Microfilms of Bishop of Norwich Registers

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Positive microfilms of the registers of the Bishops of Norwich, 1299-1914. The microfilms are kept on open access in Duke Humphrey's Library.

Administrative / Biographical History

Bishops of Norwich.

Conditions Governing Access

Entry to read in the Library is permitted only on presentation of a valid reader's card (for admissions procedures see http://www.bodleian.ox.ac.uk/specialcollections).

Acquisition Information

The microfilms were purchased in 1969.


Collection level description created by Emily Tarrant, Department of Special Collections and Western Manuscripts.

Other Finding Aids

A full description is available in the Library.

Guide to Bishop's Registers of England and Wales: A Survey from the Middle Ages to the Abolition of Episcopacy in 1646 by David M.Smith (1981) summarises the contents of each register.

Related Material

The records of the Diocese of Norwich are held by Norfolk Record Office.


The Register of William Bateman 1344-1355: I edited by Phyllis E. Pobst (1996) is printed by The Canterbury and York Society.

Additional Information

The originals are held by Norfolk Record Office.