RepositorySpecial Collections Archives (GB 0029)
Ref NoEUL MS 389/ADM/5/42
Alt Ref NoEUS 389/89/14
Extent1 volume
TitleDiary 1943
DescriptionWestern Counties Catholic Diary and Trade Directory for 1939. The year '1939' has been crossed through on the front cover and replaced with '1943'. Entries relate mainly to administrative matters, worship, correspondence, and visitors. Includes references to the farm and livestock; the health of members of the community; deaths in the community; the weather; postulants; birthdays; the Second World War; property maintenance; the downfall of Mussolini; and prisoners of war. Financial details are recorded under 'Notes' and dated 1943.
Physical DescriptionLarge hardback volume. Contains multiple inserts, including a photograph of 'Soeur Juste de Sainte Therese de l'ordre de St Brigitte a Valladolid' dated 1883; a pencil sketch of a nun; a receipt from the Ministry of Food; a postcard; three letters to the abbess; a small piece of plain paper; a letter from the abbess; a letter from Bishop of Plymouth; and multiple notes.
Access StatusOpen
Creator_NameSyon Abbey (1415-2011); Bridgettine
DS/UK/287Syon Abbey; 1415-2011; Bridgettine1415-2011
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