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Major accessions to repositories in 2010 relating to Religion


Bristol Record Office

  • Community of the Sisters of Charity in Knowle: diaries, corresp, photographs and papers incl sermons and papers of Rev A H Ward, Chaplain 1861-2009 (44468)

Cambridgeshire Archives

  • Downham Steam Engine Methodist Chapel: trustees accounts 1951-1968 (R110/037)
  • Wisbech and District Free Church Federal Council: minutes 1894-1961 (R110/082)
  • Collegiate Church of St John the Evangelist, Liege, Belgium: account books and receipts and payments rel to rents 1726-1808 (MS Add.9872-9873)

Centre for Buckinghamshire Studies

  • Buckinghamshire Baptist Lay Preachers Association: records incl minutes 1905-89 (NB)

Cheshire Archives and Local Studies

  • Maurice Hill Ridgway, antiquary and clergyman: corresp, field notes, photos and drafts for 'Church Plate of the Diocese of Chester' c1970-89 (D7784)

Conwy Archive Service

  • Capel Bethania, Craig y Don, Llandudno: annual reports, admin and financial records and photographs 1930-2005 (CX370, CP364)

Cornwall Record Office

  • Charles Edward Hammond, vicar of Menheniot, Canon of Truro: liturgical lectures 1877-1900 (AD2071)
  • Churches Together in Truro: minutes and papers 1951-2005 (X1346)

Croydon Local Studies Library and Archives Service

  • Croydon District Council of the United Reform Church: minutes 1972-2008 (A1024)

Denbighshire Record Office

  • North Wales English Baptist Union: minutes 1971-2008 (ND/133/6)

Derbyshire Record Office

  • British and Foreign Bible Society, Bakewell Auxiliary: minute and account books 1846-1990 (D7285)

Devon Record Office

  • Richard Darracott, minister of Chulmleigh Independent Chapel: ms sermons with added notes on local events and later notes on the Darracott family 1700-1939 (7764)

East Sussex Record Office

  • Tolley family of Lewes: papers incl material rel to Jireh Chapel, and to the related Watson family c1864-1922 (10802)
  • Arthur Miles, clergyman: sermon notes c1930-59 (10463)

Essex Record Office

  • All Saints Society, East Horndon: accounts, annual reports and other records 1971-2009 (D/Z 578)
  • Braintree deanery: minutes and papers 1970-2008 (D/E 2/3)

Glamorgan Archives (formerly Glamorgan Record Office)

  • Rev William Thomas: diary 1822-26 (D161/2)
  • Rev Horatio Thomas: diary (D161/2)
  • East Glamorgan Baptist Association: Undeb Adran y Rhondda: minutes, accounts and reports 1894-2003 (2010/326)
  • Mothers Union, St Matthew Pontypridd: minutes and attendance registers 1910-1983 (DMUL)
  • Penarth and District Council of Churches: minutes 1989-2004 (DPENCC)
  • Scouts Association, 58th Cardiff, St Cuthbert's Roman Catholic Boy Scouts: log book 1932-35 (D14)

Hampshire Archives and Local Studies

  • Christopher Library of Religion, Bournemouth: management minutes and catalogue 1929-64 (95A10)
  • Hyde900, anniversary celebration for the founding of Hyde Abbey: photographs of reenactment procession 2010 (141A10W)

Herefordshire Record Office

  • Kington and Weobley Deanery: minutes 1970-1992 (CK47)

Hertfordshire Archives and Local Studies

  • Radlett Ecumenical Church Council: records 1986-2005 (DAcc 1255)

Huntingdonshire Archives

  • Huntingdonshire Ministers Fraternal Union: minutes 1888-1904 (Acc. 5351)

Lambeth Archives Department

  • Brixton Council of Churches: records 1978-2007 (2010/19)

Leicestershire, Leicester and Rutland, Record Office for

  • Phyllis May Slater, wife of Methodist preacher and missionary in China: memoirs and photographs c1978 (DE7852)
  • Akeley South Deanery: minutes 1894-1916 (DE7950)
  • Croft Congregational Church: account book 1963-1991 (DE7951)

London Metropolitan Archives: City of London

  • Diocese of London: records incl Fund parsonage papers, advisory committee papers, legal papers, petition, corresp, faculty papers 1423-1999 (DL)
  • Southwark Diocese: muniments and records of various committees incl women's ministry and war damage 1876-1988 (DS)

Norfolk Record Office

  • George Crabbe, antiquary, clergyman: architectural and historical notes rel to churches in Breccles Deanery 1865 (ACC 2009/339)
  • Whitwell Elwin, Anglican clergyman editor of 'Quarterly Review': misc corresp and papers with copy letters by William Thackeray to Elwin and to John Forster 19th-20th cent (ACC 2010/47)
  • William Harrisson, rector of Shelfanger: diaries and related family notes 1885-1952 (ACC 2009/305)
  • Girls Friendly Society, Norwich Diocese: records incl minutes 1881-1995 (ACC 2010/98)
  • Lenten Ecumenical Group emergency Project (Legup), Norwich: records incl minutes, corresp and publicity material 1993-2009 (ACC 2010/153)

Northamptonshire Record Office

  • John Stewart Reynolds, vicar: records rel to his time as Rector of Easton-on-the-Hill incl parish and charity schools records and photographs c1817-1951 (2010/66)

Nottinghamshire Archives

  • Richard Hutchinson, clergyman: diaries 1828-1831 (7718)

Perth and Kinross Council Archive

  • St Andrews Clerical Society: minute books 1889-1910 (MS303)

Plymouth and West Devon Record Office

  • William Lark, parish clerk of Dunterton: account book detailing land tax and tithes 1800-1801 (3655)

Sheffield Archives

  • Thomas Henry Howard, clergyman: family papers and sermons 1837-1894 (X432)

Shropshire Archives

  • Condover Deanery: records incl minutes, statistical returns, church inventories 1869-1992 (AO8068)

Somerset Heritage Centre

  • R O Fry, Rector of Portishead: papers of the late Revd. R. O. Fry as Rector of Portishead (1964-1980), with some papers of his predecessor, Preb. W. Coombes 1952-1978 (A\DDP)
  • Taunton Archdeaconry: ecclesiastical court case re deduction of tithes (Latin) with transcript and English summary 1575-1982 (DD\WM)

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

  • Lichfield Diocesan Advisory Committee: quinquennial inspection reports, minutes 2006-2008 (B/A/26/14)
  • Lichfield Diocesan Pastoral Committee: minutes 1957-1968 (B/A/26/29)
  • Penkridge Rural Deanery: minute book 1932-1963 (B/A/25)

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

  • Bernard de Tremelay Preceptory: records incl minutes, guard's books, declaration books, members' records and an account book 1899-2003 (D7027)

Suffolk Record Office, Ipswich Branch

  • Ipswich Free Church Federal Council: executive and committee meeting minutes 1937-1946 (GC627)

Suffolk Record Office, Lowestoft Branch

  • Beccles and District Christian Council: minutes, corresp, newscuttings, leaflets and misc papers 1967-1991 (2008)

Surrey History Centre

  • Gilbert Hamer Leeson, merchant, journalist, author and Congregational minister: personal papers incl unpublished notes and sermons, with family papers 1840-2010 (8638)

Tyne and Wear Archives

  • Bible and Tract Depot, Newcastle upon Tyne: minutes and accounts 1864-2004 (CHX61)
  • Newcastle City Mission and Scripture Readers Society: minutes, accounts and missionary journals 1846-1883 (CHX62)

West Sussex Record Office

  • Eric Waldram Kemp, Bishop of Chichester: additional papers 20th cent (Acc 15800, Acc 16047)

West Yorkshire Archive Service, Wakefield

  • Yorkshire Association of Baptist Churches: minutes, account ledgers 1847-1987 (WYW1466)

Wiltshire and Swindon History Centre

  • Monks Congregational Church, Corsham: copy register of births, baptisms and burials 1760-1888 and papers relating to the career of Rev W J Roderick 1925-1956 1760-1965 (2927)
  • Photographs and papers rel to Revd CM Steedman of Shaw 1896-1928 (3853)

Wirral Archives Service

  • Reverend John Howe Gwyther: church and family records 1920 (1928)

Worcestershire Record Office, County Hall Branch

  • Worcester Diocese, Diocesan Secretary: annual reports, accounts and other records 1950s-2009 (BA15148)


Jersey Archive

  • Christian Aid, Jersey Group: minutes 1975-2001 (JA/1726)

National Library of Scotland, Manuscript Collections

  • World Day of Prayer: Scottish committee: minutes and related papers 2004-2009 (Acc.13201)

Public Record Office of Northern Ireland

  • Church's Ministry Among the Jews, Irish auxiliary: papers incl minutes, prayer diaries and scrapbooks 1903-2000 (D4479)


Birmingham Archdiocesan Archives

  • SS Gregory and Augustine Roman Catholic parish, Oxford: papers incl notice and account books 1918-2001 (P222)

Douai Abbey

  • Elmore Abbey (Benedictine): records

Lambeth Palace Library

  • Frank Leslie Cross, Church of England clergyman and patristic scholar: papers c1930-1939 (Acc 2010-19)
  • Howard Root, canon: papers and corresp c1960-2009 (Acc 2010-17)
  • David Stancliffe, Bishop of Salisbury, liturgist, musician and teacher: papers rel to the Liturgical Commission c1990-1999 (Acc 2010-16)
  • Catholic Apostolic Church (Irvingite): papers incl sermons, music, notes c1900-1940 (Acc 2010-15)
  • Family Life and Marriage Education (FLAME), voluntary network: minutes and papers c1990-2009 (Acc 2010-13)
  • Society of St Francis, Third Order: papers incl minutes and corresp c1930-1979 (Acc 2010-32)

Representative Church Body Library

  • Henry Richard Dawson, dean of St Patrick's Cathedral, Dublin: 'Memorials and remains' of his life by John Henry Bernard, with related corresp and printed matter 1840-1906 (RCBL MS 875)
  • Thomas Gimlette, sub-dean of Waterford Cathedral: corresp and papers rel mainly to administrative diocesan matters 1845-81 (RCBL MS 879)
  • James Hingston, prebendary of Donoughmore: writings comprising a treatise on animals, a treatise on divinity and a copy of the French churches' reformed liturgy (RCBL MS 521 Addl)
  • William John Marshall, clergyman and missionary: papers and corresp rel to his career in the Church of Ireland and India, esp with the Dublin University Mission to Chota Nagpur 1929-2002 (RCBL MS 882)
  • Samuel William Reede, dean of Raphoe: research papers rel to John Jebb, bishop of Limerick (RCBL MS 837 Addl)
  • Clar Ellagh, Christian Endeavour guest house, Kilkee: minutes, accounts, visitor books, photographs 1944-2007 (RCBL MS 874)
  • Actors Church Union: Irish branch: papers incl minutes, accounts 1947-2009 (RCBL MS 885)
  • Christ Church, Belfast: trustees' minutes, accounts, papers 1892-1992 (RCBL MS 882)
  • Waterford Protestant Cemetery: accounts and papers rel mainly to war grave maintenance 1940-77 (RCBL MS 877)

St George's Chapel Archives and Chapter Library

  • Albert Victor Baillie, Dean of Windsor and antiquary: letters to Christopher Dyer Smith, with a related journal (copy) 1933-46 (SGC ACC/2010/017)
  • The Friends of St George's Chapel: committee and AGM minutes 1931-2006 (SGC M.907)


Bangor University, Archives and Special Collections

  • Reverend Ivor Oswy Davies: notebooks 1921-63 (2010/9)

Birmingham University Information Services, Special Collections Department

  • R N Lyons, presbyterian minister: notebooks and diaries rel to service as chaplain serving with YMCA in France, First World War 1915-1917 (YMCA/ACC47)

Borthwick Institute for Archives: University of York

  • East Riding Archdeaconry: minutes of meetings of the deanery finance advisers; parish visitation returns 1990-2006 (ER/DFAS; ER V/Par. Ret)

Bradford University: JB Priestley Library

  • John Peart-Binns, episcopal biographer: addnl research papers rel to Anglican bishops, notably Jeffrey John 1950-2009 (PEB)

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

  • Basil Christopher Butler, Auxiliary Bishop of Westminster: papers incl corresp 1929-2002 (BBB)
  • Reverend William Neve Monteith, RAF fighter pilot and Consul-General in Oman: papers incl diaries and photographs 1937-1954 (SAD)
  • Ushaw College: papers incl minutes 1976-2009 (UND)

Glasgow University Archive Services

  • Allan Galloway, theologian: lecture notes, corresp and articles 1968-2002 (ACCN 3490)

Hull History Centre (Hull University Archives)

  • Hull and Pickering Society of Friends: additional minutes, accounts and corresp 1919-2005 (U DQR)
  • The Missions to Seamen: port and chaplains files and publicity material 1900-2004 (U DMS)

London Metropolitan University: The Women's Library

  • Vivienne Lake, feminist priest: corresp 1984-2004 (7VEL)

Oxford University: Bodleian Library, Western Manuscripts

  • Nicholas Moody, rector of St Clements: volume of his poems and religious observations apparently compiled around the time of his death
  • John Sergeant, Roman Catholic controversialist: theological treatises 1648-55

Oxford University: Regent's Park College, Angus Library

  • Alberic Clement, general secretary, Baptist Missionary Society: corresp c1980-83 (BMS Acc. 268)
  • Brian Cooper, Baptist minister: corresp and cuttings on Anglo-Czech-Hungarian-Polish Baptist relations 1964-94 (Acc. 294, 295, 298, 305)
  • David Staple, general secretary of the Free Church Federal Council: papers incl sermon notes c1964-85 (Acc. 303)
  • Ledbury Baptist Church: church and deacons' minutes 1836-1991 (C/LEDBURY)
  • North Downs Baptist Association: constitutional papers, year books, magazines c1942-2007 (Acc. 297)
  • Seward Trust, Baptist charity: additional records incl minutes, accounts, educational charities 1907-2007 (Acc. 306)

Southampton University Library

  • Abraham Cohen, Minister, President of the Board of Deputies of British Jews: sermons (MS 327)
  • Reform Synagogues of Great Britain: additional administrative records (MS 302)

Swansea University Archives

  • Dewi Zephaniah Davies, professor and philosopher of religion: personal and research papers 1954-2006 (2010/6)