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Addington Robert Peel Venables (1827-1876), nephew of Sir Robert Peel, was Bishop of Nassau and the Bahamas including The Turks and Caicos Islands, 1864-1876. A promoter of Anglo-Catholicism, he was the first Bishop to be made a member of the Society of the Holy Cross.
Letter book, 1870-1871, with copy of Addington Venables, bishop of Nassau: a sketch of his life and labours for the church of God, by W. Francis Henry King (London, W.W. Gardner, 1877).
The papers were donated anonymously on 24th January 2000.Access Conditions
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Venables | Addington Robert Peel | 1827-1876 | Bishop of Nassau and the Bahamas
Anglo-Catholicism | Bahamas