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Major accessions to repositories in 2007 relating to Religion


Bedfordshire and Luton Archives and Records Service

  • Womens World Day of Prayer, Bedford: minute book 1977-1999 (Z1284)

Bolton Archive and Local Studies Service

  • Methodist Laymens Missionary Movement: corresp and minutes 1930-1970 (FZ)

Bristol Record Office

  • Bristol Clerical Education Society: minutes and compilation 1968-2006 (43482)

Bromley Local Studies & Archives

  • Penge Church Missionary Society Juvenile Association: account book 1861-1892 (1750)

Bury Archives Service

  • British and Foreign Bible Society, Radcliffe branch: minutes 1906-1990 (CAB/R)

Canterbury Cathedral Archives

  • Derek Ingram Hill, canon of Canterbury Cathedral: additional diaries 1936-52 (U494)

Centre for Buckinghamshire Studies

  • Woughton-on-the-Green Local Ecumenical Partnership: records and registers for consitutent churches 1837-2006 (PR 247)

Centre for Kentish Studies

  • Sevenoaks and District Council of Churches: records incl committee reports, corresp and course run on Radio Kent 1977-2000 (Acc 7273)

Croydon Archives Service

  • Upper Norwood Committee for the Fourth Centenary of the Reformation of the English Bible: minute book 1938 (A888)

Derbyshire Record Office

  • William Buck Dearden, clergyman: book of sermons written as vicar of Alkmonton and Yeaveley c1884-1937 (D6880)
  • Matlock Bath Clerical Society: minutes, accounts, photographs and other papers 1816-1937 (D6870)
  • Society of Sacred Study, Ilkeston branch: minutes and misc papers 1927-1950 (D6797)

Dudley Archives and Local History Service

  • Churches Together in Dudley: minute book 1998-1999 (9471)

East Sussex Record Office

  • MS book of religious commentaries from the library of the Rev Anthony Springett, Hurstpierpoint c1720 (9690)

Essex Record Office

  • Lawrence Carol White, Anglican clergyman: papers 1913-1926 (D/DU 2355)
  • Essex Churches Council for Industry and Commerce: minutes and papers 1974-2006 (D/Z 514)

Hampshire Record Office

  • Dr William Wilson, vicar of Holy Rood, Southampton: corresp, with family papers and letters to Rev Sumner Wilson, and photographs mainly rel to Preston Candover c1815-1910 (34M67)

Leicestershire, Leicester and Rutland, Record Office for

  • Halford Robert Burdett, clergyman: personal papers 1836-1910 (DE7256)

Lincolnshire Archives

  • Cram family: family corresp, diaries, sermons and photographs rel to Lincs (North Kelsey, Basdeny etc), Notts, Canada and Methodist missionary work in China 1845-2006 (CRAM)
  • James Arthur Herbert Bell, clergyman: diary 1914-1924 (MISC DEP 678)
  • William Everett, primitive methodist preacher: appointment book 1894-1906 (Meth/B/Market Rasen/P/G/2)
  • Samuel Hundleby, Methodist preacher: autobiography of a Wesleyan Methodist local preacher 1917 (Meth/B/Horncastle W/G/2)
  • St Paul's Missionary College, Burgh-le-Marsh: bound volume of letters (40) from English missionaries in the East Indies 1747-1882 (MISC DON 1431)

Liverpool Record Office

  • Rev TA Turney: MS autobiography 1944 (Acc 6157)

Norfolk Record Office

  • William Hay MacDowell Aitken, canon of Norwich Cathedral: further diaries 1912-1916 (MC 2165/23-25)
  • Charles Preston Lanchester, Anglican clergyman and schoolmaster: further diaries 1868-1874 (MC 634)
  • Churches Together in Lynn (formerly King's Lynn and District Council of Churches): further records 1993-2005 (SO 290 additional)

Nottinghamshire Archives

  • Council of Christians and Jews, Nottingham branch: additional minutes, accounts and corresp 1979-2006 (7145)
  • Methodist Local Preachers Mutual Aid Association, Worksop branch: records c1729-2005 (7196)

Peterborough Archives Service

  • Greater Peterborough Ecumenical Council: minutes and papers 1976-1994

Powys County Archives Office

  • Joseph Wilding, Methodist lay preacher: diaries 1872-1923 (R/X/193)

Somerset Record Office

  • Bath and Wells Diocese Mothers Union: diocesan, archdeanery, deanery and branch records 1875-2004 (D/D/mu)

Southwark Local Studies Library

  • South London Industrial Mission and the Bishop of Southwark's Industrial Advisory Council: records 1945-2005 (A735)

Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent Archive Service: Staffordshire County Record Office

  • AS Langley, Baptist minister: papers rel to theology and campaign as a passive resister 19th-20th cent (D6705)

Surrey History Centre

  • Churches Together in Oxted and District: additional records incl Oxted Rural Youth Team Project files 1991-2005 (7208)

Tyne and Wear Archives Service

  • Newcastle City Centre Council of Churches: minutes and reports 1942-84 (IB.NC1)

West Sussex Record Office

  • Federation of Catholic Priests, Chichester Diocesan Assocation: misc papers 1938-2002 (Acc14963)

West Yorkshire Archive Service, Leeds

  • Churches Together in Leeds: records 1987-2007 (WYL2164)

West Yorkshire Archive Service, Wakefield

  • Benjamin North Rockley Batty, Anglican clergyman: sermons 1854-1866 (WYW1646)
  • Clayton H Coon, Anglican clergyman: sermons 1979-1996 (WYW1652)
  • Hammond Roberson, Anglican clergyman: papers 1768-1906 (WYW1645)


Imperial War Museum Department of Documents

  • James Arthur Herbert Bell: letters rel to service as Chaplain to the Forces on the Western Front and in Germany and France 1918-1919

Island Archives Service, Guernsey

  • Bible Society, Guernsey Action Group: records 1950-2000

National Library of Ireland

  • Anthony Dopping, Bishop of Ossory: book of sermons 1700-29 (MS 34,967)
  • Robert Ponsonby Tottenham Loftus, Bishop of Clogher: estate papers, domestic accounts and deeds rel to the Loftus estate at Woodstock, Co Wicklow and The Palace, Clogher (Acc 6384)

National Library of Scotland, Manuscript Collections

  • Archibald Clive Irvine, medical missionary in Kenya: papers 1922-74 (Acc.12801)

Public Record Office of Northern Ireland

  • Amy Beatrice Carmichael, missionary: additional papers 1900-81 (D4061)
  • Reformed Presbyterian Church in Ireland: additional records incl those of individual congregations at Ballenon, Ballylane, Cregagh Road, Ballyclabber, Kellswater and Linenhall Street 1753-2007 (CR5)


Lambeth Palace Library

  • Frederick Donald Coggan, Baron Coggan, Archbishop of Canterbury: personal corresp and papers 1938-2000
  • Folliott Herbert Walker Cornewall, Bishop of Worcester: bank account book 1787-1819
  • William Dodsworth, Tractarian clergyman and Roman Catholic writer: corresp and papers incl autobiographical memoir and letters (16) to John Keble 1831-1857
  • Arthur Hislop Drummond, Vicar of Boyne Hill: corresp and papers c1876-1912
  • Hugh William Montefiore, Bishop of Birmingham: additional corresp and papers incl diaries and notebooks 1941-2005
  • John James Stewart Perowne, Bishop of Worcester: journal of a visit to France 1845
  • Charles Phelpes, clergyman: sermons and treatises 1685-1709
  • John Robert Walmsley Stott, Anglican clergyman: corresp and papers c 1921-2007
  • Oliver Stratford Tomkins, Bishop of Bristol: additional papers incl notebooks and photographs 1947-1977
  • Anglican and Eastern Churches Association: records incl minutes of meetings, attendance lists and notebooks 1893-1997
  • Canterbury province, Convocation: additional minutes of the Lower House (1701, 1852-1917) 1701-1917
  • Armorial of the bishops of England and Wales c 1693-1695

Representative Church Body Library

  • Claude Lionel Chavasse, Anglican clergyman: corresp, presscuttings and printed material rel to the Rev WA Fisher and the souperism controversy 1882-1985 (RCBL MS 806)
  • Francis Alvin Evelyn, chaplain of St Columba's College, Dublin: copy of his Songs on the Way (1952) with MS annotations and additional MS verses (RCBL MS 809)
  • Samuel Foley, Church of Ireland bishop of Down and Connor: diary 1694-1695 (RCBL MS 792)
  • Charles Hickman, Church of Ireland bishop of Derry: book of sermons preached by him 1689-1702 (RCBL MS 796)
  • William Shaw Kerr, bishop of Down and Dromore: diaries, corresp and papers 1945-55 (RCBL MS 813)
  • Bessie Lanyon, Belfast: her collection of autographs and autograph letters of Irish. British and colonial churchmen 1827-1918 (RCBL MS 817)
  • Sir Nathaniel Lloyd, master of Trinity Hall, Cambridge: annotated copy of Constitutions and canons ecclesiastical (1678) (RCBL MS 794)
  • Walter Bishop Mant, Church of Ireland archdeacon of Down: commonplace book (RCBL MS 795)
  • Carlow Protestant Orphan Society: additional minutes and annual reports 1913-2007 (RCBL MS 340 Adl)
  • Galway Protestant Orphan Society: minute book 1881-1964 (RCBL 797)
  • Girls Friendly Society in Ireland: minutes, accounts and reports of the society in the diocese of Meath 1895-2005 (RCBL MS 810)
  • Leitrim Protestant Orphan Society: minutes and annual reports 1875-1982 (RCBL MS 807)

York Minster Archives

  • York Dean and Chapter: records rel to the Library incl minutes and corresp 1986-1999 (2007/18, 2007/21)
  • York Dean and Chapter: chapter clerk's subscription book 1957-1994 (2007/27)


Birmingham University Information Services, Special Collections Department

  • Dorothy Jewitt, nursing missionary: MS autobiography, photograph albums rel to her service in Eastern Nigeria and misc papers 1924-1957 (CMSACC/908)
  • Harold W Turner, theologian: working papers rel to African Initiated Churches and analogous movements in other continents, and New Religious Movements and Pentecostalism 1900-2007 (HT)
  • Church Mission Society: records incl personal and family papers of missionaries and records of local Church Mission Society associations 19th-20th cent (CMS/ACC, CMS/G)
  • National Christian Education Council: national and local councils' committee minutes and Sunday School minutes 1802-1870 (NCEC)
  • Selly Oak Colleges Trust: minutes, corresp, legal and financial records rel to Federation of Selly Oak Colleges and Colleges Endowment Trust c1919-2007
  • Student Christian Movement: additional minutes and administrative papers, including the papers of a staff member, Wesley Parfitt 1960-1966 (SCM)
  • Young Mens Christian Association: additional records c1879-1999 (YMCA)
  • Zambesi Mission: minutes, publications and misc papers 1892-1998 (ZM)

Borthwick Institute for Archives

  • Peter Wood, Anglican clergyman: service and sermon index 1960-1997 (PR BAR 74-161)

Dundee University Archive, Records Management and Museum Services

  • Sisterhood of SS Mary and Modwenna: additional legal corresp and financial records 1877-1955 (2007/278)

King's College London: Liddell Hart Centre for Military Archives

  • Council on Christian Approaches to Defence and Disarmament: records of Sydney Bailey, CCADD founder member, incl corresp, research notes, agendas and minutes 1964-1998

London Metropolitan University: The Women's Library

  • Movement for the Ordination of Women: additional journals, minutes and papers 1970-2000 (6MOW)

London University: School of Oriental and African Studies Library

  • Philip Wade, honorary treasurer of Christian Concern for Southern Africa: records (MS 380896)
  • Melanesian Mission: additional minute book (MM)
  • Council for World Mission: further records (CWM)

Oxford University: Bodleian Library of Commonwealth and African Studies at Rhodes House

  • Ernest Urban Trevor Huddleston, Archbishop of the Indian Ocean: additional corresp and papers, mainly working, but with some family and biographical material 1837-1999 (MSS. Huddlestone)

Oxford University: Regent's Park College, Angus Library

  • Robert Glennie, Baptist missionary: notebook of Bobangi folklore c1890-1909 (BMS Acc 230)
  • Charles Bennett Lewis (1845-1878), Baptist missionary in India: papers rel to him 1845-95 (BMS Acc 231)
  • Kent Baptist Association: minutes 1951-95 (Acc. 247)

Southampton University Library

  • Pastor W Buesing: papers rel to Church of England Committee for "Non-Aryan" Christians, and to the Christian Council for Refugees from Germany and Central Europe 1940-47 (MS 372)
  • CW Pauli, Jewish convert to Christianity: memoir covering his struggles with his change of faith and later missionary travels mid 19th cent (MS 366)

St Andrews University Library

  • James Sharp, Archbishop of St Andrews: notebook containing itineraries and expenses c1660 (ms38629)

University of Wales Bangor, Archives Department

  • W Llywelyn Jones, Wesleyan minister, Penygroes: corresp (50 letters) c1950-1979 (2007/14)