Clerical Lending Library, Old Malton, Yorkshire: Catalogue

Scope and Content

Printed catalogue, 1824; with annotations relating to the cost of replacing lost books, signatures of members, and borrowings, 1824-47. There is a letter from T.E. Lindsay, Archdeacon of Cleveland, to Alfred James Walker, Vicar of Malton, 27 November 1928, on returning a book to Malton.

Administrative / Biographical History

The library was founded by the associates of the late Dr. Bray, in the year 1823, for the use of the clergy of the four deaneries of Buckrose, Bulmer, Dickering and Ryedale, in the County and Diocese of York. It was based in the house belonging to the Grammar School of Old Malton, Malton.

Access Information

Open for consultation by holders of a Reader's Ticket valid for the Manuscripts Reading Room.

Acquisition Information

Presented by Dr. Jennifer Monaghan, 1992.


Description compiled by Robert Steiner, Department of Manuscripts and University Archives.

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