Document ReferenceHil 1/2
TitleLetter from Enid Hilton, Ukiah, California [U.S.A.], to Mrs Clifford [Margaret] Musgrave, Chippenham, Wiltshire; 7 Feb. 1973
Date7 February 1973
Extent1 f
Content DescriptionDiscusses work on family tree and comments on various members of their 'strange' family; mentions that 'Kay' [Margaret's sister] and 'Mike' [Kay's husband] will be able get to know their grandchildren better now that they are returning from Africa; enquires about 'Betty' [or Olive] Hopkin, who she fears may be ill because she hasn't written recently; refers to her mother [Sallie Hopkin] and the pre-World War One strikes; enquires about the Emerson Club, which was patronised by the likes of G[eorge] B[ernard] Shaw [playwright, 1856-1950] and the Webbs; refers to her husband Laurence and their separation, and makes brief reference to D.H. Lawrence and his philosophy on life.
Termfamily relationships, Enid and Laurence Hilton
clubs and societies, Emerson Club
industrial unrest, pre-W.W.1 strikes
social news
family news
Physical DescriptionBlue air mail paper, folded 3 times.

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA42Lawrence; D.H. (1885-1930); David Herbert; writer1885-1930
NA3490Hopkin; Olive Lizzie (1895-1988); known as 'Betty'; née Slack; married W.E. Hopkin 19251895-1988
NA3491Hopkin; Sallie A. (-1923); née Potter; wife of W.E. Hopkin-1923
NA3486Hilton; Laurence E. (c.1882-); civil servant; m. Enid Hopkin 1921 divorcedc.1882-
NA337Hilton; Enid (1896-1992); Mrs; née Hopkin1896-1992
NA3489Musgrave; Margaret (fl 1963-87); friend of Enid Hilton wife of Clifford Musgravefl 1963-87
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