RepositoryLambeth Palace Library
Alt Ref NoRamsey 249, ff. 248-293
TitleChurch Commissioners: general
DescriptionPapers relating to the Church Commissioners, including: correspondence between Kenneth Ryle and Archbishop Ramsey about a Special General Meeting to consider the allocation of additional funds in perpetuity in the light of measures to control inflation (ff.248-249); correspondence between Sir Ronald Harris and Archbishop Ramsey about the nomination of T.A Roberts as one of the Crown's Lay Commissioner in place of Mrs. Ridley (ff.250-255); letter from Kenneth Ryle giving figures for increase in stipends (ff.256-257); letter from Sir Ronald Harris informing Archbishop Ramsey of Mr. E. Denselow's extension of service as See Houses Officer, with reply (ff.258-259); draft letter to Cardinal Heenan about plans for the proposed piazza in front of Westminster Cathedral, of which the Church Commissioners owned the freehold (ff.260-261); proposal of Mr. Frank Gordon King to succeed Sir Raymond Walton as a Commissioner, and appointment of Mr. D. E. Longe as a Commissioner (ff.262-263, 276); discussion of a draft popular leaflet about the work of the Church Commissioners (ff.264-267); letters from Archbishop Ramsey to David Say, Bishop of Rochester, Patrick Rodger, Bishop of Manchester, Robin Woods, Bishop of Worcester, Edward Roberts, Bishop of Ely, Denis Wakeling, Bishop of Southwell about their membership of Church Commissioners' Committees, with replies (ff. 268-275, 277-280); discussion between Kenneth Ryle and Bishop Geoffrey Tiarks, Bishop of Maidstone, about nominations for vacancies to be made by Gerald Ellison, Bishop of London, on behalf of Archbishop Ramsey (ff.281-285); appointment of Basil Guy, Bishop of Gloucester, to the Houses Committee (ff.286-288); correspondence between Archbishop Ramsey and Sir Ronald Harris about the cost and character of the lunch served after the Church Commissioners Annual General Meeting at a time of financial stringency ( ff.289-292); letter of thanks from the Prime Minister, Edward Heath, following the Commissioners' lunch (f.293).

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