Document ReferenceLa R 6/133/1
TitleLetter from Olive Hopkin, Eastwood, Nottinghamshire to Emile Delavenay; 6 Apr. 1967
Date6 April 1967
Content DescriptionReports that she is trying to sort her husband Willie Hopkin's papers out since his death, and has come across a couple of letters from Edward Carpenter to Hopkin, copies of which she encloses [see La R 6/133/2-3]; discusses Edward Carpenter's connection with D.H. Lawrence, and doubts that they ever met.

Confirms that Alice Dax and her husband went to Austrailia to be with their son.

Discusses various members of D.H. Lawrence's family including Ada and Eddie Clarke and their sons Jack and Bert, also Emily King and her daughters Peggy [Margaret] and Joan.

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA5203Needham; Margaret Emily (1909-2001); née King; known as 'Peg'; niece of D.H. Lawrence1909-2001
NA389Delavenay; Emile (1905-2003); Professor; Professor of English1905-2003
NA3490Hopkin; Olive Lizzie (1895-1988); known as 'Betty'; née Slack; married W.E. Hopkin 19251895-1988
NA3495Dax; Alice Mary (1878-1959); née Mills; married Richard Henry Dax 19501878-1959
NA3497Dax; Eric Cunningham (1908-); son of Alice and Henry Dax; influential psychiatrist; emigrated to Australia 19521908-
NA368Clarke; Ada (1887-1948); Mrs; married W.E. Clarke 1913; sister of D.H. Lawrence1887-1948
NA75073Clarke; John Lawrence (1915-1942); son of Ada Clarke née Lawrence1915-1942
NA3537Clarke; William Herbert (1923-); son of Ada Clarke née Lawrence1923-
NA75072King; Joan Frieda (1920-); niece of D.H. Lawrence1920-
NA382King; Emily Una (1882-1962); Mrs; née Lawrence; known as 'Pamela'; married Samuel King 1904; sister of D.H. Lawrence1882-1962
NA768Carpenter; Edward (1844-1929); writer1844-1929
NA3492Hopkin; William Edward (1862-1951); prominent figure in the political and intellectual life of Eastwood1862-1951
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