RepositoryLambeth Palace Library
LevelFile
Alt Ref NoMonte/O/1/6
Extent55 ff.
TitlePost-Retirement Letters
Date11th December 1986-13th May 2005
DescriptionCorrespondence received by Bishop Hugh Montefiore after his retirement. The documents record his work with various charities and trusts, including those he was patron of and those requesting his patronage. Contents includes:
ff. 1-7: Correspondence with the Anorexic Family Aid and National Information Centre Norwich;
ff. 16-19: Letters from The Bishop Williams Memorial Fund of the Nippon Sei Ko Kai (Anglican-Episcopal Church of Japan) regarding Montefiore's visit to Japan in 1989;
f. 22: Letter from Archbishop George Carey complimenting Montefiore on his Times column and asking his opinion on the comparative statistics showing the relative scopes of the Anglican Church and the Roman Catholic Church;
ff. 28-29: Letter from Ruth Robinson (widow of Bishop Robinson) thanking Montefiore for sending her a copy of his autobiography;
f. 30: Letter from The Relatives Association (for the relatives and friends of older people in Homes) of which Montefiore was Vice President;
ff. 35-36, 38-39: Copies of the statement of the Ecumenical Conference of Bishops and friends of the Focolare Movement (Convegno ecumenico di Vescovi amici del Movimento dei Focolari) signed by several Bishops including Montefiore for the years 2000, 2001 and 2003;
f. 42: Letter from the Environmentalists for Nuclear Energy inviting Montefiore to become a member of the Committee of Honorary members;
ff. 48-49: Letter from Professor John Hick (University of Birmingham) on parapsychology and the miracles of Jesus;
ff. 50-52: Correspondence with the Alzheimer's Society and the Charity Commission concerning the former's Extraordinary General Meeting (March 2005) and their procedures for proposing new trustees;
f. 53: Letter from Lady Sheppard on the death of David Sheppard, Bishop of Liverpool.
ArrangementChronological.

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