RepositorySpecial Collections Archives (GB 0029)
Ref NoEUL MS 389/ADM/2
Date1882-1995
LevelSeries
Extent6 volumes
TitleMinutes of the Council
DescriptionNotebooks recording discussions held and decisions made by the abbess and the Council relating to a wide range of administrative issues, including admissions, elections, appointments, constitutions, duties, the estate and much more.

The abbess regularly summoned the Council to obtain its consent and advice on a wide range of matters. The Council consisted of approximately six sisters, of which the prioress and the procuratrix were automatic members. Members of the Council were re-elected once every two years. One member was chosen by the abbess and three members were elected by the Chapter.
Access StatusOpen
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Creator_NameSyon Abbey (1415-2011); Bridgettine
Persons
CodePersonNameDates
DS/UK/287Syon Abbey; 1415-2011; Bridgettine1415-2011
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