Positive microfilms of the registers of the Bishops of Norwich, 1299-1914. The microfilms are kept on open access in Duke Humphrey's Library.
Microfilms of Bishop of Norwich Registers
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- ReferenceGB 161 MSS. Film 650-9
- Dates of Creation20th century (copies of originals dating from 1299-1914)
- Language of MaterialEnglish, and Latin.
- Physical Description10 shelfmarks
Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
Bishops of Norwich.
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).
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.
The Register of William Bateman 1344-1355: I edited by Phyllis E. Pobst (1996) is printed by The Canterbury and York Society.
The originals are held by Norfolk Record Office.