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Collection Level Description: Microfilms of Bishop of Norwich Registers

Reference: MSS. Film 650-9
Title: Microfilms of Bishop of Norwich Registers
Dates of Creation: 20th cent.
Extent: 10 shelfmarks

Language of Material: English and Latin

Scope and Content

Positive microfilms of the registers of the Bishops of Norwich, 1299-1914. The microfilms are kept on open access in Duke Humphrey's Library.

Administrative Information

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The microfilms were purchased in 1969.

Access Conditions

Entry to read in the Library is permitted only on presentation of a valid reader's card (for admissions procedures see

Existence/Location of Originals

The originals are held by Norfolk Record Office.

Further Information

Finding Aids

A full description is available in the Library.

Guide to Bishop's Registers of England and Wales: A Survey from the Middle Ages to the Abolition of Episcopacy in 1646 by David M.Smith (1981) summarises the contents of each register.

Related Units of Description

The records of the Diocese of Norwich are held by Norfolk Record Office.

Publication Note

The Register of William Bateman 1344-1355: I edited by Phyllis E. Pobst (1996) is printed by The Canterbury and York Society.

Access Points

Bishops | England | Norwich

Church of England | Diocese of Norwich

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