Papers of Reverend Edward Frederick Holwell Dunnicliff (b. 1901), vicar of Ollerton,1931-1932

Scope and Content

This collection, which was formerly stored in a box-file marked 'Magazine Printing', includes thefollowing series.

  • Correspondence sent to Rev. Dunnicliff relating to the a range of local and parish affairs atOllerton. Correspondents include senior officers of Nottinghamshire County Council (EducationCommittee), and the Butterley Company Limited (Colliery Department). 1831-1932 (MS 227/1);
  • Receipts and invoices sent to Rev. Dunnicliff relating to the parish, particularly for printingundertaken by Henry Waby of Ollerton. 1931-1932 (MS 227/2);
  • Papers relating to the union of part of the Parish of Boughton with part of the Parish ofOllerton, Nottinghamshire. They include a map showing the area concerned, typescript draft of theEcclesiastical Commissioners' scheme for the union, and typescript statement by the manager of theButterley Co. Ltd. 1932 (MS 227/3);
  • Papers relating to the parish magazine including draft manuscript text, accounts and circulationlist. 1931-1932 (MS 227/4);
  • Ephemera and occasional notices, including arrangements for social events and charitableprovision. 1931-1932 (MS 227/5).

Administrative / Biographical History

Edward Frederick Holwell Dunnicliff was born in Nottingham in 1901, the son of Frederick JohnDunnicliff. He was educated at Nottingham High School; Worcester College, Oxford; and St Stephen'sHouse, Oxford. He began his clerical career as Curate of Blidworth, Nottinghamshire, 1924-1927 andCurate-in-Charge of Chilwell, Nottinghamshire, 1927-1928. He was appointed vicar of Ollerton,Nottinghamshire in 1928, and moved to St Lawrence, Mansfield in 1934. He was a keen local historianand his book 'The Story of Selston Parish Church Nottinghamshire' was published in 1949.


The collection has been divided by document type into five series. Within these series, itemshave been arranged chronologically.

Conditions Governing Access

ACCESS: Accessible to all registered readers.


Other Finding Aids

  • This description is the only finding aid available for the collection. Copyright on thedescription belongs to the University of Nottingham.

Conditions Governing Use

REPROGRAPHIC: Reprographic copies can be supplied for educational use and private study purposesonly, depending on access status and the condition of the documents.

COPYRIGHT: Permission to make published use of any material from this collection must be soughtin advance in writing from the Keeper of the Department of Manuscripts and Special Collections(email TheDepartment will try to assist in identifying copyright owners but this can be difficult and theresponsibility for copyright clearance before publication ultimately rests with the person wishingto publish.

Custodial History

The collection was acquired by the University of Nottingham's Department of Manuscripts in May1973.