Correspondence and Papers of George Ridding

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      GB 161 MSS. Eng. lett. c. 31; Eng. th. c. 55
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Scope and Content

Correspondence and papers of George Ridding, consisting of:

  • Correspondence, 1886-1904
  • Sermons, addresses and notes by Ridding, 1886-95

Administrative / Biographical History

George Ridding (1828-1904) was Head Master of Winchester and Bishop of Southwell. Details are given in the Dictionary of National Biography.

Access Information

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Acquisition Information

The papers were given to the Library by Lady Laura Ridding in 1935.


Collection level description created by Emily Tarrant, Department of Special Collections and Western Manuscripts.

Other Finding Aids

M. Clapinson and T.D. Rogers, Summary Catalogue of Post-Medieval Western Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library Oxford. Acquisitions 1916-1975. (Oxford, 1991), vol. I, nos. 40786-7.

Related Material

See also Interleaved Copy of Lady Laura Ridding, George Ridding (London, 1908) (MSS. Eng. hist. d. 185-6).