RepositoryLambeth Palace Library
LevelItem
Alt Ref NoRamsey 339/45/5
Extent116 ff.
TitleCrown Appointments: Bishops Suffragan and Assistant: Individual Dioceses: Portsmouth-Worcester
Date1972-1974
DescriptionPapers relating to the provisional of additional episcopal assistance to individual dioceses, including:
Portsmouth, 1974, ff.1-2: correspondence between John Phillips, Bishop of Portsmouth, and Michael Ramsey, Archbishop of Canterbury, about the provision of a suffragan following the retirement of Laurie Woolmer as Assistant Bishop in the diocese.

Salisbury,1973, ff.3-48: correspondence between George Reindorp, Bishop of Salisbury, Geoffrey Tiarks, Bishop of Maidstone, Kenneth Ryle, Archbishop Ramsey and Sir Ronald Harris about episcopal organisation in the diocese and the need for a second suffragan, with copies of memoranda and map of the diocese; correspondence between Archbishop Ramsey and the Prime Minister, Edward Heath, Sept. 1973, about petitioning the Queen for a suffragan see of Ramsbury within the diocese of Salisbury, with press release Order in Council.
Note: some of this correspondence also deals with the creation of the suffragan see of Dudley within the Worcester diocese.

Sheffield, 1972, ff.49-50: correspondence between Sir John Hewitt and Archbishop Ramsey about the creation of a suffragan see of Doncaster.

Truro, 1973, ff.51-67: correspondence between Graham Leonard, Bishop of Truro, Bishop Tiarks, Archbishop Ramsey, Sir John Hewitt, Sir Ronald Harris and Kenneth Ryle about the revival of the suffragan see of St. Germans; correspondence between Archbishop Ramsey and the Prime Minister, Edward Heath, Nov. 1973, about petitioning the Queen.

Winchester, 1972, ff.68-95: correspondence between Falkner Allison, Bishop of Winchester, Archbishop Ramsey, Sir Ronald Harris, Bishop Tiarks and D.M.M. Carey about the provision of a suffragan to take over the duties of Bishop Nigel Cornwall; copies of supporting memoranda; correspondence between Archbishop Ramsey and the Prime Minister, Edward Heath, Aug. 1972, about petitioning the Queen for a new suffragan see of Basingstoke..

Worcester, 1973, ff.96-116: correspondence between Robin Woods, Bishop of Worcester, Archbishop Ramsey, Stretton Reeve, Bishop of Lichfield,and S ir Ronald Harris about the proposed suffragan see of Dudley; correspondence between Archbishop Ramsey and the Prime Minister, Edward Heath, Sept. 1973, about petitioning the Queen for a new suffragan see of Dudley. Note: some of this correspondence also deals with the creation of the suffragan see of Ramsbury within the Salisbury diocese.

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DS/UK/5163Diocese of Portsmouth; 1927-1927-
DS/UK/4933Phillips; John Henry Lawrence (1910-1985); Bishop of Portsmouth1910-1985
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DS/UK/6346Woolmer; Laurence Henry (1906-1977); bishop of Lahore1906-1977
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564Tiarks; Geoffrey Lewis (1909-1987); Suffragan Bishop of Maidstone1909-1987
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