Correspondence mainly concerning the proposed Cathedral site and approach road, 1928-1934
Letter to Captain Tuckwell from Lord Onslow setting out his terms for the transfer of up to 51 acres of land should the Diocese require it. 17 May 1 928,
Letter to Bishop of Guildford from Randall Davidson, Archbishop of Canterbury, 10 November 1928.
Copy minutes of a meeting of the New Cathedral Committee held at the Diocesan House, Guildford, on 23 December 1932. A Speakers’ Committee, a Literature Sub-Committee and an Appeal Committee were formed.
Letter to the Archdeacon of Surrey from Surrey County Council Highways and Bridges Dept, enclosing a drawing of a proposed access road to the site of the Cathedral, 1 March 1934.
Letters to the Archdeacon of Surrey from Dorling & Co, Printters, of Epsom, concerning drafts of the Cathedral booklet, dated 8 Match 1934 and 5 April 1934.
Letter to the Provost of Guildford concerning the positioning of a model of the new Cathedral in the High Street near Holy Trinity Church., 15 March 1934.
Letter from Edward Maufe to the Archdeacon of Surrey re the positioning of the model cathedral, 15 March 1934
Letter from Edward Maufe to the Archdeacon of Surrey, reporting on a meeting at which plans for the approach road to the Cathedral were discussed, 28 March 1934
Copy letter from Harold King, Secretary of the Onslow Village Society to Edward Maufe offering to give one acre of land and sell a further four acres for construction of the Approach Road to the Cathedral, 4 April 1934.
Letter from Herbert A Powell to the Archdeacon of Surrey concerning the proposed land transaction for the Approach Road, including a rough sketch of the area. April 1934
Letter from Edward Maufe to the Archdeacon regarding the urgency of the Approach Road matter, 8 April 1934
Letter from J W Hipwood, Borough Surveyor, to Edward Maufe concerning the plans for the Approach Road, 20 April 1934.
Estimate from Messrs Crresswell Bros to Edward Maufe for the construction and supply of a glazed showcase, including mechanics to take coins to operate lighting, 30 April 1934.
Copy letter from Edward Maufe to the County Engineer concerning the plans and costs of the Guildford Cathedral Approach Road,
Letter from W G Robinson, County Engineer, to Edward Maufe re current progress of plans for the Approach Road, 3 May 1934.
Letter from Edward Maufe to the Archdeacon of Surrey urging speedy progress in the Approach Road plans and concerning the cost of the case for the Cathedral model which is almost complete. 4 May 1934
Letter from Edward Maufe to Miss G Peacock asking for her assistance in in expediting the Approach Road plans.11 May 1934
Letter from J W Hipwood, Borough Surveyor, to the Archdeacon of Surrey, updating him on progress with raod plans and urging a mutually satisfactory arrangement of the land and position of the roads and services. 12 May 1934
Minutes of a meeting of the Executive Committee of the New Cathedral and Churches Fund, including a Report from the Sub Committee on the suggested leaflet for “Cathedral and Church Builders”, 18 May 1934.
Letter from Edward Maufe to the Bishop of Guildford reminding him of Mrs Maufe’s offer to pay for trees for the Avenue up to the Cathedral. and requesting acknowledgement, 6 June 1934
Copy letter to Edward Maufe from the Bishop pointing out that the land will not leave Lord Onslow’s ownership until building work on the Cathedral is begun. 8 June 1934
Letter from Wilfrid Fox, Secretary of The Roads Beautifying Association to the Archdeacon of Surrey offering the Association’s assistance and a possible donation towards the cost of trees for the Avenue which has been mentioned recently in ‘The Times’ newspaper. 26 June 1934.
Acknowledgement from Wilfrid Fox, Secretary of The Roads Beautifying Association of a letter from the Archdeacon of Surrey, 28 June 1934.
Letter to the Archdeacon of Surrey from Edward Maufe giving for the benefit of prospective donors, the projected costs of individual portions of the Cathedral. 3 August 1934.
Letter from the Guildford Town Clerk to the Archdeacon of Surrey concerning an Agreement for the sewer and water main to the Cathedral site. 8 September 1934
Letter from Lord Onslow to the Archdeacon of Surrey setting out his ideas for funding the start of the cathedral building. 10 November 1934.
Copy letter from Archdeacon of Surrey to Lord Onslow acknowledging his points and stating that he will call the Council together soon to agree the laying of the Foundation Stone. 16 November 1934.