Document ReferenceGa 2 E 1299
TitleLetter from Violet Skeffington-Smyth, Grand Hotel, Helouan [Helwan, Egypt] to her father George E.M. Monckton-Arundell, 7th Viscount Galway; 27 Nov. 1927
Date27 November 1927
Extent2 ff (plus envelope)
Content DescriptionHas no news because Helwan is so quiet. The baths have been good for Geoff. Has visited the English Church, where she met about 45 British Air Force servicemen from the nearby Bombing Squadron. They are going to Cairo on Tuesday where they are having tea with the Mores [Richard Edwardes More, Sudan agent in Cairo]. States that More is a very important person in Cairo. Hopes Galway had a fine day for the Prince of Wales opening the bridge [Gunthorpe Bridge was opened by the Prince of Wales in 1927]. Discusses a misunderstanding over the identity of Lord Wolverton. Thinks there will be trouble in Romania following the death [of King Ferdinand I of Romania?].

Ga 2 E 1299/2 is an envelope.
Termbridges, Gunthorpe (Nottinghamshire)

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
DS/UK/81218More; Richard Edwardes (1879-1936); Sudan agent in Cairo 1920-19311879-1936
DS/UK/81219Ferdinand I (1865-1927); King of Romania; ruler of Romania 1914-19271865-1927
NA79898Smyth; Violet Frances Skeffington- (1880-1930); Hon.; née Monckton1880-1930
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