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For many people living in and around Southwell in Nottinghamshire, the Southwell Chapter would have been an important part of their lives.
- Some people wanted to get married and needed a licence from the chapter
- Others were called to the chapter court to account for their spiritual and moral behaviour
- Some individuals needed the wills of their deceased loved ones to be proved by the chapter
- Many men became members of the chapter, either as canons, vicars in local churches or singers in the choir
- Children attended the Southwell grammar and song schools, run by the chapter.
Discover the history and stories of the Southwell Chapter.