RepositoryLambeth Palace Library
LevelItem
Alt Ref NoRamsey 207, ff.239-336
TitleMarriage: general and miscellaneous
Date1971
DescriptionPapers relating to marriage and divorce, including discussion of Archbishop Ramsey's contribution to the Church Assembly debate in 1967 and his current views (ff.239, 241-242); letter from Mervyn Stockwood, Bishop of Southwark about his articles in The Times on marriage and divorce (f.240); memorandum by Graham Leonard, Bishop of Willesden, on the present situation in the Church of England regarding marriage and divorce in the light of evidence received by the Commission on the Objects and Policy of the Mothers' Union (ff.244-247); correspondence with Sir Jocelyn Simon about his address on the Matrimonial Law (ff.248-249); correspondence with Ian Ramsey, Bishop of Durham, Donald Coggan, Archbishop of York, the Revd. Edward Symonds CR, and George Addleshaw, Dean of Chester on the report of the Marriage Consultation (ff. 243, 250-259); letter from the Revd. A. H. Simmons with the text of a resolution on re-marriage of divorced persons by the Society of the Holy Cross (ff. 260-262); Board for Social Responsibility briefing paper on the Matrimonial Proceedings (Polygamous Marriages) Bill (ff.263-265); correspondence with D. M. Tolstoy, Mr. Justice Scarman, David Carey, Sir John Scott, Gerald Ellison, Bishop of Chester, the Archbishop of York, Robert Stopford, Bishop of London,and Chancellor Garth Moore about the Law Commission's Working Paper No. 35 on the solemnisation of marriage in England and Wales (ff.266-267, 269-286,289-290); the setting up of a working party under the Ven. Frederick Temple, Archdeacon of Swindon to consider the implications of the Law Commission's working paper with the following members: Preb. John Aldis, Canon Graham Christie, the Revd. Michael Henshall, the Revd. William Baddeley, Canon Jeffrey Maples and Canon Eric Santer (ff. 287-316, 326-336); response of the British Council of Churches to the Law Commission's Working Paper No. 35 (ff.317-322, 325); discussion of potential loss of income if Church Licences were to be abolished (ff.289, 323-324); request for information on the Law Commission's Working Paper No. 42 on Family Property Law (f. 323).

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