Item 57 - McDowell to Bishop: Complaint against Fr Flanagan

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GB ARCHON 2913 PA02-01-01-57


McDowell to Bishop: Complaint against Fr Flanagan


  • 26-8-1935 (Creation)

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2 pages; 3 sides; headed; manuscript

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1935: Writing to the Bishop re Fr Flanagan

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Pre 2018 holding: XNP1 Aldeburgh 129

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Begging the Bishop to remove Fr Flanagan. in 11 months he has alienated very member of his flock in Aldeburgh and Leiston. His manner is ruse, violent and insulting. Fr Flanagan is described not as a shepherd but as a ravening wolf amongst the flock. Mr McDowell mentions both Canon Peacock and Canon Marshall who will vouch for his steadfastness.
Manuscript pencilled annotation (on reverse of page 2): "Letter considered, action later"

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177mm x 228mm

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