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  • Society for the Propagation of the Gospel (SPG) | LAMBETH PALACE LIBRARY
    of London Incorporated Church Building Society John Keble Papers Kettlewell Sermons Library Records Lord Wharton s Charity Bishop Montefiore Mothers Union Royal Commission on Ecclesiastical Discipline Society for the Propagation of the Gospel SPG Society for the Relief of Poor Pious Clergymen Society of St Francis Society of St John the Evangelist John Stott Papers The Third Order of St Francis Conservation Printed Books Sion College Library Church of England Record Centre collections Search Collections Exhibitions Contact Us Support Us Society for the Propagation of the Gospel SPG Print friendly page Related links The Third Order of St Francis Society of St Francis Society for the Relief of Poor Pious Clergymen Correspondence and papers of SPG comprising the papers of John Chamberlayne first secretary of SPG 1702 11 later given to the Archbishop of Canterbury minutes 1701 50 financial records 1702 96 and some late 18th century correspondence of the Archbishops of Canterbury relating to the church overseas and the establishment of episcopacy in America For other correspondence 1702 14 see the Tenison volume in Archbishops Papers and for minutes of SPG 1758 66 see MS 1124 within the manuscripts series Micropublication of the SPG Papers is available in a

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  • Society for the Relief of Poor Pious Clergymen | LAMBETH PALACE LIBRARY
    Records Lord Wharton s Charity Bishop Montefiore Mothers Union Royal Commission on Ecclesiastical Discipline Society for the Propagation of the Gospel SPG Society for the Relief of Poor Pious Clergymen Society of St Francis Society of St John the Evangelist John Stott Papers The Third Order of St Francis Conservation Printed Books Sion College Library Church of England Record Centre collections Search Collections Exhibitions Contact Us Support Us Society for

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  • Society of St Francis | LAMBETH PALACE LIBRARY
    Pious Clergymen Society of St Francis Society of St John the Evangelist John Stott Papers The Third Order of St Francis Conservation Printed Books Sion College Library Church of England Record Centre collections Search Collections Exhibitions Contact Us Support Us Society of St Francis Papers Print friendly page Related links The Third Order of St Francis Society for the Relief of Poor Pious Clergymen Society for the Propagation of the Gospel SPG The SSF is an international Franciscan religious order It was formed in the 1930s by uniting groups in the Franciscan tradition including the Brotherhood of St Francis of Assisi The Society originated in the work of the Reverend Douglas Downes during the depression following the First World War Brother Douglas and his associates travelled the roads sharing the life of itinerant men and boys seeking work In 1921 a landowner offered a Dorset farm as a base for the work which became Hilfield Friary Father Algy Robertson was also an important figure in the formation of the Society There are three different orders within the Society the First Order of brothers and sisters The Society of St Francis and The Community of St Francis respectively the Second Order

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  • Society of St John the Evangelist | LAMBETH PALACE LIBRARY
    Evangelist John Stott Papers The Third Order of St Francis Conservation Printed Books Sion College Library Church of England Record Centre collections Search Collections Exhibitions Contact Us Support Us Society of St John the Evangelist Print friendly page Founded in Oxford in 1866 the Society of Saint John the Evangelist SSJE became the first male Anglican religious order of men to from since the Reformation Father Founder Richard Meux Benson took vows of poverty obedience and celibacy and along with Simeon Wilberforce O Neill and Charles Chapman Grafton began a Society which would continue in Britain for almost 150 years Missionary work both at home and overseas was a fundamental aim of the Society and by the turn of the 20th century missions had been established in Bombay and Poona in India and Cape Town in South Africa Work would also begin in America in 1870 and this would be followed in 1928 with a house opening in Ontario Canada At home a church mission house and schools were built in the Cowley district of Oxford and in 1905 a purpose built London home for the Society was established at Great College Street Westminster The work of the members of the Society would provide a template for those societies formed latterly and the legacy of SSJE is clear with churches and schools still fulfilling the needs of communities across three continents In 2011 the British Chapter of the Society came to an end though an American Chapter based in Cambridge Massachusetts still thrives The SSJE collection given to Lambeth Palace Library in 2012 provides a record of all the activities of the Fathers including missionary work conducting retreats and the delivering sermons and addresses The overseas missionary work is particularly well recorded within the Fathers personal papers with large quantities

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  • John Stott Papers | LAMBETH PALACE LIBRARY
    Bishop Ellison Fulham Papers Papers of the Bishops of London Incorporated Church Building Society John Keble Papers Kettlewell Sermons Library Records Lord Wharton s Charity Bishop Montefiore Mothers Union Royal Commission on Ecclesiastical Discipline Society for the Propagation of the Gospel SPG Society for the Relief of Poor Pious Clergymen Society of St Francis Society of St John the Evangelist John Stott Papers The Third Order of St Francis Conservation Printed Books Sion College Library Church of England Record Centre collections Search Collections Exhibitions Contact Us Support Us John Stott Papers Print friendly page Correspondence travel diaries photographs and organisation files relating to the life and work of John Stott 1921 2011 the rector of All Souls Langham Place 1950 1975 Chaplain to the Queen 1959 1991 and prominent evangelical leader Stott was also the author of around fifty books including Issues Facing Christians Today and the series entitled The Bible Speaks Today primarily written at his rural retreat on the Pembrokeshire coast This collection includes material relating to key evangelical conferences such as the 1974 International Congress of World Evangelism at Lausanne at which Stott was the Chair of the Drafting Committee of the Lausanne Covenant as well as

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  • The Third Order of St Francis | LAMBETH PALACE LIBRARY
    Contact Us Support Us The Third Order of St Francis Papers Print friendly page Related links Society of St Francis Society for the Relief of Poor Pious Clergymen Society for the Propagation of the Gospel SPG The Third Order was originally formed in 1930 as the English branch of the Third Order of the Christa Seva Sangha CSS a Christian ashram in India and was under the guidance of Father Algy of the Brotherhood of the Love of Christ at St Ives and its co founder Dorothy L Swayne The society was composed of priests and laity who wished to live under a simple rule of religious life following the Evangelical Counsels of poverty chastity and obedience Many of its members however were not particularly connected with the Franciscan mission in India and in 1930 it was suggested by Br Douglas Downes that the English Third Order be united with other tertiary groups within the society This led to the creation of the Fellowship of the Way in 1931 also known as the Fellowship of St Francis which provided a rule of daily prayer and communion for members but did not require members to take vows The following years saw

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  • Wanstead and Woodford The remainder of Essex was temporarily transferred to the see of Rochester London also lost its parishes in Hertfordshire and Buckinghamshire Under the London Diocese Act of 1863 and the Diocese of St Albans Act of 1875 provisions were made for the future removal of the Essex Kent and Surrey parishes from the diocese of London In 1877 the diocese of London was confined to the county of Middlesex including the cities of London and Middlesex Image Incorporated Church Building Society Tags churches 10 The records of the Incorporated Church Building Society ICBS comprise the minute books and some 16 000 files relating to applications for grants for the building and restoration of churches thoughout England and Wales from the foundation of the Society in 1818 until 1982 Applications were made on a standard form which included data on the population and character of the parish as well as information on the church building Catalogue data includes information on the churches reasons for the grants and the names of surveyors architects or other professionals responsible for the buildings and indicates the existence of plans and photographs For further information on the ICBS archive and how to use it click the Search Collections link on the left hand menu Also of use is List of I C B S grants 1818 1927 from The Incorporated Church Building Society annual report for 1927 Image John Keble Papers Correspondence and papers of the Revd John Keble and various relatives including Thomas Keble 1793 1875 vicar of Bisley Image Kettlewell Sermons Copy of 48 sermons preached between 1672 and 1689 They are attributed to John Kettlewell 1653 1695 but the authorship is uncertain This collection is on deposit and the Library is unable to provide copies in any form Image Library Records Tags library history 11 A miscellaneous collection of material on the history of the Library including obsolete catalogues ranging from the earliest which provides a catalogue of the books and manuscripts of the Library s founder Archbishop Bancroft in 1612 and includes an account of the Library s foundation F1 to those of previous Librarians Paul Colomiès David Wilkins A C Ducarel S R Maitland and S W Kershaw Also included are letter books of Claude Jenkins Lambeth Librarian correspondence mainly 20th century a few visitors books and annual reports Refer also to further information on the history of the Library available via the About Collections Research Guides page Image Lord Wharton s Charity The Lord Wharton Charity was founded in 1692 by Philip Wharton 4th Baron Wharton for the purchase of bibles catechisms and other books for poor children in Buckinghamshire Cumberland Westmorland and Yorkshire The collection includes accounts minutes and papers mainly 19th 20th century Image Bishop Montefiore Tags Archbishops 1 The Rt Rev Hugh Montefiore was born into a prominent Jewish family He converted to Anglican Christianity whilst at school and became Bishop of Kingston Upon Thames 1970 1978 and Bishop of Birmingham 1978 1987 He wrote many books and was a sometimes controversial but influential figure This collection comprises official papers records spanning Bishop Montefiore s career in the Church of England and including correspondence sermons and records of Montefiore s involvement with charities and social activism and personal and family papers personal papers of the Bishop and his wife including records of Montefiore s service in the armed forces during the Second World War diaries passports photographs and research compiled by Montefiore s biographer John Peart Binns Image Mothers Union Records created by the headquarters of the Mothers Union MU Mary Sumner House Westminster Founded to promote the sanctity of marriage and Christian family life the MU was primarily interested in the morality of society and its activity ranged from petitioning parliament to running family fun days By the early 20 th century the MU had established itself in dioceses overseas undertaking a mix of missionary and development work The archive comprises minutes correspondence accounts pamphlets architectural plans photographs and slides The majority of the archive dates from the 1890s onwards as it was not until then that the Mothers Union established a centralised structure The papers also contain a few series of documents originating from members who although not always based at Mary Sumner House played important roles within the organisation Image Royal Commission on Ecclesiastical Discipline Correspondence and papers of the Royal Commission on Ecclesiastical Discipline which was appointed in 1904 and reported in 1906 Report of the Royal Commission on Discipline together with Minutes of evidence taken before the Royal Commission The papers comprise 25 volumes including minute books surveys of churches where ritualist practices had been introduced 1901 5 and newspaper cuttings 1904 6 Image Society for the Propagation of the Gospel SPG Tags societies 12 Correspondence and papers of SPG comprising the papers of John Chamberlayne first secretary of SPG 1702 11 later given to the Archbishop of Canterbury minutes 1701 50 financial records 1702 96 and some late 18th century correspondence of the Archbishops of Canterbury relating to the church overseas and the establishment of episcopacy in America For other correspondence 1702 14 see the Tenison volume in Archbishops Papers and for minutes of SPG 1758 66 see MS 1124 within the manuscripts series Micropublication of the SPG Papers is available in a number of American Libraries and may be purchased from World Microfilms Limited 3 Further information is available in Manross W W S P G Papers in the Lambeth Palace Library Calendar and Indexes Oxford 1974 The archives of SPG records are held at the Bodleian Library of Commonwealth and African Studies at Rhodes House 13 Image Society for the Relief of Poor Pious Clergymen Tags societies 12 The Society was instituted in 1788 for the relief of country clergy the tenor of whose preaching is according to the doctrinal articles of the Church of England The records comprise minute books and registers 1788 1864 Image Society of St Francis Tags societies 12 The SSF is

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  • as binding conservation the cleaning and repair of archives manuscripts and printed books and prints Image New in Conservation Tags conservation 1 E1440 P2 The Whole Psalter Translated into English Metre Printed by John Daye 1567 Translated by Archbishop Matthew Parker bound for Archbishop Parker given by Margaret Parker to the Countess of Shrewsbury Bess of Hardwick 195 x 142mm Click on the image right to enlarge This fine volume

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