RepositoryLambeth Palace Library
LevelItem
Alt Ref NoRamsey 269, ff. 1-55
TitleAbortion
Date1974
DescriptionPapers relating to abortion, including: information from "Reason: a Campaign for Common sense on Abortion" (ff.1-4, 48-49); speech to General Synod by Eric Treacy, Bishop of Wakefield, on Abortion Law Reform , with note on amended motion (ff.5-17, 19); letters from members of the public to Archbishop Ramsey about abortion, with replies (ff.18, 20-24, 28, 30-31, 33-47); joint statement by the Board for Social Responsibility and the Division of Social Responsibility of the Methodist Church on the Lane Committee Report (ff.25-27); text, and published copy, of a letter from Giles Ecclestone to the editor of The Catholic Herald about the paper's misleading report on the Anglican and Methodist response to the Lane Committee Report (ff. 29, 32); letter to Archbishop Ramsey from the Marchioness of Lothian promoting a booklet entitled "Life - Death - and Modern Medicine by Professor Ian Donald, forwarded to Giles Ecclestone for comment (ff.50-53); copy of a note on the Abortion Act 1967 and its Conscience Clause prepared by Ronald Williams, Bishop of Leicester, and others in May 1969 (ff.54-55).

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GB/109/6605Church of England; General Synod; 1970-1970-
568Treacy; Eric (1907-1978); Bishop of Wakefield1907-1978
11Ramsey; (Arthur) Michael (1904-1988); Baron Ramsey of Canterbury; Archbishop of Canterbury1904-1988
GB/109/8084Church of England; General Synod; Board for Social Responsibility; 1970-20011970-2001
GB/109/14026Ecclestone; Giles W. (fl. 1972-1976); Secretary, Board for Social Responsibilityfl. 1972-1976
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DS/UK/3472Williams; Ronald Ralph (1906-1979); Bishop of Leicester1906-1979
GB/109/16285Donald; Ian (1910-1987); Regius Professor of Midwifery, University of Glasgow1910-1987
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