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Letter from Ka [Kathleen de Carteret], SVS [South View School], Clevedon to her dear old Ken [Kenneth Henry Le Sueur]. Refers to Kathleen watching a solar eclipse on Dial Hill in Clevedon, includes comments about a school bazaar in the public hall to raise money for the Waifs and Strays Society, and discusses news about friends and family in Jersey. Includes original envelope addressed to K H Le Sueur, Richmond House, Millbrook with one red 1½d postage stamp. [The eclipse referred was the first total solar eclipse visible from the mainland United Kingdom for 203 years].
June 30th 1927 - June 30th 1927
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Refers to: watching the eclipse with pupils and colleagues at South View including Bill [Alice Maude Bailey] and Poke [Grace Pearce Pocock], mentioning Walton Castle; going for a walk with her pupils after the eclipse; remarks about the school bazaar at the public hall to raise money for the Waifs and Strays Society, mentioning Arbaces [Miss Waterman] and Pitt [Irene Lilian Pittard] and Bill's role as honorary treasurer of the Society; refers to Kenneth visiting Vale [Vale Farm]; and discusses friends and family in Jersey including Tixum [Amelia Jane Vautier], Laddie [Kathleen's family dog], Mims [Lydia de Carteret, née Renouf], Thé [Berthé], Eric [George Eric de Carteret], Auntie Vera and Granny [Elvina Carrel, née Vautier].
Bailey, Alice Maude
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