GREADY, Canon Leslie (b 1933)

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Photocopy of notes of Canon Leslie Gready's conversation with police on police brutality against black africans in Rhodesia, with related correspondence with the Commissioner of Police and the Minister of Justice, Rhodesia, 1966.

Administrative / Biographical History

Canon Leslie Gready was born in 1933, educated at Southampton University and Wells Theological College, and ordained priest in 1957. After working in Liverpool, 1956-1959, he was based in Isandhlwana, South Africa, 1959-1960, and subsequently worked as a priest in Rhodesia ( he was Director of Training in Matabeleland, 1961-1973). In 1966 he photographed two policemen beating a black african in the Lukampa Rest Camp. He had a conversation with the local police troop commander, and reported the incident to the Ministry of Justice.

Arrangement

Chronological

Conditions Governing Access

Open although advance notice should be given. Access to individual items may be restricted under the Data Protection Act or Freedom of Information legislation.

Acquisition Information

Copies made by Brian Willan, 1973.

Other Finding Aids

Catalogued to item level (see link to repository catalogue).

Archivist's Note

Compiled by Alan Kucia as part of the RSLP AIM25 Project.

Conditions Governing Use

A photocopying service is available, at the discretion of the Library staff. Copies are supplied solely for research or private study. Requests to publish, or quote from original material should be submitted to the Information Services Manager.

Related Material

ICS holds several related collections on Rhodesia and Zimbabwe, including the papers of Granard Television broadcast on apartheid (ICS 22), K V Manyonda (ICS 108), D D E Mutasa (ICS 91), Rodesia: Unilateral Declaration of Independence (ICS 83), Rhodesia: Constitutional Conference, 1979 (ICS 64), Rhodesia: Pearce Commission (ICS 60), Southern Rhodesia Legal Aid and Welfare Fund (ICS 107), Southern Rhodesia: Ministry of Justice (ICS 53), Southern Rhodesia: Ministry of Native Affairs (ICS 78).

Location of Originals

Not known

Geographical Names