RepositoryLambeth Palace Library
LevelItem
Alt Ref NoRamsey 272, ff. 1-58
TitleChurch Commissioners: general
Date1974
DescriptionPapers relating to the Church Commissioners, including: appointments of the Bishops of Worcester and Doncaster as members of the Board and the Bishop of Gloucester a member of the Housing Committee, with Archbishop Ramsey's agreement (ff.1-2); letter from Kenneth Ryle to Archbishop Ramsey enclosing an article in the "Spectator" about prostitution and Church Commissioners' estates (ff.3-5); correspondence about the reappointment of W.B. Harris and A.C.G. Ponsonby as Commissioners (ff.6-7, 11-15); correspondence between Colin Peterson and Archbishop Ramsey about the appointment of Edward Bishop MP as Second Church Estates Commissioner in place of Marcus Worsley (ff.8-10, 21); letter from Sir Ronald Harris informing Archbishop Ramsey about a BBC Radio 4 documentary on the Church Commissioners to be broadcast on 19 April 1974, with reply (ff.16-18); letter from Kenneth Ryle about the pensionable service of the First and Third Church Commissioners and the introduction in Synod of a Measure to conform with the Social Security Act 1973 (ff.19-20); appointment of Ross Hook, Bishop of Bradford, to the Pastoral Committee in place of Roger Wilson, Bishop of Chichester (ff.22-25, 27-28); letter of apology from the Clerk of Assembly of the Presbyterian Church of Ireland about the disturbances during Archbishop Ramsey's visit to St. Anne's Cathedral, Belfast, with reply (ff.26, 29); appointment of Eric Treacy, Bishop of Wakefield, to the Board in place of the Bishop of Chichester (ff.30-31); letter from Kenneth Ryle about his retirement in 1975 and the setting up of a committee to choose a successor as Secretary, with correspondence between Archbishop Ramsey, Donald Coggan, Archbishop of York, Sir Ronald Harris and invitations to serve on it extended to Eric Buchan, Archdeacon of Coventry, David Say, Bishop of Rochester, Sir John Arbuthnot, Fenton Morley, Dean of Salisbury, and John Smallwood (ff.32-41); Edward Bishop's relinquishment of the post of Second Church Estates Commissioner on becoming Parliamentary Secretary to the Ministry of Agriculture, correspondence between Archbishops Ramsey and Coggan about a choice of successor and the appointment of Terence Walker (ff.42- 47, 52-57); letter from Sir Ronald Harris enclosing a draft of the Church Commissioners' leaflet for 1974 (ff.48-51); press release on the appointment of S.P. Osmond as Secretary to the Church Commissioners (f.58).

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