Correspondence, memoranda and Commission minutes including reference to the New Cathedral Parish 1939 - 1940
Memorandum on the New Cathedral Parish following consultation on the Site with the Provost, Canon Buchanan, Lobb and Clinton. 27 July 1939
Proposed Boundaries of Guildford Cathedral Parish, with diagrams showing the number of people living within 3/4 of a mile of the site, prepared 3 November 1936
Letter from Bishop John to Clinton inviting him to serve on a Commission to inquire and report on the necessary expenses likely to be incurred antecedent to the Consecration of the new Cathedral and also subsequent to its Consecration and opening for Divine Service. 24 Aprril 1940.
Notice of the first meeting of the Commission to be held on 10 May 1940, with a copy of a memorandum drawn up by the Provost, Eric Southam, making suggestions about the scope of the work of the Commission. The memorandum covers : Parochial area of the Cathedral parish; Endowment of the Cathedral; Clerical and Lay staff; Music; Vestments and hangings; Interim period between completion of the building and consecration. Cathedral Builders; Conveyancing of the site; Completion of the fundraising appeal. 1 May 1940.
List of members of Guildford New Cathedral Commission [n.d.]
Minutes of the first meeting of the Guildford New Cathedral Commission, Diocesan House, Guildford, 10 May 1940/
Letter from Lord Onslow to the Bishop resigning his membership of the Commission owing to possible conflict of interests over land purchase. 13 May 1940
Letter to Capt Tuckwell re letters to be written following the first meeting of the Commission. 17 May 1940
Letter to the Provost from the Bishop concerning Lord Onslow’s resignation and other matters. 20 May 1940
Letter from Ernest Wright, Secretary, to the Dean of St David’s Cathedral, Pembrokeshire, requesting a copy of the annual accounts and responses to certain questions 23 May 1940
Copy of the Accounts of St David’s Cathedral for the year ending 30 June 1939.
Letter from Ernest Wright, Secretary, to the Provost of Bradford Cathedral, requesting a copy of the annual accounts and responses to certain questions 24 May 1940
Letter from Ernest Wright, Secretary, to the Provost of Portsmouth Cathedral, requesting a copy of the annual accounts and responses to certain questions 23 May 1940
Letter from Ernest Wright, Secretary, to the Provost of Blackburn Cathedral, requesting a copy of the annual accounts and responses to certain questions 24 May 1940
Collated responses to questionnaire from St Davis’s, Blackburn and Portsmouth Cathedral. [n.d.]
Proposed new parish of the Cathedral Church of the Holy Spirit, Guildford: Report of the Committee appointed at the request of the Bishop. Sets out the boundaries of the new parish 30 May 1940.
Correspondence arranging the postponement of the next d meeting of the New Cathedral Commission, planned for 30 June 1940, until “conditions are more favourable”. 28 June 1940.