The Victorian Church of England in the Midlands: The Founding of the Diocese of Southwell, 1876–1884

@article{Beckett2012TheVC,
  title={The Victorian Church of England in the Midlands: The Founding of the Diocese of Southwell, 1876–1884},
  author={J. Beckett},
  journal={Midland History},
  year={2012},
  volume={37},
  pages={63 - 83}
}
Abstract Major changes to the diocesan structure of the Church of England began during Disraeli’s Conservative administration, 1874–80. Birmingham, Coventry, and Nottingham were all discussed as possible new cathedral cities, but the first new diocese formed in the midlands, in 1884, was an amalgamation of Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire with Southwell Minster as the cathedral. Birmingham was founded only in 1905. This article discusses the background to the formation of the new diocese, the… Expand
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