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Archive of J. W. Burgon, Dean of Chichester


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Papers of J.W. Burgon, consisting of:

  1. Seven volumes of pamphlets stamped 'Miscell.' 1-7 'Burgon'.
  2. One volume of pamphlets lettered 'Schola Theologivae 1868. 1875.'.
  3. The Oxford diocesan conference; and romanizing with the Church of England. Two sermons.
  4. The new lectionary examined and The new lectionary. A sermon.
  5. Three volumes olumes of letters to Burgon on his appointment to the deanery of Chichester, 1875-6.
  6. Letters to Burgon concerning his protest against the nomination of Frederick Temple to the bishopric of Exeter, 1869-70.


  • Creation: 1838-82


1.54 Linear metres (14 physical shelfmarks)

Language of Materials

  • English

Preferred Citation

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MSS. Eng. th. d. 8-21

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 12842


Theological pamphlets and related correspondence of John William Burgon, Dean of Chichester (1813-88)

Biographical / Historical

John William Burgon (1813-88) was Dean of Chichester and an antiquary. Details are given in the Dictionary of National Biography.

Custodial History

The papers passed from Burgon to his nephew W. F. Rose

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Given to the Library by C. H. Rose in 1916

Archive of J. W. Burgon, Dean of Chichester, 1838-82
Finding aid prepared by Mary Clapinson
1991, EAD version 2018
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Repository Details

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Weston Library
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Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom