RepositoryLambeth Palace Library
LevelFile
Alt Ref NoSTOTT/11/3/2
Extent1 folder
TitlePost-ordination papers
DateJun 1945-Apr 1972
DescriptionPrimarily comprises of correspondence with John Stott in the years following his ordination in 1945. Notable correspondents include Marcus Loane, the Archbishop of Sydney; George Reindorp, Bishop of Guildford; Donald Coggan, Bishop of Bradford; letters written on behalf of Queen Elizabeth II; Howard Mowll, Archbishop of Sydney; Billy Graham; Rev Eric Nash.

Includes correspondence concerning nominations for alternative posts, including Bishop in Parramatta, Dean of St Paul's Cathedral in Melbourne, a vacancy at Islington Parish Church, Bishop of Barking, Archbishop of Sydney, Bishop of Rochester, Coadjutor Bishop in the Diocese of Sydney and principal of the London College of Divinity; an invitation to accept an honorary doctorate from Trinity Evangelical Divinity School; a spoof All Souls magazine (Feb 1968); invitation to the consecration of George Reindorp as Bishop of Guildford; letter from the Langham Place Covenanters, 25 February 1960; invitation to the 1960 Royal Maundy in Westminster Abbey, 15 February 1960; Old Campers' Fellowship Newsletter No. 58 (Apr 1965); Stott's appointment as honorary chaplain to Queen Elizabeth II; dress code for Archbishops, Bishops and Clergy at Court issued by St James's Palace, April 1956; a promotional booklet for St John's College - the new London School of Divinity, 1955; correspondence inviting Stott to join the London Council of the China Inland Mission, April 1953; cuttings and a letter concerning Stott's speech at the Islington Conference, January 1953; order of service for All Souls rededication, 29 April 1951; declaration of assent to the Thirty-nine Articles, 1 October 1950; form of service for the institution and induction of Stott as rector of All Souls Langham Place and associated letter from Dorothy Earnshaw-Smith, 26 September 1950; certificate of 'Having made the Declarations, Etc.' 26 September 1950; certificates of induction to the benefice of Marylebone All Souls, 26 September 1950; forwarded letter from Harold Earnshaw-Smith to the Protestant Reformation Society, 18 September 1936, forwarded to Stott on the 23 August 1950; cuttings and correspondence concerning approval for Stott's appointment as rector of All Souls, including letters from Downing Street concerning the necessary approval from King George VI, June 1950; order of service for Palm Sunday at St Paul's Cathedral with Stott listed as a preacher, April 1950; letters of condolence and thanks sent to Stott following the death of Harold Earnshaw-Smith, and a letter from Stott to Earnshaw-Smith during his illness, March 1950; William Wand, Bishop of London advising on a potential vacancy in the East End of London, February 1950; letters from Earnshaw-Smith to Stott during Earnshaw-Smith's illness, July, October 1948; invitation to teach as New Testament tutor of the London Bible College, 1 January 1947; letters of thanks for Christmas gifts, December 1946; papers associated with Stott's ordination as priest in St Paul's Cathedral on 21 December 1946, including correspondence and details of an ordination retreat; letters of thanks for wedding ceremonies and a funeral service; diary extracts, 31 Dec 1945-5 Mat 1946; information sheet concerning examinations for priest's orders, 1946; papers concerning Stott's ordination as deacon on 21 December 1945, including letter concerning the Pilkington Prize awarded to Stott, 27 December 1945; licence to perform as assistant stipendary curate of All Souls, 21 December 1945; letters sent to Stott prior to his ordination, November-December 1945; papers concerning examination for Holy Orders, including correspondence with R.B.H Kay, Chaplain to Fulham Palace, 18 October-6 November 1945; Stott correspondence with Rev Harold Earnshaw-Smith and his wife Dorothy, 24 July-8 September 1945; Stott correspondence with Dr Ethel Dukes; typescript notes on how to approach parish work; instructions for candidates for Holy Orders in the Diocese of London.

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DS/UK/4338Loane; Marcus Lawrence (1911-2009); Archbishop of Sydney1911-2009
DS/UK/4942Reindorp; George Edmund (1911-1990); Bishop of Salisbury1911-1990
298Coggan; Frederick Donald (1909-2000); Baron Coggan; Archbishop of Canterbury1909-2000
DS/UK/3805Elizabeth II (1926-); Queen of Great Britain and Northern Ireland1926-
DS/UK/4567Mowll; Howard West Kilvinton (1890-1958); archbishop of Sydney1890-1958
GB/109/11960St John's College, Nottingham
DS/UK/6318Graham; William Franklin (1918-2018); evangelist1918-2018
DS/UK/6061China Inland Mission; 1865-1865-
GB/109/22101Nash; Eric John Hewitson (1898-1982); evangelical clergyman1898-1982
581Wand; John William Charles (1885-1977); Bishop of London1885-1977
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