Document ReferenceOs C 22
TitleLetter from Rev. C. Drury, Pontesbury, Shropshire, to J.E. Denison, Ossington, Nottinghamshire; 6 Nov. 1825
Date6 November 1825
Extent5 ff
Content DescriptionRefers to death of [John] Oglander creating opportunity for Edward and George Denison [at Oxford University]; discusses his daily duties as rector; comments in detail on architecture and rebuilding of Ossington Hall; expresses opinions on Catholics who he wishes 'to remain un-emancipated for three more centuries'; describes poverty and social conditions in local area; refers to Denison's development of housing in Sutton, Nottinghamshire; expresses views on charity and infant schools; expresses attitudes towards condition of the poor and contrasts labourers in Ossington with those in Pontesbury; discusses effects of industrial revolution.
Termhousing, development
religious affairs, Roman Catholic emancipation
architecture, Ossington Hall
poverty, attitudes towards
schools, charity
social conditions, England
appointments, clerical

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA8625Denison; Edward (1801-1854); Bishop of Salisbury; brother of J.E. Denison1801-1854
NA9456Oglander; John (-1825); Mr; sub-warden of Merton College Oxford-1825
NA1017Denison; George A. (1805-1896); Rev.; archdeacon of Taunton 1851 brother of J.E. Denison1805-1896
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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