Part 1 - Bishop Grant to Fr Baker: Invitation to resign as Parish Priest

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GB ARCHON 2913 DEA-05-01-02-01-101-1

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Bishop Grant to Fr Baker: Invitation to resign as Parish Priest

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  • 9 September 1975 (Creation)

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3 pages; 3 sides; typescript; headed; copy

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(1906 - 1989)

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Charles Alexander Grant was born in Cambridge on 25 October 1906. Ordained on 16 June 1935. He was a parish priest in Ely from 1943-1945. On 6 February 1961, he was appointed Auxiliary Bishop of Northampton and Titular Bishop of Alinda by Pope John XXIII. Episcopal consecration on 25 April 1962. He was appointed the Bishop of the Diocese of Northampton by the Holy See on 14 March 1967. He retired on 16 February 1982 as Bishop Emeritus of Northampton. He died on 24 April 1989 and was buried at Woburn Sands, Buckinghamshire.

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pre-2018 DOM

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RCDEA Archive

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Laying out the issues which the Bishop had to consider along with the historic background and identifying the parts of relevant Canon Law, the Bishop invites Fr Baker to resign as Parish Priest in Downham Market

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204x250mm

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Draft

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