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Letter 121 from Kath [Kathleen de Carteret], Vale Farm, St Peter to her dear Heart [Kenneth Henry Le Sueur]. Refers to meeting with friends and family in Jersey and includes comments about the couple's approaching reunion after three years apart. Includes original envelope addressed to K H Le Sueur, Western Telegraph Company, St Vincent, Cape Verde Islands via Avelona with one brown 1½d postage stamp and one red 1d postage stamp.

Reference L/C/142/A1/A1/1/121
Date October 26th 1930 - October 28th 1930
Scope and Content Refers to: the return of a girl named Marie to France who had helped Lucy [Lucy de Carteret] with the tomatoes at Vale Farm; details of visiting the Lemps [Lempriere family] at Naples, seeing the film Disraeli, going to Thé's [Berthé] for tea, meeting the Wrights, making cakes with Shi and walking to St Matthew's Church, and visiting Sables d'Or mentioning Uncle [Henry Sydney Le Sueur]; comments about delays to Kenneth's return; comments about a letter from Dr [Samuel] Weekes; remarks about the Palace Hotel and its proximity to Victoria College, including remarks about the bus service; recollections of a visit to Victoria College and the Exiles Club in Hammersmith; details about a book received from Shed [Penelope Alice Hollingshead]; remarks about golf; describes the letter as the last to be addressed to SV [St Vincent], mentioning Mr Bernard; refers to possibility of moving to Barbados, mentioning Miss Newsam; and comments about family and friends including Tixum [Amelia Jane Vautier], Granny [Elvina Carrel, née Vautier] and Thé [Berthé].
Names Bernard, Mr
Carrel, Elvina, née Vautier
de Carteret, Kathleen
Hollingshead, Penelope Alice
Le Sueur, Henry Sydney
Le Sueur, Kenneth Henry
Lempriere, Beatrice
Newsam, Miss
Vautier, Amelia Jane
Weekes, Samuel, Dr
Wright Family
Blue Star Line
Palace Hotel
South View School, Clevedon
SS Avelona
Moorfield School for Girls, Mannamead
St Matthew's Church
Victoria College
Western Telegraph Company Limited
Keywords Correspondence | dinners | envelopes | Letters | tomatoes
Category L/C-Personal and estate
Places Vale Farm, St Peter, Clevedon, Hammersmith, Moorfield, Mannamead, Victoria College, Barbados, Cape Verde, São Vicente
Dimensions 7 papers
1 Envelope
Language English
Level of description File


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