Record

LevelFile
Finding Number (Click this to view full catalogue structure)CMS/G/Y/A5/3
TitleMombasa diocese, bishopric and cathedral
Extent3 files
Date1911-1948
DescriptionChiefly dated 1913, 1916-1918, 1921-1922 and 1929-1948. Including:
1916-1918 papers relating to appointment of the Bishop of Mombasa (including brief biographical details for Richard Stanley Heywood (appointed), Louis Bernard Butcher, Edward Chisholm Dewick and John Ralph Strickland Taylor) incorporating correspondence for Rev Ralph Taylor as possible CMS Candidates Secretary 1913;
1922 possibility of dividing East Africa dioceses;
1929 transfer of Mombasa cathedral building to diocesan trustees including copy of a landed property return for 1911;
1932 the constitution;
1935-1937 appointment of R. P. Crabbe as Bishop of Mombasa (including correspondence with, and concerning, other potential candidates);
1946-1948 the diocesan constitution;
1948 memorandum on the cost of living.

Includes items 8 and 27 [from the Kenya Mission series CMS/B/OMS/G3/A5/1916].
Access StatusOpen