Notebooks of Charles Thomas Longley, Bishop of Ripon

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      GB 206 Holden Library MS 2
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      3 vols. Finely bound in leather with decorative tooling and the spine of each volume gilt lettered: DIOCESE OF RIPON. PAROCHIAL RETURNS TO BISHOP LONGLEY TILL 1856. 11 letters or notes are inserted in a pocket at the end of vol.2 together with a summary list of them

Scope and Content

Comprises a digest of statistical and other information on the state of parishes in the diocese of Ripon, derived from Bishop Longley's visitation returns.

Administrative / Biographical History

Charles Thomas Longley (1794-1868) was the first Bishop of Ripon 1836-1856, and later became Archbishop of Canterbury

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Access is unrestricted

Acquisition Information

The gift of John A. Longley (the archbishop's grandson), 1900


In English

Custodial History

Formerly in the possession of Sir Henry Longley