Found in 72 Collections and/or Records:
Most of this is correspondence with and about the livings, arranged by parish within dioceses. Note that these are the modern dioceses, which were not necessarily the ones that the living was in when it was first acquired. There is some overlap with the material in section F. The same numbers have been given for each diocese, thus E/2 and F/2 refer to the diocese of Bath and Wells.
Obits for 1289-1507 from the 'Nomina Monachorum' register of Christ Church, Canterbury, transcribed by W.G. Searle, 129 folios. Attached to fo. 64 is a letter from J.M. Cowper to Searle, 2 May 1901. Fos 1-19 and 64-129 are blank, apart from a few pencilled entries.
A traumatic move to their new house; they are 'tortured by motor-cars'; Dent's letters; the value of local guidebooks, and recollections of German cities; Canterbury cathedral is 'crowded with tourists from the watering places that surround us'; a retired colonel as neighbour; day-trips to Calais; the demolition of their dilapidated coach-house
Dent's postcards from Germany have awakened memories; she has been exploring Canterbury, 'so like an old German town'
Their rate-assessment officer knows Italy well; a polite interior decorator; Dent's letters have consoled them 'for missing Italy this year', incomplete
A visit to Sandwich; travelling arrangements from London to Canterbury - hopes Dent will visit them; 'We are absorbed in Gardening.'
Dent's Italian travels; 'We like Canterbury better and better.'; 'Dr [Edward] Moore gave us four lectures on the Paradiso of Dante.'; news from Venice
Acknowledgement of Dent's condolences on death of her husband
Her further travels with Miss Fellowes
Has spent a fortnight abroad with Miss Fellowes; twelfth-century shrines at Cologne; uncertain whether to go to Italy this year
Dent is now exploring parts of Italy unknown to her; hopes to visit an exhibition in Bruges of 'the treasures of the order of the 'Golden Fleece', which would amuse my mediaeval mind very much'; has decided not to travel to Italy, but to 'grow old gracefully'
Comments on Dent's travels around Orvieto, Perugia, Spoleto; her old Venetian servant is very ill; will travel round England this year
Appreciates the list 'of old [German] towns thought worthy of dessert-plates'; encloses a list of some Cistercian churches in Italy (35a); a Disraeli anecdote
Is troubled by 'tiresome' mail; a fable about a pair of shoes; 'I think Parker's Piece a very nice position, and hope the Reverend Negus will not give you too much to do.'
Enjoys Dent's walks as much as he does; encloses a list of books; Cistercian architecture; has contributed to a fund after the fire at Comacchio
Thanks Dent for his hospitality
Memories conjured by Dent's latest account of Italy; he has confirmed her prejudice against Naples; an exorcism carried out on the young Lord Alwyne Compton; Rimington's drawings
Dent's discovery of an opera by ?Gardigiani; recollections of Louis Napoleon
'I used to delight in Brown Jones and Robinson, but have not seen it for years.'. Postcard
A misdirected letter, card
A new organist; a statue to Gentile
Spring weather; visit to a foggy London; the new organist's noisy performances
Dent's travels in Germany and Austria; the Esterhazys; her travels; the organ at King's College; a party in All Souls Library, which is now lit with electric light
A meeting in Canterbury with Dr Allen; her travels; the cost of a royal visit to Birmingham; is planning an expedition to south-western France; Dr Budge of the British Museum and his tales of mummies