RepositoryLambeth Palace Library
Alt Ref NoCFR LRC 107/9
Extent39 ff.
TitleNorway: General contacts
Date31 Jan 1950-23 Feb 1977
DescriptionCorrespondence with or concerning the London parish of the Church of Norway.

Includes notes on an interview between Rev W.H. Macartney and Rev Reidar Kobro, 31 Jan 1950; an invitation for Kobro to dine at Bede House, Bermondsey, 3 Feb 1950; letters from Rev Kobro requesting a cord for the Bishops cloth of Bishop Indreboe, 5-11 Jul 1950; correspondence from Rev J.F. Holt informing Kobro on Services arranged by Rev Herbert Waddams in the cause of Christian Unity, 25 Jan 1954; letter and Geoffrey Fisher - the Archbishop of Canterbury's Message at the Service of King Haakon's Jubilee, 15-24 Nov 1955; correspondence between Kobro and Waddams concerning whether a boy should be confirmed in the Norwegian Seamen's Church in London or in his local parish, 3-6 Jan 1956; file note including reference to seeking a school for the son of Rev Birger Mathisen, 15-29 Jan 1959; file note and correspondence with Mathisen concerning difficulties mentioned by Mathisen arising from the revision of the Charities Act in terms of disposing of their properties in England, and the visit of Pastor Aardal, Head of the Council for Norwegian Seamen's Missions overseas, 31 Jan-20 Feb 1962; correspondence with Rev John Satterthwaite and notes concerning the temporary and then permanent departure of Mathisen, with Rev Roald Kverndal covering during a brief absence and Rev Leif Frivold being appointed as Mathison's successor, 16 Mar 1964-26 Jan 1965; correspondence concerning Rev Joseph McCulloch's proposal for a chapel to be furnished in St Mary-le-Bow as a memorial to the Norwegian Resistance Movement, including a letter from Johannes Smemo, Bishop of Oslo declining an invitation to attend the unveliling of a bronze relief, 21 Jun 1965-16 Feb 1966; note and correspondence concerning the Centenary celebrations of the Norwegian Seamen's Church, including letters from the Royal Norwegian Embassy, Michael Ramsey - Archbishop of Canterbury, Satterthwaite, Rev Michael Moore, and Frivold, 5 Oct 1967-15 Jun 1968; file note concerning the Trondheim Cathedral Choir performing at Southwark Cathedral and the return of Frivold to Norway. 19 Jun 1974; letter from Moore thanking the Royal Norwegian Embassy for hosting a farewell reception for Frivold, 28 Jun 1974; file note concerning a request by a Norwegian Lutheran to be 'received' by the Church of England, 4 Jun 1975; correspondence between Moore, Rev H. Dagfinn Kvale and John E. Kverndal about a service and lunch for the Golden Jubilee of the Rotherhithe Norwegian Seamen's Church's dedication, 16-23 Feb 1977.

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