RepositorySpecial Collections Archives (GB 0029)
Ref NoEUL MS 389/RUL/4
Alt Ref NoEUL MS 389/1065; EUL MS 389/3615; EUL MS 389/194; EUL MS 389/474; EUL MS 389/4032; EUL MS 389/3458; EUL MS 389/544; EUL MS 389/3589
Datec 19th-20th century
Extent10 folders
TitleMaterial relating to customs
DescriptionMaterial relating to the customs of Syon Abbey, providing guidelines on the accepted practice of daily life within the community. It includes:

- five manuscript copies of the 'Book of Customs', several containing papers inserted throughout
- a notebook entitled 'Customary of the Novitiate'
- two files containing manuscript and typescript notes on sisters' duties
- a file of typescript documents concerning rules relating to profession, 'making of Obedience', conduct at prayers, and offices or roles, including for the office of the white woolen vestier, the sacristan, the infirmarian, the attendant, and the 'out-sister'
- a file containing papers relating to customs.
Access StatusOpen
Creator_NameSyon Abbey (1415-2011); Bridgettine
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