RepositoryLambeth Palace Library
LevelItem
Alt Ref NoRamsey 339/41
Extent20 ff.
TitleCrown Appointments: York
Date1974
DescriptionPapers relating to the appointment of Stuart Blanch, Bishop of Liverpool, as Archbishop of York, including: letter from W.H. Saumarez Smith to Michael Ramsey, Archbishop of Canterbury, enclosing the Statement of Needs for the Archdiocese of York; correspondence between Archbishop Ramsey and the Rt. Hon. Harold Wilson, Prime Minister, about possible candidates; memo about Bishop John Howe's illness and unwillingness to accept the post; correspondence between Archbishop Ramsey and Colin Peterson about possible candidates; letter from Donald Coggan, Archbishop of York about the Bishop of Liverpool's acceptance of the post.

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CodeNameDates
DS/UK/5841Diocese of York
260Blanch; Lord; Stuart Yarworth (1918-1994); Baron of Bishopsthorpe; Archbishop of York1918-1994
DS/UK/6536Smith; William H. Saumarez (fl. 1962-1974); Appointments Secretary to the Archbishops of Canterbury and Yorkfl. 1962-1974
DS/UK/3444Wilson; (James) Harold (1916-1995); Baron Wilson of Rievaulx; Prime Minister1916-1995
DS/UK/4103Howe; John William Alexander (1920-2001); bishop of St. Andrew's, Dunkeld and Dunblane1920-2001
GB/109/15265Peterson; Colin Vyvyan (1932-); Secretary for Appointments to PM and Ecclesiastical Secretary to the Lord Chancellor1932-
298Coggan; Frederick Donald (1909-2000); Baron Coggan; Archbishop of Canterbury1909-2000
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