RepositoryLambeth Palace Library
LevelItem
Alt Ref NoRamsey 278, ff. 82-225
TitleRedundant Churches
Date1973-1974
DescriptionPapers relating to redundant churches, including: correspondence between Hugh Whitworth, Archbishop Ramsey, Lord Fletcher, Donald Coggan, Archbishop of York, and Colin Peterson about extending the terms of office of Lord Esher, Sir Nikolaus Pevsner and Lady Radnor as members of the Advisory Board for Redundant Churches (ff.82-87, 99, 101-108); correspondence between Paul Paget and Archbishop Ramsey about the possible use of an inscription in redundant churches reminding visitors of their original purpose, and discussion with the Church Commissioners (ff.88-90, 94-95, 97-98, 100, 113-114, 125); correspondence between Margot Eates, Hugh Whitworth and Derek Pattinson about membership of the Advisory Board (ff.91-93, 96, 109); letters from Joyce Rye, Secretary of the Canterbury Diocesan Redundant Churches Uses Committee, asking for Archbishop Ramsey's views on advertising redundant churches for sale (ff.110-112) and about membership of the Committee, with reply (ff.185, 202); schedule of uses to which redundant churches had been put (f.115); correspondence between Margot Eates and Hugh Whitworth about the chairmanship and possible merger of the Advisory Board and the Redundant Churches Fund (ff.116-124, 127-136, 138, 140, 153-154); press release on the annual report of the Redundant Churches Fund (f.126); letter from Lord Fletcher to Archbishop Ramsey about the annual report of the Advisory Board for Redundant Churches, with reply (ff.137, 139); presscutting (ff.141, ); correspondence between Hugh Whitworth and Archbishop Coggan about problems regarding the future, chairmanship and membership of the Advisory Board and the Redundant Churches Fund, with response (ff.142-146, 156-157); letter from Hugh Whitworth to Betty Ridley about Archbishop Coggan's thoughts on the chairmanship of the Advisory Board and Redundant Churches Fund, with reply (ff.147-148, 155); correspondence between Ivor Bulmer-Thomas and Hugh Whitworth about the proper procedure for the resignation of John Smith from membership of the Redundant Churches Fund and possible appointment of Sir Gilbert Inglefield in his place, with reply (ff.149-152, 165-166); correspondence between Colin Peterson and Hugh Whitworth about membership of the Redundant Churches Fund (ff.158-159), 169; memorandum by Hugh Whitworth about the chairmanship of the Advisory Board for Redundant Churches, with draft letters to Archbishop Coggan, and from Archbishop Ramsey, to Lord Fletcher, and note of Archbishop Ramsey's approval (ff.160-164); draft letter from Archbishop Coggan to Dr. Arnold Taylor inviting him to succeed Lord Fletcher as Chairman of the Advisory Board (f.170); correspondence between Ivor Bulmer-Thomas and Archbishop Ramsey about the length of appointments and re-appointments to the Redundant Churches Fund (ff.171-175, 177-179); correspondence with Colin Peterson's office about the re-appointment of Ivor Bulmer-Thomas, the Marquess of Anglesey and Sir Edward Muir to the Redundant Churches Fund for two years only (ff.180-182, 193, 201); letter of thanks from Archbishop Ramsey to John Smith on his retirement from the Redundant Churches Fund (f.184); memoranda and correspondence about Dr. Taylor's acceptance (ff.186-192); letter from Archbishop Ramsey about the appointments to the Redundant Churches Fund (f.194); Archbishop Ramsey's correspondence with Lord Fletcher and Dr. Taylor (ff.196-198, 200); press releases (ff.199, 205-206); letter from C.A. Potter thanking Archbishop Ramsey for his appointment to the Canterbury Diocesan Redundant Churches Uses Committee (f.204); corrrespondence between Ivor Bulmer-Thomas and Hugh Whitworth about the resignation of Edward Bishop MP from the Redundant Churches Fund (ff.207-209, 211-214, 216-219); letter from Margot Eates to Hugh Whitworth about Lord Fletcher's retirement (ff.210, 222); correspondence between Hugh Whitworth, Betty Ridley and Derek Pattinson about a possible successor to Edward Bishop, with Derek Pattinson's reply and request for advice from Colin Peterson (ff.215, 220-221, 223); letter from Archbishop Coggan thanking Lord Fletcher for his service as chairman of the Advisory Board (f.224).

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298Coggan; Frederick Donald (1909-2000); Baron Coggan; Archbishop of Canterbury1909-2000
GB/109/15265Peterson; Colin Vyvyan (1932-); Secretary for Appointments to PM and Ecclesiastical Secretary to the Lord Chancellor1932-
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GB/109/8112Inglefield; Sir; Gilbert Samuel (1909-1991); Knight; architect1909-1991
GB/109/15047Taylor; Arnold Joseph (1911-); President, Society of Antiquaries1911-
GB/109/12730Bishop; Edward Stanley (1920-1984); Baron Bishopston; Second Church Estates Commissioner1920-1984
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GB/109/17919Brett; Lionel Gordon Baliol (1913-); 4th Viscount Esher; architect1913-
GB/109/10138Paget; George Henry Charles Victor (1922-); 7th Marquess of Anglesey1922-
GB/109/17920Muir; Sir; Edward Francis (1905-1979); KCB; civil servant1905-1979
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