Microfilms of Bishop of Norwich Registers

  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 161 MSS. Film 650-9
  • Dates of Creation
      20th century (copies of originals dating from 1299-1914)
  • Language of Material
      English, and Latin.
  • Physical Description
      10 shelfmarks

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.

Access Information

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.