The Clergy List for 1890
An alphabetical guide to vicars, deacons, parishes, etc
Hardback. Rebound in plain burgundy binder's cloth with paper title label to spine. Page edges dyed red. 19.5 × 12.5cm, xx + 836pp.
Full title: The Clergy Directory and Parish Guide, An Alphabetical List of the Clergy of the Church of England, Shewing Degree and University )or other Qualification), Order and Year of Ordination, position and Date of Appointment. A List of Benefices, with Diocese, Population, Incumbent, Value, and Patrons. Patronage, Public and Private. The Diocesan and Cathedral Establishments. Chaplains of the Navy, Army and Volunteers. And Other Useful Information.
A directory of members of the Clergy in 1890. The main body of text is taken up with the alphabetical directory, starting with "Richard Abbay, M.A., Ox, Pr 1872, F.R.A.S rec 1880. Earl Soham, Wickham Market, Suffolk" and going through to "Zululand, The Ven. Archdn of, see E A Hammick." This is followed by a parish directory, which also gives population, diocese, current incumbent. The book also has a smattering of advertisements for Victorian ecclesiastical ornaments, communion wine etc.
This copy is in good condition for age. One or two page are working loose but otherwise the binding is secure. The pages are clean and this remains a good usable copy.