Papers by Addington Venables

Scope and Content

Letter book, 1870-1871, with copy of Addington Venables,bishop of Nassau: a sketch of his life and labours for the church of God,by W. Francis Henry King (London, W.W. Gardner, 1877).

Administrative / Biographical History

Addington Robert Peel Venables (1827-1876), nephew of Sir Robert Peel, wasBishop of Nassau and the Bahamas including The Turks and Caicos Islands, 1864-1876. A promoter ofAnglo-Catholicism, he was the first Bishop to be made a member of the Society of the Holy Cross.

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Collection level description created by Paul Davidson, Bodleian Library of Commonwealth and African Studies at Rhodes House.

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