RepositoryLambeth Palace Library
LevelItem
Alt Ref NoRamsey 212, ff.1-128
TitleSabah
Date1971
DescriptionPapers relating to the diocese of Sabah, including the policy of the government towards Christian churches, harrassment of Christians, the expulsion of clergy and missionaries and the difficulties of obtaining work permits for them (passim); discussions with Roland Koh, Bishop of West Malaysia, and others about the appointment of a new bishop and negotiations with the Chief Minister of Sabah, Tun Datu Haji Mustapha bin Datu Harun to secure a permit (ff.4-6, 21-30, 40-54); Archbishop Ramsey's encouragement of Archie Briggs, Archdeacon of Sabah, to ordain suitably trained Sabah-born citizens to continue the sacramental ministry (f.39); invitation to Luke Chhoa Heng Sze, Archdeacon of North Malaya, to become Bishop of Sabah (ff.57-58) and his response (f.63); arrangements for his consecration at Lambeth Palace on St. Andrew's Day (ff.64, 68, 91-102, 105-113); discussion of the costs of his study trip to England (ff.71-72, 75-76, 80); local criticism of Bishop Chhoa's appointment (ff.114-119); presscuttings (ff.120-128). Other correspondents include Bishop Kenneth Sansbury (ff.21, 25-27), Bishop John Howe (ff.22, 24), Chiu Ban It, Bishop of Singapore (ff.23, 28-29, 59, 61, 66, 70, 77, 79), Bishop John Daly (ff.69, 95-96, 99, 101), Bishop Nigel Cornwall (ff.88, 90, 97-98, 119), Revd. Arthur Stally, Secretary, Borneo Mission Association (ff.107-108) and Robin Woods, Bishop of Worcester (f. 109).

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CodeNameDates
DS/UK/4871Koh; Peck-Chiang Roland (1909-1972); Bishop of West Malaysia1909-1972
GB/109/12146Briggs; Archie (1917-1998); Dean of Kota Kinabalu1917-1998
GB/109/12147Chhoa; Luke Heng Sze (fl. 1955-1974); Bishop of Sabahfl. 1955-1974
DS/UK/4956Sansbury; Cyril Kenneth (1905-1993); Bishop of Singapore and Malaya1905-1993
DS/UK/4103Howe; John William Alexander (1920-2001); bishop of St. Andrew's, Dunkeld and Dunblane1920-2001
DS/UK/4763Chiu Ban It; Joshua (1918-2016); Bishop of Singapore and Malaya1918-2016
DS/UK/3739Daly; John Charles Sydney (1903-1993); bishop of Taejon1903-1993
DS/UK/3174Cornwall; Nigel Edmund (1903-1984); Bishop of Borneo1903-1984
610Woods; Robert Wylmer (1914-1997); Bishop of Worcester1914-1997
GB/109/12152Stally; Arthur James (1932-1984); Secretary, Borneo Mission Association1932-1984
GB/109/12153Borneo Mission Association; 1909-1909-
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NA2258/Sabah
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