William Harold Challen (fl 1929-1958) was a local historian.
Typescript copies of parish registers and of bishops's transcripts of registers made by W.H. Challen between about 1929 and 1958. The copies relate mainly to parishes in London and Sussex, with smaller collections for Buckinghamshire, Oxfordshire, Surrey and Worcestershire, and single items for Kent, Nottinghamshire and Wiltshire.
The copies were given to the Library by W.H. Challen, 1928-58.Access Conditions
Entry to read in the Library is permitted only on presentation of a valid reader's card (for admissions procedures see http://www.bodleian.ox.ac.uk/services/admissions/).
A full description is available in the Library.Related Units of Description
There is a more complete collection of W.H. Challen's copies of parish registers in Guildhall Library, London.
Church records and registers
Challen | William Harold | fl 1929-1958 | Local Historian