Almoner

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Almoner of Durham Priory

Obedientary in charge of the main local charitable roles of the Priory, providing for the poor and sick of Durham City. This involved running two almshouses on the peninsula, two hospitals, at Durham (St Mary Magdalen) and Witton Gilbert, and the almonry school.


Office holders

OfficeHolderfromto
Thomas Swalwell, -15391515 JL1539 JL