RepositoryLambeth Palace Library
LevelFile
Alt Ref NoEllison O/1/1/98
Extent340 ff.
TitleOrdination of Women
Date9 June 1972-16 Feb 1981
DescriptionCorrespondence relating to the debate over the possibility of women's ordination, including letters from the public in anticipation of and following the vote in General Synod, 8 November 1978. The file also includes material on the problem of women priests ordained in other provinces desiring to minister in England, and a protest by members of the Christian Parity Group at an ordination service in St. Paul's Cathedral, 29 June 1980. Some letters from the time of Ellison's predecessor, Robert Wright Stopford, are also contained in the file.
ArrangementThe file contains subfiles as follows: ff. 58-80 (inc. 75-78), 83-90, 91-96, 99-103, 113-119, 126-130, 136-142, 167-177, 180-182, 185-190, 203-206, 216-231, 232-245, 246- 274 (inc. 248-250, 254-258, 260-261), 331-333.

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CodeNameDates
552Stopford; Robert Wright (1901-1976); Bishop of London1901-1976
829Christian Parity Group
GB/109/21217Movement for the Ordination of Women; 1978-1978-
NA2119League of Anglican Loyalists
GB/109/6605Church of England; General Synod; 1970-1970-
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CodeSet
PL250Cathedral Church of St Paul/City of London
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