RepositoryChurch of England Record Centre
LevelFile
Alt Ref NoSSF/5/1/8/2
Extent88 ff.
TitleCorrespondence: Appointments and Ordinations
Date1978-1990
DescriptionLetters of Br. Michael's ecclesiastical appointments and resignations, including press releases. Includes letters from 10 Downing Street on his appointment as Bishop Suffragan of Saint Germans in 1979, orders of service and pamphlets for Br. Michael's consecration and installation as Bishop Suffragan of St. Germans at St. Paul's Cathedral and the Priory Church of St. Germans, brief letters from 10 Downing Street and Prime Minister Thatcher on Br. Matthew's resignation in 1985, letters regarding Br. Michael's appointment as Bishop of Prisons including Church House press releases on the appointment, notes from Bishop JK Cavell (Bishop to HM Prisons) on the background of the role, letters Bp Peter Walker (Bishop of Ely), details of his commission as Assistant Bishop of Ely and a letter from Bishop Ronald Gordon (LP) on Br. Michael's concerns with regards to balancing work at SSF with his other roles. Other correspondents include the Bishop Graham Leonard (Bishop of Truro and later of London) and Archbishop Runcie.

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