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Major accessions to repositories in 2008 relating to Religion


Aberdeen City Archives, Old Aberdeen House Branch

  • Arthur Ranken (1806-1886), Episcopalian clergyman: poetry, letters, cuttings and pictures from his commonplace book (DD/980)

Bath and North East Somerset Record Office

  • Blackmore family of Bath: family papers incl corresp from missionary in China 1885-1910 (Acc 739)

Canterbury Cathedral Archives

  • Derek Ingram Hill, canon of Canterbury Cathedral: additional diaries 1980-2003 (U494)
  • Allen Page Moor, Anglican clergyman and librarian of Truro Cathedral: reading journal 1851-1903 (U88)

Conwy Archive Service

  • John Evans, vicar, Eglwysbach: book collection and notes c1890-1922 (CX307)
  • Garrett Roberts, vicar: papers 1890-1970 (CX328)

Cornwall Record Office

  • Joseph Wellington Hunkin, Bishop of Truro: sermon register 1930-1950 (AD1935)
  • North Carn Marth Deanery: chapter minutes 1939-2001 (DY/DNN)

Devon Record Office

  • Robert Palk Welland, rector of Talaton, Dunchideock and Shillingford: diaries 1830-1831 (7299)

East Riding of Yorkshire Archives and Local Studies Service

  • Alfred Poulsom, Methodist minister: unpublished MS 'Memories of Rural Methodism and First Days of Freedom' 1962 (DDX1331)

Essex Record Office

  • London Missionary Society, Essex County Auxiliary: minutes 1928-1955 (D/NC 97)

Glamorgan Record Office

  • Daniel Lewis, churchman: corresp 1864-1929 (D579)
  • Ferndale Free Church Council: minutes 1908-15 (D555)
  • Society for the Relief of Widows and Orphans of Distressed Clergymen, Glamorgan area: minutes, subscription books and accounts (Acc 2008/164)

Gloucestershire Archives

  • Gloucestershire Inter Faith Action: minutes, accounts, membership records and papers 1983-2005 (D11240)

Hampshire Archives and Local Studies

  • Katherine Lucy Connolly, daughter of Rev Francis Knight, Rector of Dogmersfield: memoir of rectory life in early 20th cent 1954 (37A08)

Huntingdonshire Archives

  • Francis Fraser, Anglican clergyman: personal and family papers, incl papers rel to the Fraser family, artists, of Holywell 1896-1991 (Accession 5271)

Lancashire Record Office

  • Samuel Edward Collinson, clergyman: journals of a visit to Cairo 1894 (DDX 104)

Leicestershire, Leicester and Rutland, Record Office for

  • Thomas Hardy, Baptist preacher: MS transcripts of his letters, with an account of his life c1820-1839 (DE7487)

Lincolnshire Archives

  • Cornelius Stovin, farmer, Binbrook: diaries, account book, notes on religion (with three pages concerning agriculture in Ireland), volume containing entries rel to his work as a member of the Board of Guardians (1868-1869), volume containing copy letters, diary entries, sermons and notes on religious matters and current affairs and volume containing diary entries, together with notes on religious matters and current affairs 1824-1914 (MISC DEP 695)

London Metropolitan Archives: City of London

  • Sybil Theodora Phoenix, Methodist preacher and campaigner: records rel to work with organisations incl the Marsha Phoenix memorial trust 1950-2008 (B08/211)

Norfolk Record Office

  • William Pelham Burn, Archdeacon of Norwich: diaries 1893-1901 (MC 2678)
  • David W Middleton, pastor: papers incl diaries and sermon notes 1950-1993 (ACC 2008/103, 183)
  • William Joseph Parkes, rector of Hilgay: personal papers rel to Hilgay parochial affairs 1845-72 (MC 2618)
  • Alan Brunskill Webster, Dean of Norwich Cathedral and St Pauls Cathedral: personal and business papers c1965-2007 (ACC 2008/245)

Nottinghamshire Archives

  • William Brown Carter, lace manufacturer and Methodist lay preacher: diaries, corresp, family and personal papers 1831-1903 (7397)

Perth and Kinross Council Archive

  • Thomas Shaw, minister of Scone: volume of MS sermons 1730-33 (MS14/230)

Somerset Record Office

  • Hill Dawe Wickham, clergyman and author: diary 1840-1860 (A\CYE)

Suffolk Record Office, Bury St Edmunds Branch

  • Arthur Charles Hervey, Bishop of Bath and Wells: letters received 1852-67 (HD2960)

West Yorkshire Archive Service, Leeds

  • Charles Alfred Thorp, solicitor's clerk and lay preacher: diaries (15) and cash books (3) 1846-1866 (WYL2250)
  • Council of Christians and Jews, Leeds: additional records 1996-2005 (WYL2211)


Imperial War Museum Department of Documents

  • Frank Jewell Evans, Chaplain: corresp rel to service as a Chaplain to the forces in UK, Egypt and Palestine 1917-1920

Jersey Archive

  • Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge, Jersey branch: accounts 1931-2006 (JA/1494)

National Library of Scotland, Manuscript Collections

  • George Stewart McIntosh and Janet McIntosh, missionaries in South America: corresp, photographs and papers c1964-93 (Acc.12903)

National Library of Wales: Department of Collection Services

  • David Martin Lloyd- Jones, preacher and author: sermons preached at his first pastorate in Sandfields Port Talbot 1927-38 (Dr D Martyn Lloyd-Jones Papers)

V&A Theatre and Performance Department (formerly) Theatre Museum Archive

  • The Religious Drama Society Of Great Britain: records incl minutes, corresp and accounts c1930-60s (THM/353)


Douai Abbey

  • Congregation of Canonesses Regular of St Augustine of Windesheim: Priory of Our Lady, Sayers Common: records

Lambeth Palace Library

  • Rosamond Chevallier Fisher, Lady Fisher of Lambeth: papers incl diaries of overseas visits 1940-69
  • Philip Jacob, Archdeacon of Winchester and Edgar Jacob, Bishop of St Albans: papers incl corresp 1827-98 (MSS. 4791-4797)
  • Thomas Parker, 1st Earl of Macclesfield, Lord Chancellor: ecclesiastical appointments book rel to benefices in his gift as Lord Chancellor 1718-21 (MS. 4771)
  • Cardinal Robert Pullen: sermons late 12th cent (MS 4776)
  • College of Preachers, London: papers incl minutes 1961-2007
  • Mothers Union, London: records 1876-1994

Religious Society of Friends Library

  • Braithwaite family, Quakers: family funeral and memorial "recollections" notebooks (3), giving biographical information on individual Friends 1859-62 (MSS. ACC. 11231)
  • John Duncan Wood, Quaker: unpublished memoirs (MSS. ACC. 11210)

Representative Church Body Library

  • George Ronaldson Cuming Olden, archdeacon of Down: sermons, with personal and family papers incl material rel to his son Aidan Ronald Cuming Olden, rector of Kells 1886-1953 (RCBL MS 845)
  • Edward Stopford, Bishop of Meath: MSS, paintings and other objects, incl possessions of his wife and family 19th-20th cent (RCBL MS 843)


Bangor University, Archives and Special Collections

  • Rhys Hughes, vicar of Glanogwen: vol entitled 'The Diocese of Bangor. Biographical Epitomes of the Bishops, Archdeacons, Canons and Parochial Clergy from c. 1530 to 1930' 1929-30 (2008/17)

Birmingham University Information Services, Special Collections Department

  • Wyatt family, missionaries: corresp, photographs, printed documents, papers rel to work with Church Mission Society 1934-1951 (CMS/ACC912)

Borthwick Institute for Archives

  • Walter Howard Frere, Bishop of Truro, historian, liturgist: additional papers, incl corresp and photographs 1865-1958 (MIRFIELD)
  • Humphrey Christian Green, theologian: papers 1924-2007 (MIRFIELD)
  • Morris Henry St John Maddocks, Bishop of Selby: additional papers late 19th cent-2007 (ACC 23/2008)
  • Thomas Roome and James Vesey Roome, clergymen: theological notebooks (5), sermons and papers c 1800-1914 (MD 240)

Glasgow University Library, Special Collections Department

  • Journal of a student believed to have attended Divinity Hall, University of Glasgow 1801-02 (MS Gen 564)

Liverpool University: Special Collections and Archives

  • Anglican Chaplaincy, Liverpool University: minutes and agenda papers 1993-2007

Manchester University: John Rylands Library

  • Industrial Mission Association of Great Britain: additional records 1950-2005 (2008/029, 2008/030)
  • Unitarian College, Manchester: additional records incl corresp and student registers 1830-20th cent (2009/003)

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

  • Elizabeth Allen, missionary: letters to her parents while a teacher at Ogande Girls' High School, Kenya (1974-86) and while on secondment to the Church Missionary Society in southern Sudan (May-Aug 1987) c1965-88 (MSS. Afr. s. 2454)

Oxford University: Bodleian Library, Special Collections and Western Manuscripts

  • Thomas Sikes, Anglican clergyman and author: letters (20) to HH Norris, with one from Norris 1796-1810

Oxford University: Regent's Park College, Angus Library

  • William Carey, Baptist missionary: letters to Dr Wallich rel to botany 1825-30 (IN 13/2 Add.)
  • Edwin H Robertson, Baptist minister and religious broadcaster: papers c1949-2006 (Acc. 261)
  • Benjamin Wallin, Baptist minister: letter book and journal, probably continued by John Liddon c1740-1807 (D/WAL)
  • Stephen Winward, Baptist minister and religious broadcaster: notes for publications and broadcasts c1953-86 (Acc. 256)
  • Walter Hargreaves Wragg, Baptist minister: sermon notes c1940-89 (Acc. 254)