RepositoryLambeth Palace Library
LevelItem
Alt Ref NoRamsey 339/45/2
Extent126 ff.
TitleCrown Appointments: Bishops Suffragan and Assistant: Individual Dioceses: Ely-Guildford
Date1964-1968
DescriptionPapers relating to the provisional of additional episcopal assistance to individual dioceses, including:
Derby, 1964-1965, ff.1-34: correspondence between Geoffrey Allen, Bishop of Derby, Michael Ramsey, Archbishop of Canterbury, David Carey and Robert Beloe about the need for episcopal assistance in the diocese of Derby and proposal to create a suffragan see of Repton; letter from Archbishop Ramsey to the Prime Minister, Harold Wilson, about the creation of the new suffragan see of Repton, 11 May 1965, and Order in Council; discussion of possible candidates; correspondence between Bishop Allen and Sir Ronald Harris about financing the new suffragan see; letter from Archbishop Ramsey to the Prime Minister nominating Canon W.W. Hunt as Suffragan Bishop of Repton.

Ely, 1964-1965, ff.35-82: correspondence between Edward Roberts, Bishop of Ely, Archbishop Ramsey, Robert Beloe and David Carey about the need for further episcopal assistance within the diocese, the situation with regard to elderly Assistant Bishops and the proposal for a suffragan; the slection procedures involved; agreement for the revival of the suffragan see of Huntingdon; letter from Archbishop Ramsey to the Prime Minister, Harold Wilson, 11 May 1965; discussion of possible candidates; diocesan needs; letter from Archbishop Ramsey to the Prime Minister nominating Canon R.A.S. Martineau as Suffragan Bishop of Huntingdon; press release.

Guildford, 1965-1968, ff.83-126: correspondence between George Reindorp, Bishop of Guildford, Robert Beloe, Archbishop Ramsey and Lord Silsoe about the need for additional episcopal assistance in the diocese of Guildford, notwithstanding the available elderly Assistant Bishops; proposal for the revival of the suffragan see of Dorking; letter from Archbishop Ramsey to the Prime Minister, Harold Wilson, about the needs of the diocese of Guildford, 26 March 1968, and reply giving royal approval..

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