Notebooks of Herbert Walter Nunn

  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 133 HWN
  • Dates of Creation
      20th century
  • Name of Creator
  • Language of Material
  • Physical Description
      20 items
  • Location
      Collection available at University Archive and Records Centre, main University Library.

Scope and Content

The collection consists of the notebooks of the itinerant preacher Herbert Walter Nunn, containing detailed notes of his addresses and sermons, many on Biblical themes. They contain addresses for particular events and services such as funerals. The collection would be of interest to anyone interested in the views of the particular branch of the Brethren to which Mr. Nunn belonged.

Administrative / Biographical History

Herbert Walter (Bert) Nunn was in the Uppminster Kelly-Lowe-Glanton Assembly and was a part-time gardener. He was an itinerant ministering preacher.


The notebooks were numbered by Mr Davison when they were in his possession . This order has been retained.

Access Information

The collection is open to any accredited reader.

Acquisition Information

Mark Davison

Conditions Governing Use

Photocopies and photographic copies of material in the archive can be supplied for private study purposes only, depending on the condition of the documents.

A number of items within the archive remain within copyright under the terms of the Copyright, Designs and Patents Act 1988; it is the responsibility of users to obtain the copyright holder's permission for reproduction of copyright material for purposes other than research or private study.

Prior written permission must be obtained from the Library for publication or reproduction of any material within the archive. Please contact the Head of Special Collections, John Rylands University Library, 150 Deansgate, Manchester, M3 3EH.

Custodial History

The notebooks were passed on to the Library by Mark Davison.

Personal Names