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Major accessions to repositories in 2003 relating to Roman Catholicism


Cheshire and Chester Archives and Local Studies

  • St Laurence Roman Catholic Church, Birkenhead: registers 1866-1961 (ERC 31)
  • St Werburgh Roman Catholic Church, Birkenhead: registers and indexes 1835-1919 (ERC 30)

Derbyshire Record Office

  • Catholic Womens League, Buxton branch: accounts 1962-74 (D5981)

Dumfries and Galloway Archives

  • Convent of the Perpetual Adoration, Dumfries: photograph albums of the building in 1902-03 and the convent's jubilee 1934 (GGD516)

Flintshire Record Office

  • Roman Catholic Church, Holywell: registers of baptisms, marriages and confirmations, and misc papers 1730-1936 (RC/30)

Gloucestershire Record Office

  • Clifton Roman Catholic Diocese: corresp and minutes, registers and plans of diocesian churches 1863-2003 (D 9074)

Gwent Record Office

  • St Mary's Roman Catholic Church, Stow Hill, Newport: baptism and marriage registers 1835-1919
  • St Michael Roman Catholic Church, Newport: baptism register 1888-1919
  • SS David Lewis and Francis Xavier Roman Catholic church, Usk: baptismal and marriage registers 1876-1955

Lancashire Record Office

  • English Martyrs Roman Catholic Primary School, Preston: managers minutes 1904-85 (RCPE acc 9360)
  • Liverpool Roman Catholic Archdiocese (addnl): finance board minutes and Bishop's pastoral letter on the blessing of the foundations of St Joseph's seminary, Upholland 1880-1957 (RCLV acc 9518)
  • Our Lady Star of the Sea Roman Catholic Primary School, St Annes on Sea: governors minutes and corresp 1976-93 (RCCS acc 9351)
  • Preston Catholic College Association: records incl minutes and attendance register 1891-2002 (RCPC acc 9514)
  • St Josephs Roman Catholic Church, Halliwell, Bolton: registers 1882-1941 (RCHA acc 9387)
  • St Marys Roman Catholic Church, Brownedge, Bamber Bridge: registers 1856-1939 (RCBB acc 9462)
  • St Marys Roman Catholic Church, Newhouse, Barton: registers and papers rel to history of John Parkinson's Charity 1774-1855 (RCNE acc 9357)
  • St Thomas of Canterbury and the English Martyrs Roman Catholic Church, Preston: registers, notice books, accounts, mass books and misc papers 1865-1984 (RCPE acc 9360)
  • St Thomas of Canterbury and the English Martyrs Roman Catholic Church, Preston: records incl mass books, notice books, marriage convalidation papers, church societies' records, clergy papers and Preston Guild records 19th-20th cent (RCPE acc 9408)
  • St Thomas of Canterbury and the English Martyrs Roman Catholic Church Society of St Vincent de Paul, Preston: records incl brothers' minutes, relief books and reports 1894-1947 (RCPE acc 9360)
  • St Thomas of Canterbury and the English Martyrs Roman Catholic Church, Third Order of St Francis, Preston: records incl minutes, general register and admission certificate book 1889-1981 (RCPE acc 9360)

Northamptonshire Record Office

  • Father Godfrey Anstruther, Roman Catholic Clergyman: letters to Mrs Jennifer Miller 1976-77
  • St Margaret of Cortona Roman Catholic Church, Northampton: registers 1983-97

Shropshire Archives

  • Acton Burnell Roman Catholic Church: registers 1769-1980 (7046)
  • Madeley, Dawley and Stirchley Roman Catholic parishes: registers 1804-2002 (7064)
  • Our Lady Help of Christians and St Oswald Roman Catholic Church, Oswestry: registers c1863-1994 (7057)
  • Our Lady of the Rosary Roman Catholic Church, Donnington: registers 1949-63 (7044)
  • Plowden Roman Catholic Church: registers 1826-1943 (7046)
  • St Elizabeth's Roman Catholic Church, Cleobury Mortimer: registers 1763-2002 (7028)
  • St George Protector of England Roman Catholic Church, Whitchurch: registers 1892-2002 (7045)
  • St Patrick's Roman Catholic Church, Wellington: registers 1853-1962 (7018)
  • SS Peter and Paul Roman Catholic Church, Newport: baptism register 1843-85 (7078)
  • St Peter's Roman Catholic Church, Ludlow: baptisms register 1907-49 (7028)
  • St Thomas and St Stephen Roman Catholic Church, Market Drayton: registers 1883-1981 (7080)
  • Shifnal Roman Catholic Church: registers 1866-1971 (7066)
  • Shrewsbury Catholic Cathedral: registers 1776-1940 (7046)

Tyne and Wear Archives Service

  • Holy Cross Roman Catholic Primary School, Willington Quay (addnl): log books 1957-89 (E.WT3)
  • St Anthony of Padua Roman Catholic Church, Walker: registers 1860-1998 (C.NC101)


Scottish Catholic Archives

  • Monsignor John Charles McDonald Barry (1917-2003), priest and canon lawyer: papers (GD/48)
  • Andrew Carruthers, Vicar Apostolic of the Eastern District: notes on logic and philosophy taught by Ludovic Blin at Douai 1790 (B/14)
  • Mark Dilworth (1924-2004), priest and archivist: academic research papers (KC)
  • Pluscarden Abbey: notes, cuttings and corresp rel to the re-founding of Pluscarden (HC)


Cambridge University Library, Department of Manuscripts and University Archives

  • Oxford and Cambridge Catholic Education Board: records c1951-2003 (MS Add. 9662)

London Metropolitan University: The Women's Library

  • Catholic Womens Ordination: press material, corresp and newsletters 1994-2002 (5/RCW)

Reading University Library

  • Pearl Mary Teresa Craigie, novelist and dramatist called John Oliver Hobbes: corresp with William Francis Brown, auxiliary bishop of Southwark (addnl) 1898-1905