Document ReferenceGa 2 E 1300
TitleLetter from Violet Skeffington-Smyth, Grand Hotel, Helouan [Helwan, Egypt] to her father George E.M. Monckton-Arundell, 7th Viscount Galway; 30 Nov. 1927
Date30 November 1927
Content DescriptionThanks him for sending the Nottingham paper, so she could read about the bridge [Gunthorpe Bridge was opened by the Prince of Wales in 1927]. Describes her day out in Cairo, including meeting the Bishop of Khartoum, shopping and meeting Sir Reginald Patterson, Financial Advisor to the Egyptian Government, at a tea party. Is going to stay in Gazera [possibly Gezira?] which is more comfortable than noisy Cairo. Hopes to do more photography and sightseeing during this stay than she did last time. Has heard from George that they arrived in Bombay. Tells him about a sandstorm last night.

Ga 2 E 1300/3 is an envelope postmarked 1 Dec. 1927.
Termtravel, Egypt
bridges, Gunthorpe (Nottinghamshire)

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
DS/UK/81220Reginald Stewart (1878-1930); Sir; civil servant; Financial Advisor to the Egyptian Government1878-1930
NA79898Smyth; Violet Frances Skeffington- (1880-1930); Hon.; née Monckton1880-1930
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