RepositoryLambeth Palace Library
LevelItem
Alt Ref NoCoggan 43, ff.174-327
TitleSouth Africa
Date1 Jan 1976-10 Jan 1977
DescriptionIncludes papers relating to the settlement at Dimbaza (ff.174-5), loans by the Midland Bank to the South African Government (ff.177-214), including correspondence with the Church Commissioners, Eldon Griffiths MP and members of the public, papers relating to the exile of Rt Revd Colin Winter, Bishop of Damaraland and Rt Revd Richard Wood, Suffragan Bishop of Damaraland (ff.215-262), including correspondence with Rt Revd Gerald Ellison, Bishop of London, Rt Revd David Sheppard, Bishop of Liverpool, members of the public, Rt Revd Bill Burnett, Archbishop of Cape Town, Rt Revd Kenneth Skelton, Bishop of Lichfield, Sean MacBride, United Nations Commissioner for Namibia, and Rt Revd Denis Wakeling, Bishop of Southwell; papers relating to a visit by Namibian church leaders (ff.265-8), including with the British Council of Churches, to the conviction of SWAPO members Aaron Mushimba and Hendrik Shikongo, including a letter from Archbishop Coggan to John Vorster, Prime Minister of South Africa (f.280) and correspondence with Lord Elton, papers relating to consecrations in the diocese of Lebombo, copies of statements by Vorster (ff.287-292), correspondence with Philemon Muzorewa of SACLO (ff.302-310), papers relating to the detention of South African officers of the YWCA (ff.311-9), Soweto (ff.320-1), and the election of bishops, including a letter from Rt Revd Desmond Tutu, Bishop of Lesotho (f.324).

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DS/UK/3509Church Commissioners; 1948-1948-
GB/109/14047Winter; Colin O'Brien (1928-1981); Bishop of Damaraland1928-1981
GB/109/14048Wood; Richard James (1920-); Assistant Bishop of York1920-
338Ellison; Gerald Alexander (1910-1992); Bishop of London1910-1992
DS/UK/6260Sheppard; David Stuart (1929-2005); Baron Sheppard of Liverpool; Bishop of Liverpool1929-2005
DS/UK/3627Burnett; Bill Bendyshe (1917-1994); archbishop of Cape Town1917-1994
DS/UK/4968Skelton; Kenneth John Fraser (1918-2003); Bishop of Lichfield1918-2003
GB/109/8167Wakeling; John Denis (1918-2004); bishop of Southwell1918-2004
DS/UK/3615British Council of Churches; 1942-19901942-1990
GB/109/14108Vorster; Balthazar Johannes (1915-1983); President of the Republic of South Africa1915-1983
GB/109/13450Church of England; Province of South Africa: Diocese of Lebombo; 1892-?1892-?
572Tutu; Desmond Mpilo (1931-); Archbishop of Capetown1931-
GB/109/17769Griffiths; Sir; Eldon (1925-2014); Conservative politician and journalist1925-2014
GB/109/17798MacBride; Sean (1904-1988); Irish politician and human rights campaigner1904-1988
GB/109/17799South West Africa People's Organisation; Namibian political party
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