RepositoryLambeth Palace Library
Alt Ref NoRamsey 272, ff. 211-225
TitleCrediton, see of
DescriptionPapers relating to the suffragan see of Crediton, including: formal and informal letters from Wilfrid Westall, Bishop of Crediton, to Archbishop Ramsey about his resignation, with reply; letter from Archbishop Ramsey to the Prime Minister, Edward Heath, informing him of Bishop Westall's wish to retire, with replies from Colin Peterson; correspondence between Eric Mercer, Bishop of Exeter, and Archbishop Ramsey about the nomination of a successor; letter from Archbishop Ramsey to the Prime Minister, Harold Wilson, suggesting the appointment of Canon Philip Pasterfield to succeed Bishop Westall.

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DS/UK/5002Westall; Wilfred Arthur (1900-); suffragan bishop of Crediton1900-
11Ramsey; (Arthur) Michael (1904-1988); Baron Ramsey of Canterbury; Archbishop of Canterbury1904-1988
GB/109/8810Heath; Sir; Edward Richard George (1916-2005); Knight; statesman1916-2005
GB/109/15265Peterson; Colin Vyvyan (1932-); Secretary for Appointments to PM and Ecclesiastical Secretary to the Lord Chancellor1932-
GB/109/14016Mercer; Eric Arthur John (1917-2003); Bishop of Exeter1917-2003
DS/UK/3444Wilson; (James) Harold (1916-1995); Baron Wilson of Rievaulx; Prime Minister1916-1995
GB/109/13993Pasterfield; Philip John (1920-2001); suffragan bishop of Crediton1920-2001
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