Letter from Roy Chadwick to Rosemary Chadwick



Letter from Roy Chadwick to Rosemary Chadwick


Writes that new accommodation will be good and provide privacy during her school certificate term. Catches up with news. He will send application form for summer camp to school and enclosed booking fee. Provides data on eggs laid by chickens. Concludes with catching up with news.




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Four page handwritten letter with envelope


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[postage stamp]
Miss Rosemary Chadwick.
St Elphin’s School.
Darley Dale
Gilbert Rd
Hale Ches:
Sunday. 11th. May 47
My dear Rosemary
We were very glad to receive your letter of the 5th my dear and to read your news
I’m sure that you would be glad to get a letter from Uncle Alan & thanks for sending on his birthday greetings
So you have a cubi for School Cert term, I think that it is a good idea as you have more privacy & comfort if you wish to retire & study.
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We were most interested & pleased to hear that Elsa is to have a baby & hope that all goes well with her.
I will send the application form to Mrs Prior for the Summer Camp & note that you have sent the 5/- fee (booking).
The hens are doing well except No. 1. but I think that she is getting well again & soon will start to lay.
The record to date is
No1. – No 2 – No 3. – No 4. – Pullet
2.. – 12. – 9. – 13. – Eggs
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It was not Mrs Benns Mother but her brother who died it is most sad & we are very sorry indeed at the loss of such a fine young man, I enclose a cutting with his photo.
I hope that you enjoyed Thursday Ascension day free afternoon altho’ I cannot recollect whether it was a fine day or not
Please tell me how it went off.
We have’nt [sic] got the camera film yet but will do so soon.
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Mummy & I went to see “Black Narcissus” last night in Manchester it is a fine film & [underlined] British [/underlined] in Technicolour quite as good as any American I’m glad to say.
We are all very well at present & we hope that you are to [sic] my dear.
There is’nt [sic] any news really but Mummy & I will be coming over to see you soon, which is the best day Saturday or Sunday & what is the best time.
With all our love to you my dear. Yours ever



Roy Chadwick, “Letter from Roy Chadwick to Rosemary Chadwick,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed December 3, 2023, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/10389.

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