Document ReferenceOs C 13
TitleLetter from Rev. C. Drury, Raven Street, Shrewsbury, Shropshire, to J.E. Denison; 1 May 1824
Date1 May 1824
Extent5 ff
Content DescriptionDescribes in detail town of Pontesbury including his house and living; comments on extent of population and parish including lead miners among his parishoners; comments on glebe and tithe income and its division between rectors; refers to harvest; describes in detail duties and personalities of rectors Rev. Harrison and Rev. Wilde; discusses patronage of Speaker [Charles Manners-Sutton]; refers to attenttion of local gentry.
Termagriculture, harvest
patronage, personal
mining and extraction, lead
financial affairs, ecclesiastical
occupations and professions, clerical
religious affairs, disputes
clerical livings, Pontesbury

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA9439Harrison; Hamlett (1764-1843); Rev.; rector of Pontesbury Shropshire1764-1843
NA9440Wilde; John (1770-1829); Rev.; rector of Pontesbury Shropshire1770-1829
NA9013Sutton; Charles Manners- (1780-1845); 1st Viscount Canterbury; Speaker of the House of Commons 1817-35 brother-in-law of J.E. Denison1780-1845
NA9017Drury; Charles (-1869); Rev.; tutor of J.E. Denison; Rector of Pontesbury 1824-1869
NA199Denison; J. Evelyn (1800-1873); 1st Viscount Ossington; M.P. Speaker of House of Commons 1857-72 created Viscount Ossington 18721800-1873
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