Letter from Roy Chadwick to Rosemary Chadwick

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Title

Letter from Roy Chadwick to Rosemary Chadwick

Description

Hopes she is settled back at school and writes that parcel with letters and photographs other items is being prepared. Questions her about school activities and hope she has comfortable dormitory. Catches up with family news.

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Date

1947-01-16

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Format

Four page handwritten letter

Publisher

IBCC Digital Archive

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Identifier

EChadwickRLaphamR470116

Transcription

“Kingsley”
Gilbert Road
[underlined] Hale Cheshire [/underlined]
My dear Rosemary.
I hope that you had a good journey back to school and that you are now settled down again.
It was very nice having you at home my dear and we all enjoyed the holiday together did’nt [sic] we.
I am feeling much better I’m glad to say, so you need not be concerned about me.
Mummy is making up a
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parcel for you tonight, in it are a letter from Godmother with some snaps which she wishes you to return to her when you have seen them also you [sic] music, shampoo, socks & some sweets (Gums)
Mummy will send the parcel separately.
How do you find your duties as a Monitress? I expect that it will be difficult at first but my advice is to go gently.
Are you coached in your duties? or is it assumed that you know from experience of the Monitress’ who have looked after you in the past.
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I do hope that you have got a comfortable Dormy: & that you will have an enjoyable term in spite of the hard work which I know you will have to do.
Margaret came in for lunch, her cold is improving and she sends her love to you.
Emily has gone to see her friend at Eccles, altho’ it is a windy, blustery day.
Mummy has been busy as usual, she is a darling and always doing everything she can for all of us.
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By the way I think that she is sending a photo of me which you forgot to take with you.
Do not forget to send the snaps back, will you?
Well my dear I have no real news to tell so will close now with love from Mummy & I who am ever your loving
Daddy

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Citation

Roy Chadwick, “Letter from Roy Chadwick to Rosemary Chadwick,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed May 17, 2022, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/10377.

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