Letter from Rosemary Chadwick to parents

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Letter from Rosemary Chadwick to parents

Description

Writes about how time at school is very busy and about playing hockey. Continues about school activities and ask mother to order a book for her. States she is settled and happy and sends regards to family.

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IBCC Digital Archive

Date

1945-09-28

Contributor

Jan Morgan
David Bloomfield

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Three page handwritten letter

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ELaphamRChadwickR-M450928

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[inserted] [underlined] Rosemarys [sic] love for her father [/underlined] [/inserted]
St. Elphin’s School
Darley Dale.
Sept. 28th
[inserted] ABOUT 1945 [/inserted]
My Dear Mummy and Daddy
I hope that you are both well and are not working too hard – talking about work, you’ve know idea, we have simply masses and hardly any time so please don’t think that its [sic] laziness if I only write to you once a week. all the evening is taken up doing prep; Except for the amount we get it is not too bad.
[underlined] It was lovely having you over on Sunday Daddy and I was terribly pleased to see you again [/underlined]
Since then nothing special has happened – just lessons -!
I have played hockey every day this week and enjoyed it very much – Di is vice hockey captain for our house and she is also in the first eleven for school (it is
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her star game)
By the way I’ve got a chance of getting into the house hockey team if I play hard. I do hope I will – and I want to try for the Badminton as well
Tomorrow afternoon we will be going into Matlock to do some shopping - and after tea there is a Quiz – between the houses.
Six people out of each house are going to have questions pattered at them –
Sir has got to answer questions on sport and I have got to answer the Literature ones –
By the way, Mummy, could you go down to the Smiths on Hale Station and ask if they managed to get hold of the “Green Dolphin Country by Elizabeth Gauge [sic] for me
I have settled down now and am enjoying this term very much.
I was a bit muddled at the [missing word] beging [/missing word] of the week about arranging my preps
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And all the lessons seemed so hard to do but I’ve got fairly straight now I am O.K. again.
Please give my love to Margaret when you see her, and keep lots for both of you
I remain, always your affectionate
[underlined] Rosemary [/underlined]
Xxx

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R Lapham, “Letter from Rosemary Chadwick to parents,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed November 21, 2019, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/10420.

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