RepositoryLambeth Palace Library
Alt Ref NoCFR LRC 30/9
Extent35 ff.
TitleFinland: Contacts: Chaplains to the Finnish Seamens' Mission in London
Date6 Sep 1946-2 Oct 1972
DescriptionCorrespondence with and about Chaplains to the Finnish Seamen's Mission in London. Includes material relating to:

Rev Oiva Pohjanpirkka. 6 Sep 1946-1 Mar 1952
Includes correspondence between Rev Herbert Waddams and the Town Clerk in the Borough of Leyton concerning the requested derequisition of a property belonging to the Mission, 6 Sep 1946; correspondence with Pohjanpirkka. concerning the collapse of a building next to the Finnish Seamen's Mission Church, with letters from the War Damage Commission and the Foreign Office, 22 Oct-7 Nov 1947; Rev W. Macartney's notes on an interview with Pohjanpirkka, 26 Jan 1950; an invitation for Geoffrey Fisher, Archbishop of Canterbury and Cyril Garbett, Archbishop of York to attend the dedication of the Finnish Seamen's Mission church in Hull, 18 Jan-1 Mar 1952.

Rev E. Sovijarvi. 25 Oct 1952-18 May 1959
Includes correspondence relating to a reception for their new building and suggested contacts, with letters from Rev W.H. Macartney, Rev Herbert Waddams; an extract from Finlandia Pictorial entitled 'Pastor with a floating flock' by Wendy Hall, 1954.

Rev M. Lehtonen, 30 Jan 1962-16 Aug 1965
Includes a request for information from the Church of England for the Finnish church paper Kotima, with responses from Rev Michael Halliwell and Rev John Satterthwaite, 30 Jan 1962-21 Feb 1963, details of Finnsih priests in England from Lehtonen, 10 Dec 1963, and a letter from Rev John Satterthwaite concerning Lehtonen's return to Finland, 16 Aug 1965.

Pastors Saarikoski, 12 Aug 1968-2 Oct 1972
Letter welcoming Saarikoski from Rev Michael Moore, 12 Aug 1968; correspondence regarding tickets to the International Ecumenical Service at Canterbury Cathedral, 18-24 Jun 1970; letter concerning the other pastor of the Finnish Seamen's Mission who was based in Hull, 20 Sep 1972; note from Moore on the 90th anniversary of the Finnish Seamen's Church in London, 20 Sep 1972 and the Nordic Pastors Fraternal, 2 Oct 1972.

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