Document ReferenceGa 2 E 435
TitleLetter from Rev. James Dawson Lewis, St Ann's Vicarage, Nottingham to George Edmund Milnes Monckton-Arundell, 7th Viscount Galway; 15 Apr. 1878
Date15 April 1878
Extent3 items
Content DescriptionStates that his parish contains about 13,000 people and is likely to increase. The congregation worked hard to build a chapel last year for the use of outlying parts of the parish. Fears that the severe depression of trade in Nottingham means that the congregation are unable to assist with enlarging the parish church. States that 'The Romanists' have purchased a site for the church and school in the parish. Thanks Galway for his help with building the chapel, and calls upon him for further help. Encloses a letter from a Bishop [not present].

Ga 2 E 435/2: Encloses a printed list of donations towards the fund for enlarging St Ann's Church, Nottingham. Provides names of subscribers and amount of donation.

Ga 2 E 435/3: Envelope addressed to Viscount Galway M.P., Serlby Hall, Bawtry. Postmarked Nottingham 15 Apr. 1878.
Termcharity, donations
buildings, churches, Nottingham St Ann
urban development, Nottingham

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
DS/UK/82987Lewis; James Dawson (fl 1871-1900); Rev.; vicar of Nottingham St Ann 1871-1900fl 1871-1900
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