The papers of Ernest John Tinsley

Scope and Content

Contains material concerning the Bible, Christology and other Christian doctrines, moral theology, other faiths, education, religion and the arts, broadcasts, publications, sermons, and miscellaneous spiritual subjects

Administrative / Biographical History

Ernest John Tinsley (1919-1992) was ordained priest in 1943, and taught at the University of Hull from 1946 to 1962. He was Professor of Theology at the University of Leeds from 1962 to 1976, and was subsequently Bishop of Bristol (1976-1985).


There is a subject classification and an alphabetical list of folders with references to classified sections

Access Information

Access is unrestricted

Acquisition Information

The gift of Professor Tinsley's daughters, Christina Montzamir and Helena Gailey, through the Department of Theology and Religious studies of the University of Leeds


In English

Other Finding Aids

The contents are listed in detail in A catalogue of the papers of Ernest John Tinsley: a theological archive, 4 parts, 1998, available for consultation in the Special Collections department