A Bench of Bishops

A Bench[1] of Bishops Don’t ever believe a date on a photograph when you find one written in pencil on

West Coast Marriages

Do you think that your family came from the West Coast and you have never been able to find a

The Letters Patent

A couple of weeks ago Facebook annoyed me when a post reminded me that the city of Christchurch had been

Clippings Books

The Diocese of Christchurch has kept clippings books continually since 1948.   There has never been any written policy about what

Anglican Recipe Books

There was two tablespoons (50g) of yeast left in the jar and about one cup (125g) of flour in the

Synod c 1949-1950

Each Parish in the Diocese gets its turn for  concentrated  archival  work, and this week it was the former Parish