Document ReferenceOs C 218
TitleLetter from Rev. C. Drury, to J.E. Denison; 18 June 1861
Date18 June 1861
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionComments of 'domestic loss' of William Denison [possibly death of Mary Denison?]; refers to Denison's chapel as 'medieval' and comments on photographs of it; alludes to Denison's building of model village; gives Denison information regarding servants living at Ossington in 1811 and 1820; states that he is unable to visit due to ill-health; talks of 'Romish' doctrinal attitudes of George Denison; states 'women are wonderfully obstinate in theological matters' and refers to his mother discussing theology with Henry Drummond.
Termbuildings, model villages
women, attitudes towards
religions, Catholic Church
religions, Church of England
social news, health
architecture, medieval
domestic affairs

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA1017Denison; George A. (1805-1896); Rev.; archdeacon of Taunton 1851 brother of J.E. Denison1805-1896
NA216Denison; Alfred R. (1816-1887); brother and private secretary to J.E. Denison1816-1887
NA9800Drummond; Henry (1786-1860); Mr; politician1786-1860
NA9801Clarke; Robert (fl 1820); Mr; butler at Ossingtonfl 1820
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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