RepositorySpecial Collections Archives (GB 0029)
Ref NoEUL MS 389/REL/2/1
Alt Ref NoEUL MS 389/3366
Extent1 folder
TitleBundle marked 'Correspondence related to the Syon "Reliquary"'
DescriptionRelics and treasures mentioned within this correspondence include: manuscripts; seals; the Syon Cope; relics and treasures (previously sold to the Earl of Shrewsbury in exchange for financial support) auctioned at the Alton Towers sale in 1857; pre-Reformation Syon reliquary in possession of the Catholic Church at Galashiels; the 'Chrystal Cross' of Mary Tudor; the 'Chrystal Cross' of the Bishop of Vizel; the ivory statue of 'Our Lady and the Divine Child'; relics of St Thomas of Canterbury; and the carved ivory reliquary.

Correspondents include:
- Abbess Mary Teresa Jocelyn (of Syon Abbey)
- George Charlton
- Lord Viscount Fitzalan-Howard
- Canon John Rory Fletcher
- Margaret Longhurst (Victoria and Albert Museum, Department of Architecture and Sculpture)
- Andrew Joseph McDonald O.S.B.
- Major General Sir Walter Maxwell Scott
- Alex H. O'Donoghue (Catholic Presbytery, Galashiels)
- Mr R. Cecil Wilton (Librarian of Arundel Castle)

Also includes photographs of the carved ivory reliquary.
Access StatusOpen
Creator_NameSyon Abbey (1415-2011); Bridgettine
DS/UK/287Syon Abbey; 1415-2011; Bridgettine1415-2011
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