RepositoryLambeth Palace Library
LevelFile
Alt Ref NoFP Lowth 2
Extent249 ff.
TitleCorrespondence and papers
Date1776-1787
DescriptionCorrespondence and papers on benefices in the diocese of London, including:
Wapping, Middx.: election of the Rev. Henry Mead as lecturer, 1782 (ff.1-2).
Wennington, Essex: account of the parish and value of the rectory by the Rev. William Morice, 1783 (ff.3-6).
Westminster, Middx., St. Anne Soho: dispute between clergy on the appointment of the Rev. Robert Richardson, 1778 (ff.7-23).
St. Clement Danes: election of the Rev. Stephen Popham as lecturer, 1783 (ff.24-5).
Westminster, St. Margaret: account of Lady Huntington Chapel, [1787] (ff.26-7).
Woodham Walter, Essex: proceedings of Lewis Disney Ffytche v. bishop of London over his right of presentation, and appeal to the House of Lords, 1781-3 (ff.28-101).
Correspondence on diocesan administration, 1777-1780s, (ff.102-62) including:
Act to promote residence of the clergy, 1777 (ff.104-19).
Resignation of Thomas Bever as commissary and sequestrator general, 1778 (ff.120-2).
Funds of Sion College, 1779 (ff.128-35).
Administration of Bishop Evans' Charity, 1780s (ff.136-60).
Applications for ordination, 1781-5, mainly concerning the Richard Ellis, 1785 (ff.163-179).
Correspondence and papers on the chapels royal, 1776-80, comprising:
Appointment of German chaplains, St. James's Palace, 1776-7 (ff.180-7).
Appeal of the Rev. David Evans v. the Rev. Charles Este against his dismissal as reader at the Whitehall chapel, 1778-9 (ff.188-99).
Resignation of John Nares as master of the children of the chapels royal, 1780 (ff.200-1).
Papers concerning the church overseas, 1777-85 (ff.202-34) referring to:
Constantinople: ordination of Charles Nicholson, chaplain to the Levant Company, 1783 (ff.202-3).
Copenhagen: ordination and appointment of the Rev. James Johnstone as embassy chaplain, 1779 (ff.204-12).
Gibraltar: application of James Bain for ordination, 1785 (ff.213-16).
Kronstadt: ordination and appointment of Samuel Furley as chaplain, 1783 (ff.217-24).
Rotterdam: resignation of the Rev. William Atkinson, and appointment of the Rev. William Williams as chaplain, 1777 (ff.225-32).
St. Vincent, West Indies: ordination of Thomas Load, 1777 (ff.233-4).
Papers concerning French Protestant churches in London, 1781, 1785, comprising:
Ordination and licensing of Pierre Francois Prevost to the French chapel, Soho, 1781 (ff.235-8).
Conformity and licensing of the French chapel in Hoxton, 1785 (ff.239-49).

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936Wapping, Middlesex; St John; 1729-; ecclesiastical parish1729-
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NA2989Soho, Middlesex; St Anne; 1687-1953; ecclesiastical parish1687-1953
NA1510St Clement Danes, Middlesex; -1953; ancient parish-1953
NA1786Westminster, Middlesex; St Margaret; ancient parish
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