Document ReferenceLa R 5/4/3
TitleLetter from S. Bircumshaw, Eastwood, Nottinghamshire to Keith Sagar; 29 Apr. 1970
Date29 April 1970
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionExpresses great surprise that Mrs [Mabel] Collishaw should allege his wife had not been a teacher; refers Sagar to a class photo dated 1906 held at Eastwood Library, which includes his wife; a copy of his own photo of the entire staff will be forwarded as 'convincing evidence'; comments that Mrs Collishaw's misleading memories are an example of why so much misunderstanding is published about D.H.L. and his family; this is why for so many years he and his wife would not be interviewed.
ReprodnNoteUniversity of Nottingham

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA75027Collishaw; Mabel (1885-); Mrs; neé Thurlby1885-
NA3385Clarke; Lettice Ada (1887-1948); née Lawrence; sister of D.H. Lawrence; married W.E. Clarke 19131887-1948
NA75053Bircumshaw; Steve (fl 1902-1972); of Eastwoodfl 1902-1972
NA388Sagar; Keith M. (1934-2013); Dr; academic and author1934-2013
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