William Hearle Lyall papers, 1844-1865.


William Hearle Lyall papers, 1844-1865.

The Lyall papers contain over 700 manuscript letters covering the period from 1844 to 1865, as well as 100 printed items. Letters to Lyall from other clergymen and interested laymen comprise the bulk of the collection. This correspondence relates to the affairs of the English Church Union (E.C.U.) and the Society of the Holy Cross (S.H.C.) (organizations formed as a part of the High Church Movement), the Society for the Propagation of the Gospel (S.P.G.), and various London missions. Letters from Lyall's mother and uncle (William Rowe Lyall) relate to Lyall's marriage to the sister of his deceased first wife. This marriage created controversy within the Church of England. The printed material includes announcements of Vestry meetings for St. Dionis, Blackchurch parish, announcements concerning the E.C.U., S.P.G., and Sion College, as well as various London missions and philanthropic organizations.

.7 cubic ft. (2 letter size archives boxes)

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English Church Union

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Lyall, W. H. (William Hearle)

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William Hearle Lyall was rector of St. Dionis Church, Blackchurch, London, during the middle of the nineteenth century. His uncle, William Rowe Lyall (1788-1857), was Dean of the Cathedral of Canterbury. W.H. Lyall was a High Churchman associated with various Anglo-Catholic movements. He was a prominent member of the English Church Union (E.C.U.), an organization established in 1860 to consolidate the activities of the various local High Church groups that arose out of the Oxford movement of the...

Lyall, William Rowe, 1788-1857

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Church of England

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According to the Canons of 1604, XLIX-LII, of the Church of England, only those persons whose faith and learning are known to their bishop are licensed to preach. Such is the case because the Anglican bishop has pastoral charge of his entire diocese, and the ministers of that diocese, and the ministers of that diocese are considered to be his assistants. From the description of Church of England licensing document, 1886. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122406060 The major mis...

Society for the Propagation of the Gospel.

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Society of the Holy Cross

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