Document ReferenceGa 2 E 1377
TitleLetter from Violet Skeffington-Smyth, Hotel Eden au Lac, Zurich [Switzerland] to her father George E.M. Monckton-Arundell, 7th Viscount Galway; 27 Aug. 1930
Date27 August 1930
Extent2 ff (plus envelope)
Content DescriptionComplains about it being so hot in Switzerland that it reminds her of Durban. The doctor has suggested they go to Rigi next week for some air. Is sorry to hear about the [death of the 8th] Duke of Northumberland [who died 23 Aug. 1930], who leaves a wife and 6 children.

Ga 2 E 1377/2: Envelope addressed to Viscount Galway, The Mantles, Bawtry, Doncaster. Postmarked Zurich 28 Aug. 1930.
Termtravel, Switzerland
death, 8th Duke of Northumberland

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
DS/UK/81768Percy; Helen Magdalan (1886-1965); Duchess of Northumberland; née Gordon-Lennox; daughter of Charles Gordon-Lennox, 7th Duke of Richmond; married 8th Duke of Northumberland in 19111886-1965
DS/UK/81767Percy; Alan Ian (1880-1930); 8th Duke of Northumberland; succeeded 19181880-1930
NA79898Smyth; Violet Frances Skeffington- (1880-1930); Hon.; née Monckton1880-1930
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