- ZA HPRA AB723
- 1798 - 1952
Included are diary extracts, correspondence, personal and family documents, notes and miscellaneous papers, press clippings and printed works.
The papers are predominantly of family interest but there are occasional comments of a social or political nature, pertaining to South Africa, and a some concern the Anglican Church in South Africa, including the controversies which nearly split the church asunder such as the Gray - Colenso and Meaman - Williams disputes and the Third Proviso Agitation, all of which played their part in determining the relationship between the Church of the Province of South Africa and the Church of England.
There are a number of interesting documents relating to Badnall's ecclesiastical offices, containing the seals of Bishops Gray and West Jones of Cape Town.
Anglican Church of Southern Africa (ACSA)