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Major accessions to repositories in 2009 relating to Religion


Bedfordshire and Luton Archives Service

  • Alan P Bigg, Northill parish clerk: note books written during time as Northill parish clerk 1989-2000 (Z 1386)

Cambridgeshire Archives

  • Mark Wyatt, farmer, Chittering: farm diaries incl entries rel to religious observance and accounts of Chittering Chapel 1897-1910 (R109/038)
  • Ely Clergy Society: minutes 1915-44 (R109/017, R109/041, R109/072)
  • Ely Dean and Chapter: minutes and attendance sheets 1929-1981 (R109/017, R109/041, R109/072)
  • Huntingdonshire Preparative Meeting: minutes 1967-2001 (R109/011)

Canterbury Cathedral Archives

  • Robert Boggis, churchman: collected visual materials rel to St Augustine's College and Abbey, Canterbury 1895-1907 (U522)

Centre for Kentish Studies

  • Miles John Stapleton, vicar of Tudeley and rector of Mereworth with Capel: volume of sermons 1824-28 (U3844)

Cumbria Record Office, Kendal

  • Metcalfe-Gibson family of Ravenstonedale: papers including those of Revd Robert Weston Metcalfe, Vicar of Ravenstonedale (1888-1908) 1808-1920 (WDX 1599)
  • Society of Friends, Kendal and Sedbergh Area Meeting: records 1894 - 1982 (WDFC/ F1)

Derbyshire Record Office

  • Derby Diocesan Missionary and Ecumenical Council: minutes, financial statements, annual reports, subject files and Missionary Studentship Committee records 1933-1989 (D7140)

Devon Record Office

  • William Beal, Anglican clergyman, schoolmaster, author: volume of copy correp with the Bishop of Exeter on contentious points in Beal's sermons 1842 (7498)

Dorset History Centre

  • Thomas Rackett, Rector of Spetisbury Antiquary: herald's visitation book c1680 (D/RAC)

East Kent Archives Centre

  • William Hudson, sexton, parish clerk and schoolmaster: personal diaries 1871-78 (EK/U113)

East Sussex Record Office

  • Gregory Walton Pennethorne, clergyman: diaries and papers 1910-13 (10176)

Guildhall Library Manuscripts Section

  • Ambrose Weekes, Bishop of London: papers 1970-2009 (Acc 2009/031)
  • Diocese in Europe: corresp and misc papers 1953-2007 (CLC/318)

Hampshire Archives and Local Studies

  • Arthur George Garland, clergyman: notebook incl sermon lists, Bible class attendance register and notes of lectures 1854-83 (106A09W)
  • Eastleigh and District Council of Churches: records incl minutes 1967-91 (121A09)

Lincolnshire Archives

  • Lincoln Youth for Christ: minutes, accounts, corresp and misc records 1975-2009 (MISC DON 1534)

London Metropolitan Archives: City of London

  • St Giles in The Field Parochial Charities: minutes, accounts, corresp, registers, log books and records 1705-1995 (Acc B09/158)
  • United Synagogue, London: burial registers and marriage registers 1880-1994 (ACC/2712 - Acc B09/095, ACC/2712 - Acc B09/096)

Manchester Archives and Local Studies

  • Graham Short, Unitarian minister: civil defence papers 1941-1944 (GB127.MISC/1156)

Norfolk Record Office

  • J Paul Hill, curate of Lakenham: letters to his mother c1905-1958 (ACC 2009/182)
  • Thomas Henry Morgan, Methodist preacher: recording of Methodist church services in Norfolk and elsewhere, with related notebook 1957-1977 (SAC 2009/18)
  • Norwich and Kings Lynn Society of Friends: records, incl monthly meeting minutes 1955-1972, Thomas Buckingham (Kings Lynn) trustees minutes and financial records 1893-2005 and Norwich Preparative meeting minutes 1972-1979 1789-2005 (ACC 2008/358)

Northamptonshire Record Office

  • Northampton and District Free Church Women's Council: minutes and register of members 1943-2002 (2009/130)

Northumberland Collections Service

  • Northumberland YMCA: records 1976-1998 (NRO 08316)

Nottinghamshire Archives

  • Nottingham YMCA: annual reports, programmes, leaflets, handbook and misc records c1952-2000 (7564)

Oxfordshire Record Office

  • Oxford Diocese, Diocesan Board of Finance: glebe and buildings department records, trusts department papers 19th-20th cent (Acc 5891)
  • Oxfordshire Methodist Local Preachers Mutual Aid Association: minutes and attendance book 1959-96 (O197)

Perth and Kinross Council Archive

  • National Bible Society of Scotland, Auchterarder auxiliary: minutes, collection books 1906-1983 (ACC09/57)

Plymouth and West Devon Record Office

  • John Pyer, independent pastor: family corresp and photographs 19th cent (3569)

Powys County Archives Office

  • Brecon Churches Together: records incl minutes, corresp 1968-2007 (B/NC/G/3)

Sheffield Archives

  • Sheffield Council of Churches: records incl minutes, accounts and corresp 1952-2005 (MD8026)

Somerset Record Office/Somerset Heritage Office

  • Theodore Crane Dupuis, Prebendary of Wells, vicar of Burnham on Sea: diaries entitled 'Somerset and elsewhere' 1867-1914 (A\CGS)

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

  • Michael Sheard, Diocesan World Mission Officer: papers rel to Lichfield Diocese 1986-2008 (D495)

Suffolk Record Office, Ipswich Branch

  • Ian St John of East Bergholt: papers and notes rel to his work as parish councillor for East Bergholt Green Party, and research notes and files rel to his publications, Flatford, Dedham and East Bergholt Constable Country 20th cent (HA438)

Tameside Local Studies and Archives

  • Francis Henry Burrows, clergyman: working papers, press cuttings and notes rel to religious education 1919-27 (3756)

West Glamorgan Archive Service

  • Anthony Edward Pierce, Bishop of Swansea and Brecon: personal papers 1941-2009
  • Young Womens Christian Association, Swansea: records comprising reports, deeds, photographs, and other papers 1880-2000 (D/D WAW 30)

West Sussex Record Office

  • George Kennedy Allen Bell, Bishop of Chichester: papers rel to Bishop Bell 20th cent (Acc 15333)
  • Petworth Area Churches Together: agendas and minutes 1980-2002 (Acc 15578)


British Library, Music Collections

  • William Burrows, of Chester: psalm book c19th-20th cent (2009/13)

Imperial War Museum Department of Documents

  • Francis Charles Devas, chaplain: corresp 1915-1919

Jersey Archive

  • Ecclesiastical Court of Jersey: court rolls, visits, accounts and papers 1557-1935 (JA/1566)

National Library of Scotland, Manuscript Collections

  • David Aitken, minister of Minto: corresp, incl testimonials 1827-67 (Acc.13035)

Public Record Office of Northern Ireland

  • Samuel Alexander Bill, missionary: diaries and corresp 1887-1942 (D3301)
  • Qua Iboe Mission: records incl minutes, letters and corresp 1887-1974 (D3301)


Birmingham Archdiocesan Archives

  • Birmingham Catholic Choir: records incl committee meeting minutes, attendance and membership records, photographs and ephemera 1957-2000 (NS)

Lambeth Palace Library

  • Harold Francis Davidson, Rector of Stiffkey, Norfolk: papers and corresp 1905-1937 (MS 4873)
  • George Armin Goyder, businessman, author and Anglican layman: papers and corresp c1908-1997
  • Michael Claude Harper, priest, charismatic movement: papers and corresp incl role in charismatic movement and opposition to ordination of women c1960-1999
  • Thomas Helmore, Precentor of St Mark's College, Chelsea and Choirmaster of the Chapel Royal London: journal of a continental tour 1870 (MS 4878)
  • John Richard Humpidge Moorman, Bishop of Ripon: additional papers and corresp c1930-1949 (MS 4860-4862)
  • Reginald Pole, Cardinal Archbishop of Canterbury: letterbook incl copies of letters (87) and two works c1534-1558 (MS 4874)
  • John Shepherd, Rector of Luddesdown, Kent: letters (10) from Samuel Roffey Maitland and letters (2) from Robert Isaac Wilberforce 1843-1851 (MS 4876, part)
  • Joanna Southcott, prophetess: papers rel to followers c1824-1869 (MS 4876, part)
  • Simon Theobald, Archbishop of Canterbury: indenture 1378 (MS 4837)
  • Historic Churches Preservation Trust: records c1953-2007
  • Parish and People: additional minutes and papers 1964-2008
  • William Temple Association: records 1953-1985
  • Carthusian diurnal incl canonical hours of prayer, possibly created by an English Carthusian house in the south east c1477-1525 (MS 4838)

Representative Church Body Library

  • R L Fleming, rector: notebook 1908-1943 (RCBL MS 853)
  • Brian Harvey, Dean of Ossory: records incl research notebooks and theological writings 1940-2005 (MS 863)
  • Bishop Crowe's Charity: records incl account book, list of boys receiving assistance from the charity 1727-1864 (RCBL MS870)

St George's Chapel Archives and Chapter Library

  • John Henry Joshua Ellison, Prebendary of St Paul's: additional letters and papers 1855-1944 (Acc/2009/027)


Borthwick Institute for Archives: University of York

  • York Diocesan Advisory Committee: records incl minutes 2000-2008 (DAC/MB/27-32, DAC/PF)
  • Yorkshire Historic Churches Trust: administrative and financial records 1988-2007 (YHCT)

Durham University Library, Archives and Special Collections: Palace Green Section

  • John Richard Gray, Africanist: papers relating to southern Sudanese pressure groups and societies and the Christian mission in the Sudan
  • Archdall Alexander (Xan) Wynne Willson Willson, clergyman: MS sermons, talks etc 1932-37 (ADD)

London University: School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS)

  • Elijah Hoole, missionary and orientalist: journal 19th cent (2009/065)

Manchester University: John Rylands Library

  • Kenneth Powell, Bishop Primus of the Free Church of England: corresp and papers 1936-2000 (2009/032)
  • League of the Good Samaritan: additional national and branch records (2009/007)

Oxford University: Bodleian Library, Special Collections and Western Manuscripts

  • John Monier Bickersteth, Bishop of Bath and Wells: additional papers 2000-08

Oxford University: Regent's Park College, Angus Library

  • Samuel Pearce Carey, Baptist minister and writer: papers rel to his biographies of William Carey and A Dakin c1936-42 (Acc. 285)
  • Jean Comber, Baptist missionary in Angola: slides, photographs and papers rel to 1961 Angola crisis c1960-69 (BMS Acc. 255)
  • Bernard Green, General Secretary, Baptist Union of Great Britain: corresp and papers rel to secretaryship c1930-2003 (Acc 281, 286)
  • James Lorrain, Baptist missionary on the India-Burma border: diaries, photographs, papers on Lushai translations and other publications c1890-1940 (BMS Acc. 250)
  • Frederick and May Price, Baptist missionaries in China: photographs c1920-39 (BMS Acc. 247)
  • Tom and Doreen Rogers, Baptist missionaries in Congo: photographs c1950-59 (BMS Acc. 250)
  • Constance Waddington, Baptist missionary in China: diaries, photographs and family papers 1860-1966 (BMS Acc. 257)
  • ONE for Christian Renewal, ecumenical organisation: records incl newsletters, minutes, accounts and conference papers c1970-2000 (Acc. 280)
  • Order of Baptist Deaconesses: early reports (1901-05), with memoirs of Winifred Wilmott c1901-2008 (Acc 278, 284)