Journals of Addison Crofton, 1872-1880

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Journals of Addison Crofton


Journals compiled by Addison Crofton (1846-1904), Rector of St. Elisabeth's, Reddish, Lancashire, 1872-1880.

Extent: 0.5 Linear metres, 3 shelfmarks
Language(s) of Material: English


Addison Crofton (1846-1904) was Rector of St. Elisabeth's, Reddish, Lancashire.

Scope and Content

The collection comprises of two journals of Addison Crofton, and miscellaneous correspondence, papers and a photograph relating to St. Elisabeth's, Reddish.


Bequeathed by T.C.B. Timmins, 20 July 2012.

Preferred Form of Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Library MS. Eng. c. 8250

Related Material

Folklore notes by Crofton, consisting of copies of nursery rhymes, country songs, words used in children's games, proverbs, and the like, chiefly in verse, with notes, are MSS. Eng. misc. e. 39-42.

Personal name(s) (NCA Rules)

Crofton | Addison | 1846-1904 | clergyman


Local history

Descriptive List

Reddish parish journal
Date: 1872-1876
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. c. 8250
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 1 box

Scope and Content

Mainly compiled as a personal journal with many notes on local plant and animal life. Includes some entries relating to parish business. With an index at the beginning of the volume.

Reddish parish journal
Date: 1877-1880
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. c. 8251
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 1 box

Scope and Content

Mainly relates to parish business.

Miscellaneous correspondence and papers relating to St. Elisabeth's, Reddish, collected by T.C.B. Timmins
Date: 1883-1996, n.d.
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. c. 8252
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 1 box

Photograph of High Altar of St. Elisabeth's Church, Reddish
Date: [c.19th cent.]
Shelfmark: MS. Photogr. c. 502, fols.33-4
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 1 box

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