RepositorySpecial Collections Archives (GB 0029)
Ref NoEUL MS 389/PROP/5
Alt Ref NoEUL MS 389/4117; EUL MS 389/865; EUL MS 389/2132; EUL MS 389/2133; EUL MS 389/2134; EUL MS 389/2135; EUL MS 389/2850; EUL MS 389/2776; EUL MS 389/4085
Extent1 volume, 4 folders, 3 envelopes
TitleMaterial relating to employees
DescriptionComprising material relating to the employment of those working at Syon Abbey who were not members of the community. This series includes contracts of employment; general correspondence; letters offering and terminating employment; one letter of recommendation; a letter from Syon Abbey to Tozers Solicitors regarding the tenancy of employees at St Joseph's Cottage (also mentioning tenants Mr and Mrs Keyte); and a wages book recording the wages paid to farm employees 1983-1989.

Employees mentioned in these papers include:

Mr Michael Daly (1899-?)
Mr Gale (head gardener, 1919-1925)
Mr Daniel Denman (gardener and overseer, 1926-?)
Mr William Selley (gardener and general estate supervisor, 1926)
Mr Alcock (c 1927)
Mr W Wicks (c 1925-1927)
Mr Michelmore (handyman, 1927-?)
Mr Sidney Sage (head working-gardener and farmer, 1928-1942)
Mr Philip England (to work on farm and garden under the head man, 1937-?)
Mr Jeffrey (farm hand, 1945-?)
Mr John Morrish (farm manager, 1973-c 1989) [closed until 2057]
Access StatusOpen
Access ConditionsPersonnel and staff records are closed for 84 years for any record containing personal information
Creator_NameSyon Abbey (1415-2011); Bridgettine
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