Series BrMS 1/5 - Letters mainly addressed to George Frederick Boyle (unless otherwise stated)

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BrMS 1/5


Letters mainly addressed to George Frederick Boyle (unless otherwise stated)


  • 1856-1858 (Creation)

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Relating to disputes within the Episcopal Church in general and those involving Alexander Penrose Forbes, Bishop of Brechin in particular. Correspondents are: Edward Bannerman-Ramsay; Alexander Beresford-Hope; Colin L. Blenkinsopp; Charles W. Boase; William Bright; J.G. Cazenove; Alexander Penrose Forbes; William Ewart Gladstone; Henry Humble; John Keble; "I.J.P."; Edward Bouverie Pusey; Joseph Robertson; James Smith; Charles Hugh Terrot; Walter John Trower. George Frederick Boyle, (1825-1890), was a life long associate and supporter of Alexander Penrose Forbes. He succeeded his half brother as 6th Earl of Glasgow in 1869. He founded and endowed the College and Collegiate Church of the Holy Spirit on the island of Cumbrae in 1849. [See also MS 54].


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Open for consultation subject to preservation requirements. Access must also conform to the restrictions of the Data Protection Act (2018), General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR, 2018) and any other relevant legislation or restrictions. Clinical information is closed for 100 years.

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Reproduction is available subject to preservation requirements. Charges may be made for this service, and copyright and other restrictions may apply; please check with the Duty Archivist.

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MS 54

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BrMS 1/5

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Description compiled in line with the following standards: International Council on Archives, ISAD(G) General International Standard Archival Description; International Council on Archives, ISAAR(CPF): International Standard Archival Authority Record for Corporate Bodies, Persons, and Families; National Council on Archives, Rules for the Construction of Personal, Place and Corporate Names, 1997



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  • English



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