(BBC) Memories Sought for Bishop Ian Ramsay on the occasion of the 100th anniversary of his birth

Memories of a man known as “the people’s bishop” are being sought on the 100th anniversary of his birth.

Ian Ramsey was appointed Bishop of Durham in 1966, but died in 1972 from a heart attack.

His ashes are interred at Auckland Castle – the home of the Prince Bishops of Durham for more than 900 years.

Curators are now appealing for films, photographs and recollections to build up a “more complete picture of an extraordinary man”.

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