Document ReferenceGa 2 E 1368
TitleLetter from Violet Skeffington-Smyth, Imperial Hotel, Maritzburg [Pietermaritzburg], Natal, [South Africa] to her father George E.M. Monckton-Arundell, 7th Viscount Galway; 25 Mar. 1930
Date25 March 1930
Extent1 f (plus envelope)
Content DescriptionDescribes their trip to see the 'Valley of a Thousand Hills'. The weather is very hot, but not as stuffy as Durban, and there have been thunderstorms and lightening. Discusses Denys's activities, including playing polo. Informs him that they plan to head back to Durban tomorrow, and sail on the Walmer Castle for Cape Town the following day. Discusses their choice of ship, and comments that the 'Gloucester' is smaller than the 'Dunluce', especially for a trip all the way to the Canaries.

Ga 2 E 1368/2: Envelope addressed to Viscount Galway, The Mantles, Bawtry, Doncaster. Postmarked Cape Town, 26 Mar. 1930.

Previously Ga 2 E 1367.
Termtravel, South Africa

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA79898Smyth; Violet Frances Skeffington- (1880-1930); Hon.; née Monckton1880-1930
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