Comments

Letter 44 from Kath [Kathleen de Carteret], SVS [South View School], Clevedon to her dearest [Kenneth Henry Le Sueur]. Responds to letters received from Kenneth and sends news about life at South View and about friends and family in Jersey. Includes original envelope addressed to K H Le Sueur, Western Telegraph Company, St Vincent, Cape Verde Islands via Andalucia.

Reference

L/C/142/A1/A1/1/44

Date

July 1st 1928 - July 3rd 1928

Scope and Content

Includes comments about: record collections; the health of Granny [Elvina Carrel, née Vautier]; family including Tixum [Amelia Jane Vautier], Lucy [Lucy de Carteret], Eric [George Eric de Carteret]; a ship between Weymouth and Jersey; comments by Kenneth comparing his friend to Kathleen's grandfather John Vautier; remarks about pupils at South View including Eileen, Mimi and Peggy; reference to Peggy [Florence] and Joey Bailey, the nieces of Bill [Alice Bailey] returning from Egypt to attend a school in Plymouth as boarders; remarks about Kathleen's colleagues at South including Shed [Penelope Alice Hollingshead], Bill and Poke [Grace Pocock] ; details about the amount of money raised at a bazaar; comments about records, music and singers; remarks about Kenneth's servants; and responds to Kenneth's comments about Doods [George William de Carteret] and Bairstow [H Bairstow]; and comments about correspondence with Mrs Hamnett in Chatham.

Names

Bailey, Alice Maude
Bailey, Joey
Bailey, Florence Margaret
Bairstow, H
Carrel, Elvina, née Vautier
de Carteret, George Eric
de Carteret, George William
de Carteret, Kathleen
de Carteret, Lucy
Hamnett, Mrs
Hollingshead, Penelope Alice
Le Sueur, Kenneth Henry
Pocock, Grace Pearce
Vautier, Amelia Jane
Vautier, John
Andalucia (Ship)
Blue Star Line
South View School, Clevedon
Western Telegraph Company Limited

Keywords

Vale Farm, St Peter | Bristol | Chatham | Clevedon | Plymouth | Weymouth | Cape Verde | Egypt | São Vicente | bazaars | Correspondence | envelopes | gramophones | Holidays | Letters | Photographs | records | Schools | Shopping | trains

Dimensions

13 papers
1 Envelope

Language

English

Level of description

file

Context:

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