Comments

Letter 43 from Kath [Kathleen de Carteret], SVS [South View School], Clevedon to her dearest Ken [Kenneth Henry Le Sueur]. Includes details about Kathleen's half-term holiday to London, referring to watching a play at the Albert Hall, shopping at Selfridges and attending a service at Westminster Abbey. Includes original envelope addressed to K H Le Sueur, Western Telegraph Company, St Vincent, Cape Verde Islands via Andalucia.

Reference

L/C/142/A1/A1/1/43

Date

June 21st 1928 - July 2nd 1928

Scope and Content

Refers to: plays performed by pupils at South View. Includes comments about Kathleen's trip to London with Bill [A M Bailey], mentioning: dinner and cocktails with Miss Waterman (Arbaces); visiting friends including Marion, Pat and Frank, Mr and Mrs Luce; taking the tube; being prescribed glasses during an appointment with an eye specialist named Dr Pearson in Wimple Street; meeting Marion and Hallie at Selfridges; comments about a play at the Albert Hall starring Flora Woodman, Horace Stevens; tea with the Heys mentioning Kidlet's [Constance Hey] 21st birthday on 25 May; visiting Auntie Chrissie; attending a service at Westminster Abbey. Also includes comments about playing tennis; and responds to letters received from Kenneth.

Names

Bailey, Alice Maude
de Carteret, Kathleen
Hamnett, Mrs
Hey, Constance Rona
Hey, Clarence Granville, Dr
Le Sueur, Kenneth Henry
Luce, Mr
Luce, Mrs
Pearson, Dr
Stevens, Horace
Waterman, Miss
Woodman, Flora
Albert Hall
Andalucia (Ship)
Blue Star Line
Selfridges
South View School, Clevedon
Western Telegraph Company Limited
Westminster Abbey

Keywords

Clevedon | London | Paddington | Royal Albert Hall | Westminster Abbey | Cape Verde | São Vicente | Correspondence | envelopes | Glasses | Holidays | Letters | Opticians | Photographs | Schools | Shopping | Tennis | trains

Dimensions

11 papers
1 Envelope

Language

English

Level of description

file

Context:

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