Document ReferenceGa 2 E 1304
TitleLetter from Violet Skeffington-Smyth, Gezirah House, Cairo, [Egypt] to her father George E.M. Monckton-Arundell, 7th Viscount Galway; 21 Dec. 1927
Date21 December 1927
Extent3 ff (plus envelope)
Content DescriptionSends Christmas wishes. Is glad that her son Noel has been gazetted and starts training in January, because it means he will be at Serlby Hall for Christmas. Discusses their activities in Egypt including a trip to see archaelogical sites in Egypt. She was supposed to be innoculated but the risk is too great due to her heart condition. Spoke to an American woman who was attending the Swiss clinic. They have been invited to dinner with Sir Neville Henderson, and met Sir Ronald Storrs, who is now Governor of Cyprus.

Brief family news in a postscript.

Ga 2 E 1304/3 is an envelope postmarked 22 Dec. 1927.

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
DS/UK/81224FitzPatrick; Noel Edward Vere (1908-); grandson of 7th Viscount Galway; born Skeffington Smyth, but changed name to FitzPatrick in 19371908-
NA43861Storrs; Ronald H.A. (1881-1955); Sir; statesman1881-1955
DS/UK/81225Henderson; Nevile Meyrick (1882-1942); Sir; British diplomat1882-1942
NA79898Smyth; Violet Frances Skeffington- (1880-1930); Hon.; née Monckton1880-1930
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