RepositorySpecial Collections Archives (GB 0029)
Ref NoEUL MS 389/ADM/5/27
Alt Ref NoEUL MS 389/195
Date1924-1935
LevelItem
Extent1 volume
TitleDiary 1924-1935 in typescript volume entitled, 'Syon Chronicles January 1921-October 1931'
DescriptionVolume of typescript diary entries for January 1924 to June 1935, presumably copied from manuscript diaries, some of which are no longer extant in the archive. Entries relate to administrative matters, including visitors and correspondence, but also including references to the weather; worship; the move of the community from Chudleigh to Marley House in South Brent in 1925; the garden, farm and livestock; the health of members of the community; new postulants; professions and profession anniversaries; the departure of Sister Mary Francis and Sister Mary Cecilia for Sweden in 1924; maintenance and development of the property; the United Kingdom General Strike of 1926; the christening of the house and grounds in 1927; the Lateran Treaty of 1929; and Syon paintings at Oscott College.
LanguageEnglish
Physical DescriptionBundle of papers bound tightly with string.
Access StatusOpen
Related MaterialSee EUL MS 262/add1/93 for a diary entitled 'Annals of St Agnes' Noviciate in Chudleigh & Brent 1922-1927'
Creator_NameSyon Abbey (1415-2011); Bridgettine
Persons
CodePersonNameDates
DS/UK/287Syon Abbey; 1415-2011; Bridgettine1415-2011
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