Document ReferenceGa 2 E 1363
TitleLetter from Violet Skeffington-Smyth, Hotel Bordeaux, Sea Point, South Africa to her father George E.M. Monckton-Arundell, 7th Viscount Galway; 20 Feb. 1930
Date20 February 1930
Extent1 f (plus envelope)
Content DescriptionInforms her father that they have arrived [In Cape Town]. Complains that they had made reservations for the Queen's Hotel at Sea Point, but their rooms had been given away, so they are now staying at Hotel Bordeaux instead. Is feeling much better, her heart pains have gone and she is able to walk about again. They have visited Cape Town a few times, and attended the horse racing, but it was very dusty.

Visited Government House, but [the Governor] is at Westbrook, another residence. The Byngs have arrived. States that Talta[?] has kindly written to Sir Abe Bailey asking for help with Denys.

Ga 2 E 1360/2: Envelope addressed to Viscount Galway, The Mantles, Bawtry. Postmarked Capt Town 21 Feb. 1930.

Previously Ga 2 E 1360.
Termtravel, South Africa

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA25503Bailey; Abe (1864-1940); 1st Baronet; cr. 1919; South African diamond tycoon, politician, financier and cricketer1864-1940
NA79898Smyth; Violet Frances Skeffington- (1880-1930); Hon.; née Monckton1880-1930
PL760/Cape Town/South Africa
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