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A religious history of Cumbria : 1780-1920.

Burgess, John (1984) A religious history of Cumbria : 1780-1920. PhD thesis, University of Sheffield.

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I. his thesis is divided into three s-3ctions. Section one examinas the Church of En--land in Cumbria and concentrates on the work and patronage of the bishops ond of the dean and chapter, the archdeacons, canons and chancellors of the diocese, the issue of ritualistic innovation and the work of the parochial cleroy. Particular emphasis is given to the episcopate of Samuel 7ialdegrave. Section two provides an account of the history of the Nonconformists of Cumbria with a chapter devoted to each of the following: the Roman Catholics, the Mlethodists of the eighteenth century, the Sandemanians together with the Inoh=-ites and the Countess of Huntingdon's Connexion, the Congregationalistsv the Presbyteriansv the Unitarians, the Baptists and the Churches of Christ, the Quakers, the Brethren and finally the several M-ethodist connexions of the nineteenth century. The link between sections one and t,, -io is a study of the influence of the Lake District and religion. Section three deals with the general , importance of relir7 ion in Cumbria with chaDters devoted to the theme of temperance, the Lawson family and 'Carlisle, to education, and to each of the folloring: Barrow in Furness, Ravenstonedale, Popular Reliý,, ion, Religious Architecture, and to Politics and Relil7ion. The theme of the off-comer in Cumbrian reli-ious history is central to all three sections. There is a 'Linzd chapter on the twentieth century followed by the conclusions, bibliography and index.

Item Type: Thesis (PhD)
Keywords: Church of England; Nonconformists
Academic Units: The University of Sheffield > Faculty of Arts and Humanities (Sheffield) > History (Sheffield)
Identification Number/EthosID: uk.bl.ethos.318357
Depositing User: EThOS Import Sheffield
Date Deposited: 20 Apr 2016 09:01
Last Modified: 20 Apr 2016 09:01
URI: http://etheses.whiterose.ac.uk/id/eprint/10230

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