Comments

Letter 104 from Kath [Kathleen de Carteret], Vale Farm, St Peter to her dearest [Kenneth Henry Le Sueur]. Refers to Kathleen's return to Jersey on the Great Western Railway passenger steamer St Helier from Weymouth, provides news about friends and family in Jersey, and wishes Kenneth a happy birthday. Includes original envelope addressed to K H Le Sueur, Western Telegraph Company, St Vincent, Cape Verde Islands.

Reference

L/C/142/A1/A1/1/104

Date

April 6th 1930 - April 7th 1930

Scope and Content

Refers to: meeting the Pittards at Yeovil, mentioning Gordon [Gordon Ebenezer Pittard] and Peet [Irene Lilian Pittard]; details of the boat journey from Weymouth on the Great Western ship St Helier, referring to plans to return via Southampton; provides news about friends and family including Eric [George Eric de Carteret], Doods [George William de Carteret], Mims [Lydia de Carteret, née Renouf] and Tixum [Amelia Jane Vautier]; comments about a basket with a birthday cake sent by Kathleen to Kenneth, and Kenneth's suit posted to Mr Harrold; remarks about Kathleen's motorbike Betty, mentioning Miss Le Brocq and Granny [Elvina Carrel, née Vautier]; comments about Sables d'Or mentioning Uncle [Henry Sydney Le Sueur] and Louisa [Louisa Le Sueur, née Messervy]; and refers to going to the vet in St Ouen for lotion for Kathleen's dog Laddie.

Names

Carrel, Elvina, née Vautier
de Carteret, George Eric
de Carteret, George William
de Carteret, Kathleen
de Carteret, Lydia, née Renouf
Harrold, Mr
Le Brocq, Miss
Le Sueur, Henry Sydney
Le Sueur, Kenneth Henry
Le Sueur, Louisa, née Messervy
Pittard, Gordon Ebenezer
Pittard, Irene Lilian
Vautier, Amelia Jane
Blue Star Line
Great Western Railway
Moorfield School for Girls, Mannamead
St Helier (Ship)
Western Telegraph Company Limited

Keywords

Sables d'Or, Bel Royal | Vale Farm, St Peter | Moorfield, Mannamead | Plymouth | Southampton | Weymouth | Yeovil | Cape Verde | São Vicente | birthdays | Correspondence | envelopes | Ferries | Letters | Motorbikes | Schools | Ships | steamers | teachers

Dimensions

7 papers
1 Envelope

Language

English

Level of description

file

Context:

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