RepositoryLambeth Palace Library
LevelFile
Alt Ref NoMS 4806
Extent217 ff.
TitlePapers concerning the Council for the Defence of Church Principles, mainly regarding the Church of South India.
Date1944-1956
DescriptionIncluded are papers concerning the ordination by the Bishop of Hong Kong of Florence Lei Tim Oi, the first women priest, 1944 (ff. 24-33, 133, including correspondence with William Temple, Archbishop of Canterbury and a copy of letter from Bruce to Ronald Owen Hall, Bishop of Hong Kong). Also included is correspondence with James Edward Lesslie Newbigin, afterwards Bishop in the Church of South India (ff. 106-115, 137-140).

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GB/109/20396Tim-Oi; Florence Li (1907-1992); first Anglican woman priest1907-1992
13Temple; William (1881-1944); Archbishop of Canterbury1881-1944
DS/UK/3956Hall; Ronald Owen (-1975); bishop of Victoria, Hong Kong-1975
DS/UK/5444Newbigin; James Edward Lesslie (1909-1998); Bishop in Madras1909-1998
161Committee for the Defence of Church Principles; 1943-19591943-1959
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