Item 3 - Bishop Cary-Elwes notes on proposal for trustees for endowment from JE Banham

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GB ARCHON 2913 PA03-01-03-3


Bishop Cary-Elwes notes on proposal for trustees for endowment from JE Banham


  • 22 May 1924 (Creation)

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(5 February 1868 (born) to 1 May 1932 (died))

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Born: Nice, France on 5 February 1868
Parents: Valentine Dudley Henry Cary Elwes & (second) wife Alice Geraldine née Ward
Ordained: 30 May 1896
Bishop: Diocese of Northampton from 21 November 1921 to 1 May 1932; consecration 15 December 1921 [principal consecrator was Cardinal Francis Bourne, Archbishop of Westminster, and the principal co-consecrators were Bishop Arthur Doubleday of Brentwood and Bishop Thomas Dunn of Nottingham]
Dies: 1 May 1932, aged 64,
Buried: Great Billing, Northamptonshire

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RCDEA Archives

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The notes contain the proposals for the trustees for the Banham £1000 endowment:

  1. The Bishop of Northampton is always a trustee
  2. The Abbot of Downside (or an OSB appointee) is the second for as long as the Beccles remains a Benedictine mission - goes to Northampton Diocese if that ceases
  3. A lay trustee from Beccles congregation in consultation with the Beccles' rector and Bishop of Northampton.
    Write to RE Banham, the Abbot of Downside to this effect.

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