modern pencil foliation (ff 38–83 originally a separate MS and include accounts from 1497–1530); good condition; extensive repairs c 1950, leaves mounted into paper frames, rebound out of chronological order, burgundy cloth over boards; title on spine: LEVERINGTON PARISH BOOK–VOLUME I.

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