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Major Accessions to Repositories in 1995 relating to Religion

National, Special and University

University of Birmingham, University Library, Special Collections Department

  • Church Pastoral Aid Society: records
  • Walter Collins, Church Missionary Society lay agent in Uganda: papers 1890-92
  • James Frederick Schon, Church Missionary Society missionary in Sierra Leone: family papers 1832-47
  • Leslie Weatherhead (1893-1976), Methodist minister and author: papers

British Library Department of Manuscripts

  • Book of Hours, Use of Sarum, London c1380 (Add MS 71638)
  • Book of Hours, Use of Rome, England c1425 (Add MS 7169?)
  • Aldhelm (640?-709), bishop of Sherborne: two leaves of the earliest extant copy of his De Virginitate 9th cent Latin with 10th cent Old English gloss (Add MS 71687)

Oriental and India Office Collections

  • Euphemia Margaret Stokes, educational missionary in Madras: corresp 1937-72 (MSS Eur 9596/34)

University of Cambridge, Cambridge University Library

  • Sedulius: Breviter transumptum ex carminibus poete Sedulii de vita et gestis Domini Jesu Christi 1495 (Add MS 9290)
  • John Branthwaite, rector of Harrington: commonplace book c1680 (Add MS 9327)
  • German moral and religious treatises (7) 18th cent (Add MS 9338)
  • [Miss] Moore (niece of Sir John and Sir Graham): diary and sermon notes 1831-45 (Add MS 9343)
  • Canon Law notebook 17th cent (Add MS 9344)

University of Durham, University Library

  • Rachel Hassan, Church Missionary Society missionary in the Sudan: corresp and papers 1944-88 (G//S 1121)

University of Glasgow, University Archives

  • Ian A Muirhead (1913-1983), ecclesiastical historian: papers and sermons (DC480)
  • Lady Marion Fraser (b1932), High Commissioner of the Church of Scotland: papers

Lambeth Palace Library

  • Syon Abbey requiem offices 15th cent (MS 3774)
  • Court of Audience (Province of Canterbury): act book 1615-16 (MS 3711)
  • John Newton (1725-1807) and William Bull (1738-1814), evangelical leaders (addnl): corresp and papers
  • Hugh Richard Lawrie Sheppard (1880-1937), canon of St Pauls: corresp and papers (MSS 3741-50)
  • Edward Gordon Bulstrode (1885-1953), brother Edward, founder of the village evangelist movement: corresp and papers
  • Leslie Wilfrid Brown, bishop of St Edmundsbury and Ipswich: corresp and papers 1935-92 (MSS 3779-3827)

University of London, School of Oriental and African Studies

  • Thomas William Bach, worker for London Missionary Society in Southern India, and Lucy Bach: letters, photographs and printed material 1894-1900 (CWM archive)
  • Benjamin Pratt (1853-1931), minister with the Methodist Missionary Society in Hyderabad: letters from India and biography

University of Manchester, John Rylands University Library

  • HM Rattenbury: corresp and diary 1911-50
  • Rupert Eric Davies (1909-1994), former president of Conference: corresp and papers
  • EL Morgan: letters from South Africa 1898-1902
  • Alan Percy Plowman, local preacher: notebooks 1901-54
  • John Wesley: letters to unnamed correspondent and to Samuel Furly 1757-59
  • HL Herod, Primitive Methodist minister: sermon registers 1915-25
  • Hartley Victoria College, Manchester: Disciplinary Committee minute book and letters to the Committee 1905-13
  • Wesley Guild: records 1896-1990
  • Rev WH Armstrong, president of Conference: letters and photographs c1940
  • Charles Wesley: corresp (photocopies) with John Langshaw
  • Applications for chapel building (2 vols) 1842-50
  • Kings Lynn Circuit: plans
  • Methodist Revival Fellowship Committee: minute book 1979-84
  • Youth Camps Committee: minutes 1968-78
  • Archives and History Committee: minutes 1979-86
  • Conference Office: corresp with Lambeth Palace 1960-61

National Library of Scotland, Department of Manuscripts

  • Abbey of St Benedict, Fort Augustus, Inverness-shire: MSS, formal documents and fragments 11th-18th cent (Acc 11218)
  • T & T Clark, theological publishers, Edinburgh (addnl): records incl corresp 1929-92 (Acc 11267)
  • Robert Craig, theologian: papers as principal of the University of Rhodesia 1970-79 (Acc 11220)
  • Edinburgh Christian Council for Overseas Students: records 1919-95 (Acc 11199)
  • Alexander Gill, jeweller, Aberdeen: letters (11) from Dr Robert Laws and Malcolm Moffat, missionaries in Malawi and Zambia 1888-1928 (Acc 11242)

University of Oxford, Regents Park College

  • Abingdon Baptist Church: records 1748-1976
  • Moir Duncan, missionary to China, and his wife Jesse: papers 1879-1966 (DUN)
  • Herbert Emmott, missionary to China: papers and photographs rel to missions for the Baptist Missionary Society 1923-49

Public Record office of Northern Ireland

  • Protestant and Catholic Encounter (PACE), Belfast: records 1968-95 (D 4098)

Pusey House Library

  • Sidney Leslie Ollard (1875-1949), canon of Windsor and church historian (addnl): papers

Religious Society of Friends in Britain

  • Horace Grundy Alexander (1889-1989) (addnl): papers
  • George Braithwaite (1861-1931): papers
  • Louisa Hoare: memoir of Samuel Hoare Junior 1835

Representative Church Body Library

  • Nenagh Young Mens Christian and Literary Association: records 1861-1953 (MS 550)
  • Thomas Ward, dean of Connor: abstract of pleadings in the case of Thomas Ward, deprived for adultery in 1694 (MS 566)

Royal Naval Museum

  • Rev Alexander John Scott (1768-1840), secretary to Hyde Parker and confidential secretary to Lord Nelson: corresp and papers (Document 88/1995)

Society of Antiquaries of London

  • Canon Joseph Thomas Fowler, antiquary: misc papers 1863-1920 (MS 963)
  • Edwin William Lovegrove: notes rel to church architecture 1892-1930 (MS 970)

University of Southampton Library

  • International Interfaith Organizations Co-ordinating Committee (IIOCC): records (MS 265)

St Georges Chapel Windsor

  • Arthur Stafford Crawley, canon of Windsor, and his wife, Anstice Katharine Crawley: diaries (31 vols) 1894-1948 (M126 addnl)
  • Edmund Horace Fellowes, minor canon of Windsor: letters from Sir Walford Davies, HC Colles and CH Stewart 1924-31 (M 165)

University of York, Borthwick Institute of Historical Research

  • York Association of the Church Missionary Society: papers c1920-70s (not yet listed)
  • Dame Christian Howard and the York Diocesan Movement for the Ordination of Women: papers c1960-90s (Dame Christians papers rel to her activities on the central body of the MOW have been given to the Fawcett Library)

Local Repositories in England

Berkshire Record Office

  • Archdeacon Onslow: parochial visitation of Berkshire 1786 (D/EX 1324)
  • Berkshire, South Oxfordshire and South Buckinghamshire Congregational Union: records 1840-1972 (D/N 25)

Buckinghamshire Record Office

  • Buckinghamshire Historic Churches Trust: records 1956-95 (AR 132/95)

Cambridgeshire County Record Office

  • Wisbech Methodist Circuit: records of circuit and predecessors and of chapels 1839-1988 (R94/43)
  • Cambridgeshire and Huntingdonshire quarterly meeting of the Society of Friends: digest of births, marriages and burials 1645-1837 (R95/36)

Cambridgeshire: County Record Office

  • Rev John Bringhurst, rector of Woodston: estate accounts 1799-1824 (Acc 4405)

Cheshire Record Office

  • Macclesfield St George Baptist Chapel: records 1806-1994 (EBC 4/5077)

Cheshire: Chester City Record Office

  • Womens World Day of Prayer Committee, Chester branch: minute book 1949-90 (CR753)

Cheshire: Warrington Library

  • Warrington and District Organists and Choirmasters Association: records 1933-67 (MSS 2741-42)

Cornwall Record Office

  • Penzance High Street Methodist (previously Bible Christian) Circuit: records 1839-1952 (MR/PZ 472-501)
  • Dean and Chapter of Truro: records 1878-1937 (DCT 258-303)
  • Mevagissey Congregational Church: records 1806-1983 (X 976)

Cumbria Record Office, Kendal

  • Warcop Birks Inghamite Chapel: copy baptisms, burials and the accounts of Joseph Farrer 1757-1807 (WDFC/1)

Devon Record Office

  • Richard Champernowne, rector of Dartington and his daughter, Mary Elizabeth Champernowne: diaries 1872-90 (D 5355)
  • Rev Edward Peek and Cuthbert Peek: diaries and corresp 1866-83 (D 1405 add 3)

Dorset Record Office

  • Gloucester Road Congregational/United Reformed Church, Melcomb Regis, Weymouth (addnl): records 1710-1970 (NP 8)

Durham County Record Office

  • Alfed Robert Tucker, bishop of eastern equatorial Africa: sketches made on his journeys in Eastern Africa c1890-99 (EP/Du SN)

Hereford Record Office

  • Edward Lewis, churchwarden, overseer and constable of Winforton: diary 1767-78 (BJ82)

Humberside County Archives Service

  • Hornsea United Reformed (formerly Congregational) Church: records incl Skipsea Congregational Chapel 1807-1987 (EUR 7)

Kingston upon Hull City Record Office

  • The Hull Free Church Council: records (DCF)
  • Park Street Unitarian Church: records (DCU)

Kent: Rochester-upon-Medway City Archives

  • Ebenezer Congregational Church, Chatham: records c1700-1937 (DE415)
  • Chatham Unitarian Church: records c1801-1952 (transferred from Dr Williams Library, London, N/U/85) (DE446)

Lancashire Record Office

  • Blackburn diocese: diocesan secretarys corresp files and articles of enquiry in visitations 1872-1995 (DRB acc 7827, 7832, 7844)
  • Liverpool diocese: bishops transcripts for Liverpool 1694 (DRL acc 7825)
  • William Myers, curate of St Johns Church, Preston: papers 1809-11 (DDX 104 acc 7780)

Leicestershire Record Office

  • Melton Mowbray Methodist Circuit and Oadby and Wigston Magna Methodist Church: records 1840-1991 (DE 4678)
  • Leicestershire and Rutland Congregational Union: records 1900-90 (DE 4699)
  • Castle Donington Methodist Circuit: records 1829-1993 (DE 4726)
  • Ashby-de-la-Zouch parish records 1865-1993 (DE 4800)
  • Wigston and District Free Church Federal Council: records 1916-94 (DE 4847)

Greater London: Guildhall Library

  • Diocese of Gibraltar (addnl): records 19th-20th cent
  • Izmir and associated Anglican chaplaincies in Turkey (addnl): registers of baptisms and burials 1800-1990 (MSS 29744-45)
  • Diocese of London (addnl): records 18th cent-1990
  • Malaga Anglican chaplaincy: records 1842-1965 (MSS 29845-48)

Greater London: Croydon Archives Service

  • West Croydon Baptist Church: records 1869-1986 (PR2/1)

Greater London: Sutton Heritage Service-Archive Section

  • W Stephens, rector of St Nicholas, Sutton: sermons (4 vols) 1696-1700 (Acc 247)

Greater London: Tower Hamlets Local History Library and Archives

  • St Pauls Presbyterian Church, Millwall: records c1856-1980 (TH/8642)
  • St Georges German Lutheran Church and School, Whitechapel (addnl): records c1768-1991 (TH/8662)
  • St Pauls German Reformed Church, Whitechapel (addnl): records c1895-1995 (TH/8662)

Greater Manchester: Bolton Archive Service

  • St Georges Church of England Sunday School Sick Society, Bolton: records 1864-1910 (FS/4)

Greater Manchester: Bury Archive Service

  • Methodist Preachers Mutual Aid Association: minutes 1885-1974 (CLP)

Greater Manchester: Oldham Archives Service

  • Trinity Wesleyan Methodist Church, Glodwick, Oldham: records 1866-1960 (1995/017)

Greater Manchester: Rochdale Libraries, Local Studies Department

  • Rochdale and District Free Church Federal Council: records 1897-1987 (R/MET/36)

Greater Manchester: Salford Archives Centre

  • Pendleton Unitarian Church, Salford: records 1863-1991 (N/UN3)

Greater Manchester: Wigan Archives Service

  • H Thomas of Wigan, Methodist lay preacher and headmaster: papers 1938-90 (ACC 2942)

Merseyside: Liverpool Record Office and Local History Department

  • Rev Henry Woods Perris: letters from Charles Mitchell Birrell and Hugh Stowell Brown 1860-70 (ACC 5114)

West Midlands: Birmingham Central Library

  • Diocese of Birmingham: corresp and papers c1930-90 (EDR, addnl)

West Midlands: Sandwell Community History and Archives Service

  • Warley Deanery: chapter minutes 1962-73 (Acc 9530)
  • West Bromwich Baptist Church: records 1870-1918 (Acc 9533)
  • West Bromwich Unitarian Church: records 1921-95 (Acc 9538)

West Midlands: Walsall Local History Centre

  • Darlaston Methodist Circuit: records 1844-1980 (Acc 857)

Norfolk Record Office

  • Churchill family, clerics of Blickling, Boughton and elsewhere: sermon notes and parish papers 1799-1876 (MC 577)
  • Blofield Deanery Chapter: records 1897-1981 (RLD 9)

Oxfordshire Archives

  • Summertown Congregational Church: records 19th-20th cent (3929)

Shropshire Records and Research Centre

  • Rev Thomas Haslewood of More: account book 1761-73 (6125)

Staffordshire Record Office

  • Toc H, Codsall branches: log books and other records 1929-91 (D5446)

Staffordshire: Lichfield Record Office

  • Lichfield Theological College (addnl): council minutes 1950-83 (D76/2/4)

Suffolk Record Office, Lowestoft Branch

  • Bernard Patteson Wathen Stather Hunt, rector of Pakefield: papers c1920-60s (871)

East Sussex Record Office

  • Bernard William Tanner, rector of Wartling: papers 1920-59 (ACC 6565)
  • Jireh Chapel, Lewes: deeds 1692-1987 (ACC 6571)
  • Roland C Swift, author of Methodism in Sussex: corresp and papers rel to the history of Methodism in Sussex c1880-1980 (ACC 6701)

West Sussex Record Office

  • Robert Holtby, dean of Chichester Cathedral: papers c1980-89 (ACC 10,086)

Tyne and Wear Archives Service

  • Redheugh Mission, Gateshead: records 19th-20th cent
  • Gateshead Methodist central hall: records 19th-20th cent
  • Cuthbert Street Mission Church, Gateshead: records 19th-20th cent
  • Gateshead Free Church Federal Council: records 1936-66

Wiltshire County Record Office

  • Salisbury Free Church Council: records 1898-1986 (2942)

North Yorkshire County Record Office

  • Arncliffe with Halton Gill: records 1443-1970 (MIC 3064, 3070) (PR/ARN)
  • Cleasby parish records 1608-1991 (MIC 3025-26, 3029) (PR/CLE)
  • Kildwick parish records 1652-c1948 (MIC 3127, 3162) (PRIKLD)
  • Kirby in Cleveland parish records 1708-1992 (MIC 3064, 3166-67) (PR/KRC)
  • Middlesmoor parish records 1700-48 (MIC 3162)
  • Nun Monkton parish records 1714-1970 (MIC 3069) (PR/NUM)
  • South Stainley parish records 1675-1973 (MIC 3126, 3127, 3162) (PR/SNS)
  • Wensley parish records 1684-1989 (MIC 3025, 3029) (PR/WEN)
  • Pickering (Hungate) Circuit: records 1777-1955 (MIC 3061, 3062, 3065) (R/M/PI)
  • Pickering (West) Circuit: records 1835-1948 (MIC 3062-64)
  • Thirsk Rural Deanery records 1913-91 (TD 105)

Sheffield Archives

  • Edward Frank Wickham, later bishop of Middleton: papers, incl some rel to Sheffield diocesan mission to industry 1938-64 (1995/47)

Local Repositories in Scotland

Dumfries Archive Centre

  • Troqueer-Laurieknowe, Troqueer and Maxwelltown churches: records 1795-1986 (RH2, RH3)

Strathclyde Regional Archives, Mitchell Library

  • Congregational Union of Scotland, incorporating the Evangelical Union: records 19th-20th cent (TD1332)

Angus District Council, Local Studies Library

  • United Presbyterian Church, City Road, Brechin: records 1650-1850 (X/414)v

Local Repositories in the Isle of Man

Manx Museum Library

  • Diocese of Sodor and Man: records (ACC 9309)