RepositoryLambeth Palace Library
LevelFile
Alt Ref NoLR/C/2
Extent185 ff.
TitleREGISTER OF READERS
Date1864-1896
DescriptionA register of readers in Lambeth Palace Library.
Entries from 1864 to 1867 (ff. 3-10) are in the hand of William Stubbs, Lambeth Librarian, afterwards Bishop of Oxford. Entries from 1868 to 1872 (ff. 11-22) are in the hand of Samuel Wayland Kershaw, Lambeth Librarian (but with an inserted leaf, f. 11, with entries by the readers themselves). Entries from 1873 to 1896 (with names, addresses and dates) are in the readers' own hands.

At f.1v is a list of Honorary Curators of Lambeth Palace Library appointed from 1870.
Pasted in at f. 11r are printed regulations for the Library approved by the Eccesiastical Commissioners in pursuance of an Order in Council of June 1880. Earlier printed regulations, in use in 1876, are pasted in at f. 36v.

At ff. 184-185 are notes on distinguished readers and visitors, in the hand of SW Kershaw, Lambeth Librarian.
FindingAidsNew description by Richard Palmer, 2016
PhysicalDescriptionHalf leather binding, 324 x 215 mm., paper leaves.
RelatedMaterialLR/D/4, a Visitors' Book of Lambeth Palace Library.
LR/C/2-4 are a series of readers' books 1864-1961.

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CodeNameDates
555Stubbs; William (1825-1901); Bishop of Oxford1825-1901
DS/UK/4243Kershaw; Samuel Wayland (1836-1914); Librarian of Lambeth Palace; antiquary1836-1914
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