Catalogue description REV. CANON HARRY NIGHTINGALE

This record is held by Manchester Archives and Local Studies

Details of L176
Reference: L176

L176/1/1-2 VICAR OF WALMSLEY, 1942 - 1953


L176/1/1. Parish Magazines, 1942 - 1953


L176/1/2. Letter about Dimple Chapel, 1986


L176/2/1-12 VICAR OF ROCHDALE, 1953 - 1970


L176/2/1. Restoration of the Church, 1953-1969


L176/2/2. Programmes and Service Sheets, 1959-1986


L176/2/3. Parish Magazines, 1960


L176/2/4. Article on Rochdale Parish Church, 1966


L176/2/5. Newspaper Cuttings, 1952-1984


L176/2/6. Photographs of Clergymen, c 1950's-1960's


L176/2/7-8. Photographs of Rochdale Parish Church, c 1950's-1970's


L176/2/9. Papers re St. Thomas, Kirkholt, 1962-1964


L176/2/10. Meeting with R.C. Clergy, 1966


L176/2/11. Miscellaneous Letters, 1963-1980


L176/2/12. Miscellaneous Papers about Rochdale, 1935-1980




L176/3/1. Manchester Cathedral Yearbook, 1926


L176/3/2. Bishops of Manchester, 1947


L176/3/3. Centenary of the Manchester Diocese, 1947


L176/3/4. Miscellaneous Cathedral Service Sheets, 1970-1972




L176/4/1. The Care of Churches, 1935-1962


L176/4/2. Bishops and Archbishops, 1924-1972

Date: 1924-1986
Held by: Manchester Archives and Local Studies, not available at The National Archives
Language: English

Nightingale, Harry, 1903 - c1970, Canon

Physical description: 4 series
Immediate source of acquisition:

The following papers were given to the Library by his widow Mrs. Muriel Nightingale in September 1988, through the Diocesan Registry.

  • Church of England, Rochdale Parish, Greater Manchester
  • Church of England, Manchester Cathedral, Greater Manchester
  • Rochdale, Lancashire
  • Rochdale, Greater Manchester
  • Manchester, Lancashire
  • Manchester, Greater Manchester
Administrative / biographical background:

Canon Nightingale was born in 1903, ordained deacon in 1928 and priest in 1929. He was curate of St. Clement, Spotland, 1928-1930, Lecturer of Bolton parish church, 1930-1934, curate of St. Michael and All Angels, Lawton Moor, 1934-1937, vicar of the same, 1937-1942, vicar of Walmsley, 1942-1953 and finally vicar of Rochdale, 1953-1970. He was a Honorary Canon of Manchester Cathedral, 1956-1970.

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