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"A Clarification of facts re the Southwold Mary Gordon Legacy"

Page entitled "A Clarification of facts re the Southwold Mary Gordon Legacy" signed by R F P Howarth MC "I am, yours obediently in C.J." which indicates he's a clergyman.
Provided to help make the documents held in Northampton more intelligible.
Addresses of the legal organisations involved; payments associated with the will/wishes of Mr Gordon; Gates, Cope Votive candle stand all mentioned as being in the possession of Southwold mission.
Enclosures listed [not present]: 3 signature slips for Bank; 2 petitions for faculties to receive converts; letter from Gordon a/c executors; letter from solicitor Diocese Westminster; letter from Finance Board Westminster; Proof of £13 due to Mission a/c from Gordon a/c


Annie Allnutt to Bishop Riddell: Bishop's visit; concern over arrangements; concern regarding fund for church

Annie Allnutt congratulates the Bishop n withholding consent to start building in Southwold. She is concerned over the low level of involvement of Mr & Mrs Crimmen in the recent visit by the Bishop, given their generosity in time and resources for the Mission. Asks the Bishop to be quite sure that Fr Mason is the right priest in the right place. Comments on his approach to certain congregation members of good standing - her own "unpardonable sin is that I advised Fr Mason some years ago to quit Southwold at once and seek a post in the Bishop's House where he would have work and supervision; he being young, full of life and animal spirits and fond of the good things in life." Comments that the building fund has not increased in years (except for the £100 donated by the Bishop) in spite of fund raising events.


Bishop Cary-Elwes to correspondent: Distribution of £45 for Masses

To Miss Preston; £45 cheque received from solicitors in Manchester for distribution to poorer clergy of the Diocese. Lists 11 priests. As Fr Ketterer was the young man, going to be a priest, known to Mrs Gosselin, he has therefore received the larger sum [£2; rest received £2.10]

Cary-Elwes, Dudley Charles Rev (1868-1932)

Bishop Cary-Elwes to Fr Mason: Approve of Guild plan; Priest swop acceptable; Mass in the parish

Agrees to missions with Fr Davidson one Sunday a month. Likes the plan for a Guild of St Felix and St Edmund.
Permission to offer Mass in the area - some advice on what to do - never use a bedroom to say mass in.
Saw that the ferry-boat had sunk so the railway reopening will be welcome.

St Leger Mason, Henry Patrick Rev (-1940)

Bishop Clark to Fr Sloan: Carry on

Bishop will have to supply at Aldborough as David [Thomson] has gone into hospital. Would like to release you, but practically, cannot do so. Let him know if cannot do the minimum. "Your people have got to realise that they are privileged to have a priest celebrating Mass." There is no replacement.

Clark, Alan Charles Rev DD (1919-2002)

[Bishop Keating]: Petition to Rome re Mr Crimmen


Episcopus Ordinarius Northantoniensis in Anglia, ad pedes Sanctitatis V. provolutus, suppliciter rogat ut Crucem 'Pro Ecclesia et Pontifice’ concedere dignetur clarissimo viro Jacobo Crimmen de Southwold in hac Diocesi.

Praeter pietatem insignem optimamque famam qua gaudet apud omnes, Domus Crimmen speciali honore dignus videtur propter sequentes rationes.

Quum apud Southwold auxilia religiosa omnino defuerunt, de licentia Ordinarii Oratorium publicum in propriis sedibus atque ex propriis facultatibus paravit, omnesque impensas liberrime fecit ut sibi aliisque Catholicis in illis regionibus degentibus sacra nostra praesto essent. Insuper in mente habuit novam ecclesiam aedesque pariochiales aedificare, nisi rebus infeliciter transactis prohiberetur. Attamen juxtra vires et ultra vires semper sua bona in pias causas profundere non cessavit.

Die 11 Augusti proxime sequentis pecuniis ab alio benefactore legatis erectio novae ecclesiae inchoabitur. Opportunum autam putamus ut hac praesertim occasione Sanctitas Vestra pro gratia et benignitate Sua viro tam bene merito honorem praedictum concedere dignetur.

Et Deus etc.

Rough translation:

Blessed Father,

The Bishop, Ordinary of Northampton, England, kneels at the feet of Holiness V., humbly begs to the Cross 'For the Church and the Pope’ to honour the distinguished James Crimmen of Southwold in this Diocese.

In addition to his remarkable reputation, he is the best of all men distinguished for their piety, Crimmen is worthy of special honour from this house for the following reasons.

When, without the aid of the religious, not present in Southwold, and with the Ordinary’s permission he created a public Oratory from his own resources, covering all the expenses, provided me with complete freedom to place a priest there, where Catholics were living without one of their own. In addition, he planned to build a new church, but unfortunately this was not possible. However, [juxtra?] goods for pious causes, his fortitude overcame difficulties without cease.

On August 11 with additional money from another benefactor, they will begin to erect the new church. I consider it opportune for the Holy Father, for your grace, and goodness, to think that His Holiness will deign to grant the aforementioned honour to a man of such good service.

And God, etc.

Keating, William Frederick Rev (1859-1928)

Bishop's Office to Canon Hunting: 37 Thoroughfare Halesworth

Canon Gerard Collins writes: Lease with Mr Stebbings. Need clarity from Fr Mossey over the intention of the tenant to pay extra rent for a renewal? Bishop concerned that offering an additional seven years at £50 per year may not be best value for money in the long term. Furthermore better not to commit when the future of Halesworth is not clear. But if Stebbings threatens to clear out then, provided the Chapter agreed, the Bishop would accept the seven years.
Typed annotation: Addressed to John [Fr Mossey] from Bill [Canon Hunting] Sending the letter onwards (please return) to save writing. Questions lease value and term - £1 p.w for a shop is not a lot.

Bishop's Office

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