Document ReferenceGa 2 E 1339
TitleLetter from Violet Skeffington-Smyth, Cataract Hotel, Aswan, Egypt to her father George E.M. Monckton-Arundell, 7th Viscount Galway; 23 Feb. 1928
Date23 February 1928
Extent2 ff (plus envelope)
Content DescriptionThanks her father for the letter and Nottingham newspaper so that she could read about his appointment as Chairman of Nottinghamshire County Council. Is glad he will not have to drive to Nottingham so often. The Admiral was ill with a temperature. A sandstorm is in progress and is expected to last for 3 days. Is sad to hear that Lord Spencer's brother has died [Hon. Cecil Edward Robert Spencer RN DSC Croix de guerre (1894–1928), died unmarried in a riding accident [Cecil E.R. Spencer, died in a riding accident in 1928]. Expects George and Lucia to return in about 10 days.

Ga 2 E 1339/2: Envelope addressed to Viscount Galway, Serlby Hall, Bawtry, Yorkshire. Postmarked Aswan 24 Feb. 1928.
Termdeath, Cecil Spencer 1928
appointments, county council

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
DS/UK/81271Spencer; Cecil Edward Robert (1894-1928); Hon.; brother of 7th Earl Spencer; died in a riding accident1894-1928
NA79898Smyth; Violet Frances Skeffington- (1880-1930); Hon.; née Monckton1880-1930
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