Sentence Examples with the word ECCLESIASTICAL COMMISSIONERS

The Ecclesiastical Commissioners Act 1836, which created two new dioceses (Ripon and Manchester), remodelled the state of the old dioceses by an entirely new adjustment of the revenues and patronage of each see, and also extended or curtailed the parishes and counties in the various jurisdictions.

Together with the other lands of the see of Durham, Bedlington was made over to the ecclesiastical commissioners in 1866.