Pastoral Visitations

These documents are records of the inspections carried out by the bishop or his representatives to each of the parishes belonging to the diocese (the number of parishes vary throughout time) to assess how parishes were administered, and to make inventories of their possessions. The whole series run from 1613 up to 2003. Curates: Papers about administrative matters, litigation between parishioners and priests, and disputes over jurisdiction, running from 1600 to 1974.