Tag: Windsor

A tribute to Thomas Dyson

In May 1903 A.Y. Nutt, Chapter Surveyor at St George’s Chapel, recorded a payment of 3s 6d to the carpenter, Mr Bond, for ‘arranging seats & placing 2 dozen extra chairs in Choir for Mr Dyson’s Funeral Service & replacing ...

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Dear old Staffy

Arthur Stafford Crawley (1876-1948), or rather “Staffy” as he was affectionately known by his friends and family, was appointed Canon of Windsor in 1934. He had led a fascinating life before coming to St George’s Chapel. He had visited India ...

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Flooding in Windsor, 1894

In November 1894 the Thames Valley experienced some of the worst flooding it had seen in the nineteenth century. Philip Frank Eliot, then Dean of Windsor, recorded his experience of the floods in a letter to his mother, dated 18 ...

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The King’s Mistress

St George’s Chapel Archives holds three leases, all dated 11 December 1684, conveying land and property to Eleanor ‘Nell’ Gwyn ([1651]-1687), the notorious mistress of King Charles II. Through the indenture pictured [SGC XI.N.7], the Dean and Canons of St ...

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The Queen's Free Chapel. The Chapel of the Most Honourable and Noble Order of the Garter. The Chapel of the College of St George.