RepositoryLambeth Palace Library
LevelFonds
Order NoMonte
Extent2 subfonds (7 boxes)
TitleMontefiore papers
Date1938-2005
DescriptionPapers of Hugh Montefiore, Bishop of Birmingham.
ArrangementThis collection is divided into two main sections: Official papers (records spanning Bishop Montefiore's career in the Church of England and comprising mainly correspondence, sermons and records of Montefiore's involvement with charities and social activism) and Personal and Family papers (personal papers of Bishop Montefiore and his wife Elisabeth Montefiore, including records of Montefiore's service in the armed forces during the Second World War, diaries, passports, photographs, and research compiled by Montefiore's biographer John Peart Binns).
AdminHistorySee: Hugh Montefiore's autobiography: 'Oh God, What Next?' 1995 [ref. H5199.M6] and John Peart-Binns 'Bishop Hugh Montefiore' 1990 [H5199.M6P3].
AcquisitionDonated to Lambeth Palace Library by Bishop Montefiore's daughters in 2006 and 2007, except the research notes from Montefiore's biography which were donated by John Peart Binns in 1997 and 2008.
RelatedMaterialAT LAMBETH PALACE LIBRARY:
Records relating to Bishop Montefiore can be found in other archival collections including the manuscripts collection and the papers of individual Bishops and Archbishops.

For published material see printed books catalogue.

IN OTHER REPOSITORIES:
Research notes on the history of the Montefiore family found within the papers of Bishop Montefiore were donated to the Society of Genealogists, London, EC1M 7BA.

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Related name records
CodeNameDates
452Montefiore; Hugh William (1920-2005); Bishop of Birmingham1920-2005
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