Letter to Mr and Mrs Douglas Hudson from his parents

EHudsonP-HEHudsonJD-A450325-0002.jpg
EHudsonP-HEHudsonJD-A450325-0003.jpg
EHudsonP-HEHudsonJD-A450325-0004.jpg
EHudsonP-HEHudsonJD-A450325-0001.jpg

Title

Letter to Mr and Mrs Douglas Hudson from his parents

Description

Addresses to them as children which they would always be to them. Says thinking of them on the first day of their holiday. Mentions weather and journey and writes of other activities. Letter day after Douglas's marriage to Alice on 24 March 1945.
Additional information was kindly provided by the donor.

Creator

Publisher

IBCC Digital Archive

Date

1945-03-25

Contributor

Rights

This content is available under a CC BY-NC 4.0 International license (Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0). It has been published ‘as is’ and may contain inaccuracies or culturally inappropriate references that do not necessarily reflect the official policy or position of the University of Lincoln or the International Bomber Command Centre. For more information, visit https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/4.0/ and https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/legal.

Format

Three page handwritten letter and envelope

Language

Identifier

EHudsonP-HEHudsonJD-A450325

Temporal Coverage

Transcription

Letter from home day after Douglas’ marriage to Alice 24 March 1945
[page break]
[postmark]
[postage stamp]
F/O J. D. Hudson D.F.C. &
Mrs Hudson L.R.A.M. A.R.C.M
C/o Miss Taylor
Arlecdon
Hawshead
Lancs.
[page break]
191 Halifax Rd.
Nelson Lancs.
Sunday 25/3/45
My dear “Children”.
And it is no use Douglas saying “I wish you wouldn’t say my boy” because I suppose you will always be children to us.
My little note is just to say how much we are thinking of you both during this first day of your holiday. I [underlined] was [/underlined] sorry to hear rain pattering on the window this morning but it cleared again about 11 a.m. & is quite pleasant again tho’ there’s not much sunshine.
We were all so glad that
[page break]
we got in a first-class carriage & rode most comfortably until we got to Bank Top where the football crowds rushed the train & we travelled to Nelson with [underlined] 27 [/underlined] passengers in our carriage. We got in home about 6 & had a nice rest before proceeding to the worst cinema show I’ve ever seen. (“Dad’s luck again as Miss Chester said”). She came back with us for another cup of tea & I’ve bid her goodnight at 11-40. She told us this a.m. that Mr & Mrs Chester were waiting [inserted] up [/inserted] for her, to hear all the news which I thought rather nice of them. Now I must say
[page break]
Goodbye to you both.
With all our love & every good wish from
Mother & Dad.

Collection

Citation

P Hudson, “Letter to Mr and Mrs Douglas Hudson from his parents,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed August 3, 2021, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/23834.

Item Relations

This item has no relations.