Document ReferenceLa Ac 2/8/7
TitleLetter from Lydia Lawrence, Lynn Croft, Eastwood, Nottinghamshire to her sister Lettice Berry, Low Hill, 49 Roxborough Park, Harrow-on-the-Hill, London; 18 May 1910
Date18 May 1910
Extent2 ff (plus envelope)
Content DescriptionAddresses her as 'My dear Sister'; apologises for not writing sooner; discusses her journey home after visiting Lettice in Harrow, and comments that Eastwood 'looks rather a dirty mean place after Harrow'; sends thanks from her daugters Ada and Emily for the gifts; reports on various family news including her son Bert spending time with Jessie [Chambers]; asks after her son son Douglas as well as other friends and family members; signed 'your loving sister Liddie'.

La Ac 2/8/6/2 is an envelope addressed to 'Mrs J.C. Berry, Low Hill, 49 Roxborough Park, Harrow-on-the-Hill, London'; contains a red one penny stamp; postmarked Eastwood MY 19 [19]10.
Termfamily news
gifts, thanks for
Physical DescriptionWritten in dark ink on both sides of a single sheet of plain paper folded to form two folios
ConditionWorn along fold lines

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA386Lawrence; Lydia (1852-1910); Mrs; née Beardsall; mother of D.H. Lawrence1852-1910
NA74615Berry; Lettice Ada (1857-1938); née Beardsall; maternal aunt of D.H. Lawrence1857-1938
NA77486Berry?; Ivy (fl 1918); daughter of John and Lettice Berry?; D.H. Lawrence's cousinfl 1918
NA77485Berry; Douglas (fl 1918); son of John and Lettice Berry; D.H. Lawrence's cousinfl 1918
NA42Lawrence; D.H. (1885-1930); David Herbert; writer1885-1930
NA382King; Emily Una (1882-1962); Mrs; née Lawrence; known as 'Pamela'; married Samuel King 1904; sister of D.H. Lawrence1882-1962
NA368Clarke; Ada (1887-1948); Mrs; married W.E. Clarke 1913; sister of D.H. Lawrence1887-1948
NA367Chambers; Jessie (1887-1944); childhood friend of D.H. Lawrence; known as 'Muriel'; married John R. Wood 19151887-1944
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