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Welbourn's Dictionary of Prelates, Parsons, Vergers, Wardens, Sidesmen & Preachers, Sunday-school teachers, Hermits, Ecclesiastical flower-arrangers, Fifth Monarchy Men and False Prophets.

This Dictionary was written by Carr, whose mother's maiden name was Elizabeth Welbourn. See also Elizabeth Welbourn's Celebrated Reciter for all Occasions. There may be two impressions as one has been seen with glossy card covers as well as the impression described below.


(Last updated on 19/3/2021)



SBD-WEL1: First edition?


Publisher: J.L. Carr Publisher, 27 Mill Dale Road, Kettering

Year: 1986/87?

ISBN: None

Size: 129 x 94 mm

Pages: 16 pp

Staples: two

Binding: yellow printed matt card covers

Paper: white

Editor: (J.L. Carr)

Cover artist: none stated

Internal illustrations: none

Number in series: 85

Colophon: top half of sun face

Telephone number: none given

Printing history: none stated

Number of other titles listed: none listed

Printed by: not stated

Content: Dedications to King John, George Lumb and Thomas Harrison; 128 entries (Carr says 129) plus quotations

Notes: Six titles were numbered 85. The other five are: John Bunyan, Gerard Manley Hopkins, Edward Lear, John Milton, Henry Vaughan, and The Devil's Dictionary.

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Rear and front covers


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Inside rear cover