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Undergraduate study, Queen Mary, University of London
Ref No (click to see in context)CLM/3
TitleSundial Diaries
Extent1 box
DescriptionThe Sundial Diaries cover the period 22 March 1911- 24 March 1935 and record Constance Maynard's retirement.

They cover the time that she lived in both the Sundial in Little Bookham (1911-1919), and the Sundial in Gerrard's Cross (1923-1935), and time staying in Wimbledon and Hawkhust temporarily inbetween.

These mainly record the activities involving her cottage, such as gardening, work completed and visitors. They also include brief details of visits to other places.

Each diary includes details of visitors received including current and previous Westfield staff and students, family, and friends. There are details of their time spent with her, and also some biographical information such as their work since leaving the college.

There is a volume dedicated to recording her Christian work in the village of Little Bookham.
Admin HistoryShe was still keeping her Greenbooks and Travel Diaries throughout this period, and there is a small overlap with her Diaries.
ArrangementThis series is arranged by original order, which is chronogically, where possible, and also by function.
Access StatusOpen
CodePerson or Corporate Body Name
DS/UK/30Westfield College; 1882-1989; Higher Education Institution
DS/UK/242Sélincourt; Agnes de (1872-1917); Principal, Missionary
DS/UK/247Lodge; Eleanor Constance (1869-1936); Principal, Historian
DS/UK/54Anthon; Stephanë (1882-1915); Adopted by Constance Maynard 1889, Salvation Army
DS/UK/250Maynard; Gertrude (fl. 1864-1931); Née Langston; Sister-in-law of Constance Maynard.
DS/UK/251Chapman; Dorothy (1878-1967); Principal, Lecturer
DS/UK/215University of St Andrews; St Leonards School; 1877-; School.
DS/UK/246Gillett; Jim (fl.1913-1926); Friend of Constance Maynard.
DS/UK/228Maynard; Henry (1840-1918); Brother of Constance Maynard.
DS/UK/255British Red Cross; 1905-; Humanitarian organisation.
DS/UK/253Whipsnade Zoo; 1931-; Zoo.
DS/UK/34Maynard; Constance Louisa (1849-1935); Mistress, Educational pioneer
CodePlace Entry
NA33Limpsfield/Surrey/England/United Kingdom
NA78Little Bookham/Surrey/England/United Kingdom
NA72Wales/United Kingdom
NA51Wimbledon/Merton/Greater London/England/United Kingdom
NA45Oxford/Oxfordshire/England/United Kingdom
NA77Keswick/Cumbria/England/United Kingdom
NA63Margate/Isle of Thanet/Kent/England/United Kingdom
NA44Brighton/Brighton and Hove/England/United Kingdom
NA79Gerrards Cross/Buckinghamshire/England/United Kingdom
NA39Girton/Cambridgeshire/England/United Kingdom
NA32Scotland/United Kingdom
NA80Hawkhurst/Kent/England/United Kingdom
NA48Eastbourne/East Sussex/England/United Kingdom
NA52Belstead/Suffolk/England/United Kingdom
NA126Uckfield/East Sussex/England/United Kingdom
NA127Reigate/Surrey/England/United Kingdom
NA128Breconshire/Brecknock/Wales/United Kingdom
NA129York/England/United Kingdom
NA130Greenwich/London/Greater London/England/United Kingdom
NA131Torquay/Torbay/Devon/England/United Kingdom
NA133Northampton/Northamptonshire/England/United Kingdom