Record

Document ReferenceGa 2 E 1292/2
TitleLetter from Violet Skeffington-Smyth, Stockton House, Codford, Wiltshire, to her father George E.M. Monckton-Arundell, 7th Viscount Galway; 14 Nov. 1922
Date14 November 1922
Extent1 f
LevelItem/file
Content DescriptionThanks her father for the quinces, which she will make into jam and jelly.

Refers to the enclosed papers concerning the Coronation [probably referring to the Coronation of King George V in 1910?]. States that she has tried to fill in the names of people mentioned, and speculates about the identities of thoseshe is unsure of.

Goes on to discuss the election [1922 General Election]. Thinks that General Palmer [George Llewellen Palmer, M.P. for Westbury 1918-1922] is "no cert" so feels she must go into Codford to vote tomorrow. Gives her opinion of Palmer. Speculates about the election results for Salisbury where [Hugh] Morrison may lose his seat.

Ga 2 E 1292/3 was originally enclosed with this letter. See that entry for details.
Termfood and drink, fruit
gifts, fruit
elections, general 1922
royalty, ceremonial, coronation of George V
celebrations, coronation of George V

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Persons
CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA20George V (1865-1936); King of Great Britain and Ireland; succeeded 1910 Emperor of India1865-1936
DS/UK/81089Morrison; Hugh (1868-1931); Conservative M.P. for Wilton and Salisbury; married married Lady Mary Leveson-Gower, daughter of 2nd Earl Granville1868-1931
DS/UK/81090Palmer; George Llewellen (1857-1932); Lieutenant-Colonel; Conservative M.P. for Westbury 1918-1922; British Army officer.1857-1932
NA79898Smyth; Violet Frances Skeffington- (1880-1930); Hon.; née Monckton1880-1930
Places
CodeSet
PL315/Wiltshire/England
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