Document ReferenceOs C 94
TitleLetter from [E. Denison], Bishop of Salisbury, to J.E. Denison; Aug. 1840
DateAugust 1840
Extent4 ff
Content DescriptionInforms him that vacant Southwell property is to be vested in Ecclesiastical Commissioners; discusses management of church property by Commissioners including leases for lives which he believes will be discontinued; advises Denison on investments in leases; believes issue of church leases may become parliamentary issue and refers to case of Farnham Rectory Bill; comments on agricultural prices and effect of drought on harvest; informs him of health and whereabouts of members of Seymer and Estwick families.

Signed E. Sarum.

Autograph note by J.E. Denison on f 4v reads 'Edward abt Church leases Aug. 1840'.
Termfinancial affairs, investments
ecclesiastical organisation, commissioners
parliamentary business, bills, Farnham Rectory Bill
agriculture, harvest
weather, drought

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA139Russell; John (1792-1878); 1st Earl Russell1792-1878
NA1016Scott; Charlotte (1806-1889); Viscountess Ossington; née Cavendish-Bentinck m 1827 J.E. Denison Viscount Ossington1806-1889
NA7900Denison; Charlotte (-1859); Mrs; née Estwick; wife of John Denison; mother of J. Evelyn Denison-1859
NA9516Seymer; Harriet (fl 1807-1847); Mrs; née Beckford mother of H. Ker Seymer and L.M. Denisonfl 1807-1847
NA9007Denison; Louisa M. (-1841); Mrs; née Ker Seymer 1st wife Edward Denison-1841
NA8625Denison; Edward (1801-1854); Bishop of Salisbury; brother of J.E. Denison1801-1854
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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