RepositoryLambeth Palace Library
LevelItem
Alt Ref NoCoggan 88, ff.1-94
TitleRetirement
Date2 Apr 1979-21 Jan 1980
DescriptionIncludes correspondence between Archbishop Coggan and the Prime Minister, James Callaghan (ff.2, 5), Margaret Thatcher MP and her office (ff.3-4, 6-7, 27, 29-30), and the College of Arms (f.18); announcements of Coggan's resignation (ff.8-10); goodwill correspondence, including with the Rt Revd Gerald Ellison, Bishop of London (ff.11-12, 93-4), the Rt Revd Colin James, Bishop of Wakefield (f.13), the Rt Revd David Say, Bishop of Rochester (f.14), the Rt Revd John Gibbs, Bishop of Coventry (f.15), the Rt Revd Douglas Feaver, Bishop of Peterborough (f.16), the Rt Revd John Trillo, Bishop of Chelmsford (f.17), the Rt Revd Vernon Nicholls, Bishop of Sodor and Man (f.19), the Rt Revd Simon Phipps, Bishop of Lincoln (f.20), the Rt Revd David Brown, Bishop of Guildford (ff.21, 24), the Rt Revd John Bickersteth, Bishop of Bath and Wells (f.22), the Rt Revd John Waine, Bishop of St Edmundsbury and Ipswich (f.23), the Rt Revd Eric Mercer, Bishop of Exeter (f.25), the Rt Revd Ronald Gordon, Bishop of Portsmouth (f.26), the Rt Revd Peter Walker, Bishop of Ely (f.28) and the Rt Revd Robert Runcie, Bishop of St.Albans (f.94); papers relating to events to mark Coggan's retirement, including correspondence with the Most Revd Stuart Blanch, Archbishop of York, Bishop Ellison, John Miles, Chief Information Officer, the Very Revd Edward Carpenter, Dean of Westminster, and the Free Church Federal Council, and minutes of meetings regarding Coggan's fairwell eucharist (ff.31-76, 92); messages of thanks from Coggan, including to Cardinal Basil Hume (ff.77-9); and an interview given by Coggan and Mrs Coggan to the Revd Canon John Poulton (ff.80-91).

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