RepositoryLambeth Palace Library
LevelFile
Alt Ref NoBell 124
Extent417 ff.
TitleChurch and State
Date1929 - 1946
DescriptionCorrespondence on the relations between church and state following the rejection of the Prayer Book Measure in 1928 and the consequent need for legislation. The principal correspondents are Lord Hugh Cecil, 1st Baron Quickswood and Canon Norman Powell Williams. Also included are:

Notes by Walter Howard Frere, bishop of Truro, on canonical obedience, [1930] (ff.60-3).

Memorandum on reservation of the sacrament by the Rev. Maurice Child sent to Archbishop Temple during conferences in 1929 and 1930 (copy) (ff.64-9).

Correspondence in the newspaper prompted by Canon N.P. Williams's letter on imaginary rites in The Church Times, 1933 (ff.69-87).

Correspondence with Canon N.P. Williams about a new altar book and interim rites, 1934 (ff.88-93).

'For the present distress, a suggestion for an interim rite', published anonymously, [1934] (ff.203-13).

Replies of diocesan bishops on the use within their dioceses of the 1928 order of holy communion, 1937 (ff.217-69).

Correspondence on the implementation of proposals of the report of the Archbishops' Commission on Church and State of 1935, including memorandum for the consideration of the episcopate drawn up by Bishop Bell, Edgar Algernon Robert Gascoyne-Cecil, Viscount Cecil of Chelwood, Sir Harry Bevir Vaisey, K.C., and Henry Herbert Williams, bishop of Carlisle, 1943-6 (ff.270-413).

Findings of the Conference held at Digswell Park, 14-16 Sept. on lawful authority, [1930s] (printed) (ff.414-17).
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CodeNameDates
349Gascoyne-Cecil; Lord; Hugh Richard Heathcote (1869-1956); 1st Baron Quickswood1869-1956
602Williams; Norman Powell (1883-1943); theologian1883-1943
DS/UK/3857Frere; Walter Howard (1863-1938); bishop of Truro1863-1938
293Child; Maurice (fl. 1908-1948); General Secretary of the Church Unionfl. 1908-1948
DS/UK/3908Gascoyne-Cecil; Edgar Algernon Robert (1864-1958); 1st Viscount Cecil of Chelwood1864-1958
574Vaisey; Sir; Harry Bevir (1877-1965); Knight; Judge1877-1965
DS/UK/5821Williams; Henry Herbert (-1961); Bishop of Carlisle-1961
635Archbishops' Commissions on Church and State; 1930-19701930-1970
13Temple; William (1881-1944); Archbishop of Canterbury1881-1944
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