RepositoryLambeth Palace Library
LevelFile
Alt Ref NoCFR LRC 22
Extent37 ff.
TitleEstonia: Congregations in the United Kingdom
Date15 Mar 1947-9 Mar 1972
DescriptionCorrespondence concerning the provision of assistance to individuals exiled from Estonia, primarily focused on the provision of religious ministrations to Estonian refugees working in England by Estonian clergymen, relief packages of food for clergymen, and the importance of religious literature in the Estonian language. Includes correspondence seeking to bring specific clergymen over to England; plans by Rev Taul to buy London property as a Lutheran parsonage; notes relating to meetings of the Synod of the Estonian Lutheran Church in exile, 5 Mar 1960-29 Feb 1964, 9 Mar 1972; discussions concerning an agreement for the use of the Church of St. Anne and St. Agnes by the Estonian and Latvian congregations, 29 Jul-6 Oct 1964; details of clergy and services by the Estonian Lutheran Church in Great Britain, 10 Sep 1965-21 Sep 1972.

Includes correspondence between Rev Herbert Waddams, Rev John Findlow, Rev Johannes Kopp, Bishop of Estonia, Bishop Dr J.D. Lauri, Rev Rudolf Kiviranna, Rev Percy Ineson for the Ecumenical Refugee Commission, A.L. Haig of The British and Foreign Bible Society, Rev Jaak Taul of the Lutheran Council of Great Britain, Rev W.H. Macartney; Rev David Tustin.

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