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Mrs. Bousfield was wife of Henry Brougham Bousfield, first Bishop of Pretoria. Henry Bousfield (1832-1902) graduated M.A. at Caius College, Cambridge, held the living at Foxcott, near Andover, and the position of Rural Dean, 1872-1878. In 1878 he sailed to Cape Colony, where he established the Anglican See of Pretoria.
Typescript copy or draft of an article by Eve Palmer, Journey to Pretoria in 1878: Diary of Mrs. Bousfield, wife of the City's first bishop.
The letter was purchased from Argyll Etkin Ltd. on 19th August 1999.Access Conditions
Bodleian reader's ticket required.Reproduction Restrictions
No reproduction or publication of personal papers without permission. Contact the library in the first instance.
The library holds a card index of all manuscript collections in its reading room.Related Units of Description
Lambeth Palace Library holds Henry Bousfield correspondence mainly concerning the Transvaal mission, 1876-1882. The William Cullen Library, Church of the Province of South Africa Central Record Library holds 50 volumes of related papers.
Bousfield | Henry Brougham | 1832-1902 | Bishop of Pretoria
Bousfield | Mrs. | Wife of Henry Brougham Bousfield, Bishop of Pretoria
South Africa | Description and travel