Series 050-9 - Material relating to the personal papers of H.W.K. and Dorothy Mowll

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AU AU-MTC 050-9


Material relating to the personal papers of H.W.K. and Dorothy Mowll


  • 2023 (Creation)

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1 manila folder

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Howard West Kilvinton Mowll was born in 1890 in Dover, United Kingdom. He was educated at Kings College and Ridley Hall, Cambridge. Ordained Deacon in 1913 and Priest in 1914, he spent the years 1913-1922 engaged by Wycliffe College, Toronto, Canada. From 1922-1926 he was the Assistant Bishop of West China, becoming Lord Bishop of West China in 1926 until 1933. In 1933 he was elected Archbishop of Sydney and in 1947 he was elected Primate of Australia and Tasmania. Archbishop Mowll died in 1958.

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Dr Robert Tong AM is a lawyer and Deputy Chancellor of the Diocese of Sydney. He has been active in lay ministry and in church government for more than 40 years. He was an Australian representative on the Anglican Consultative Council (1995-2000), and a Member of the Archbishop of Canterbury’s Panel of Reference (2005-2008). In 2010, he was appointed a Member of the Order of Australia in the Australia Day Honours list.

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Correspondence between Andrew Atherstone of Latimer Trust (UK), and Robert Tong, relating to the whereabouts of H.W.K. and Dorothy Mowll's diaries. The location of the diaries is not known.

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