Skip to main content Accessibility help
×
Hostname: page-component-848d4c4894-mwx4w Total loading time: 0 Render date: 2024-06-14T07:09:54.092Z Has data issue: false hasContentIssue false

Bishop Arthur Henry Atwell (1983-9)

Published online by Cambridge University Press:  28 December 2023

Edited by
Get access

Summary

Thursday 14 June 1984

[404-20] Agenda, preconization, bishop's charge and the usual business. To be noted:

Bray library

[415] There were sixty-four books in stock. An increase of £1 in subscriptions was asked for and seconded by E. B. Glass. Carried.

Clergy celebrating daily communion in the cathedral

On [414] it was stated that the policy of getting clergy to rotate at taking daily communion services in the cathedral had been discontinued as the disruption to their daily routine was not justified.

Faculties

On [419] J. D. Gelling suggested a modification to the faculty system, especially for minor things.

Chapter courts

It was proposed by the archdeacon and carried with two abstentions that there should be only one chapter court, with a more religious outlook.

Thursday 30 May 1985

[421-37] Agenda, preconization, bishop's charge and the usual business. To be noted:

Chapter courts

On [430] the vicar general reported that chapter courts had been altered to being held in a central place of worship in each deanery.

Bray library

[431] The account had been transferred to another bank to escape charges. No figures are recorded.

Burials bill

[432] The convocation wrote to Tynwald about the proposed burials bill and asked that the rules regarding sextons not be altered as was proposed, owing to difficulties in recruiting and paying suitable people.

Thursday 22 May 1986

[438-58] Agenda, preconization, bishop's charge and the usual business. To be noted:

Bray library

[452] There was a closing balance of £63.76.

Diocesan surveyor

On [458] it was reported that the diocesan architect would continue to inspect beneficed houses, but because of insurance problems he no longer inspected churches.

Funeral and wedding fees

E. B. Gregory drew attention to the question of funeral fees for non-stipendiary ministers. Increased marriage fees were also discussed.

Saturday 22 November 1986

[459-61] Extraordinary meeting held at St George's Douglas on 22 November 1986. The only item was to receive the resignation of the diocesan surveyor, David Bush and elect his successor. Mr Bush had served since 1976. Mr C. W. Kinrade was elected to succeed him.

Type
Chapter
Information
Publisher: Boydell & Brewer
First published in: 2023

Access options

Get access to the full version of this content by using one of the access options below. (Log in options will check for institutional or personal access. Content may require purchase if you do not have access.)

Save book to Kindle

To save this book to your Kindle, first ensure coreplatform@cambridge.org is added to your Approved Personal Document E-mail List under your Personal Document Settings on the Manage Your Content and Devices page of your Amazon account. Then enter the ‘name’ part of your Kindle email address below. Find out more about saving to your Kindle.

Note you can select to save to either the @free.kindle.com or @kindle.com variations. ‘@free.kindle.com’ emails are free but can only be saved to your device when it is connected to wi-fi. ‘@kindle.com’ emails can be delivered even when you are not connected to wi-fi, but note that service fees apply.

Find out more about the Kindle Personal Document Service.

Available formats
×

Save book to Dropbox

To save content items to your account, please confirm that you agree to abide by our usage policies. If this is the first time you use this feature, you will be asked to authorise Cambridge Core to connect with your account. Find out more about saving content to Dropbox.

Available formats
×

Save book to Google Drive

To save content items to your account, please confirm that you agree to abide by our usage policies. If this is the first time you use this feature, you will be asked to authorise Cambridge Core to connect with your account. Find out more about saving content to Google Drive.

Available formats
×