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Bishops' Papers

All the following Vicars Apostolic collections have been calendared and indexed:

Bishop Matthew Gibson (1780-90)
Bishop William Gibson (1780-1821)
Bishop Thomas Smith (1808-31)
Bishop Thomas Penswick (1824-36)
Bishop John Briggs (1805-60)

The papers of the Bishops of Beverley have also been calendared and indexed:

Bishop John Briggs (1805-60)
Bishop Robert Cornthwaite (1837-90)

There are calendars and indexes to the papers of the first two Bishops of Leeds:

Bishop Robert Cornthwaite (1837-90)
Bishop William Gordon (1887-1911)

The papers of  Bishop Joseph Robert Cowgill, Bishop of Leeds from 1911-36, and those of his successors,  Henry John Poskitt (1936-50) and  John Carmel Heenan (1951-57) have been listed but have yet to be indexed.

The papers of Bishop George Patrick Dwyer (1957-65) and Bishop William Gordon Wheeler (1966-85), await listing at the present time.

 

Opposite Top: Bishop John Briggs, first Bishop of Beverley, 1850 - 1860.

Opposite Bottom: Bishop Robert Cornthwaite, second Bishop of Beverley, 1860 - 1878 and first Bishop of Leeds, 1878 - 1890. 

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