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Anglican Diocese of Newcastle Archives:  Bishop Stretch

The archives of the Anglican Diocese of Newcastle, including parish registers, records of the Bishops of Newcastle and the records of St John's Theological College at Morpeth held by Cultural Collections.

Archives of the Anglican Diocese of Newcastle

Bishops' Registry Records

Bishop StretchJohn Francis Stretch

Bishop of Newcastle, 1906 - 1919


  • Copy of a letter signed Horatio Nelson, 10th October, 1797.
  • Correspondence, 1906 - 1919.
  • Letter book, 1913.
  • Resignation and related correspondence, 1919.
  • Photograph of a group of Bishops or Clergy, c.1900.


  • Leeds Parish Church prayers, November, 1914.
  • The Creed of Athanasius [typescript n.d.].

Right: Illustration from DEATH OF BISHOP STRETCH. (1919, April 21). Newcastle Morning Herald and Miners' Advocate (NSW : 1876 - 1954) , p. 4. Retrieved April 10, 2015, from

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