1635

1635
Richard Murray D. D. removed from the wardenship upon a petition from the inhabitants, for destroying the revenues and allowing the church to fall into decay. See under date 1608.(7)

1635
Humphrey Chetham, high sheriff, was ordered by Charles I. to levy £3,500 upon the county for a vessel of 350 tons, towards which Salford Hundred paid £490, Liverpool paid £25, Lancaster £25, and Wigan £50. The sheriff was taken sharply to account for levying more than the specified amount, in order to reimburse himself for the cost of collection, and was told that it was a “Starre Chamber business.”(7)

1635
The population of the Parish of Manchester in the charter of the Collegiate Church at 20,000 persons. (7)