RepositoryLambeth Palace Library
Alt Ref NoMS 3423
Extent311 folios
TitleStopford Papers
DescriptionCorrespondence of R.W. Stopford, Chairman of the Anglican-Methodist Unity Commission, with Archbishop Fisher and others concerning the Anglican-Methodist scheme of union, 1961-70 (ff.1-152).
Miscellaneous papers concerning relations with the Roman Catholic and other Churches, 1959-72, including memorandum of a meeting of Bishops on inter-Church relations, 27 July 1972 (ff.153-63).
Papers concerning the diocese of London, 1961-75. The main items are (ff.165-71) Stopford's address at his enthronement, 1961;
(ff.172-91) Stopford's address at his primary visitation as Bishop of Peterborough 1961;
(ff.193-6, 228-32) papers concerning the Bishop of London vacating Fulham Palace (Fulham, Middlesex), 1962, 1972;
(ff.197-207) notes of discussions in the diocesan synod on second marriage and on the parochial system, 1962;
(ff.208-10) memorandum by Stopford on the Church Commissioners, 1963;
(ff.218-25, 233-7) papers on the reorganisation of the diocese of London, 1970, 1975. (ff.164-246).
Papers of a commission of inquiry into the place, function and value of St. Anne's House, Soho, London (founded 1943), 1956. The chairman of the Council was Dorothy L. Sayers (ff.247-311).

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