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  • Temporal Coverage starts with "1935"

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Refers to his mother's new hair style, including a sketch drawing. Also writes about the farm, including looking after the geese and briefly mentions Skegness. Includes some small pencil drawings of people and birds.

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Writes about the farm, hatching eggs and the garden, detailing the flowers. Includes illustrations of plants, hatching eggs, animals and people.

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Lists recently sold calves, prices and the names of their new owners. Comments on the sales process and about taking the pigs to market, includes amounts made from their sale also. Includes drawings of the cow auction and market.

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Writes about farm animals and a recent visit to the college. Illustrated with pictures of animals and people. The last page is a coloured, comic strip style drawing about chickens on the farm.

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Writes of the weather, a visit to Fillingham Castle, acquaintances, new kittens, geese laying and family members. Includes a number of drawings of people, places and animals.

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Relates a visit to Belvoir Castle, Nottingham and Wollerton (sic) Park via a series of captioned drawings. Then includes a illustrated story or stories.

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Written in dialect as 'Johnathan Trumpitt', including small illustrations.

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Writes about Stainless Stephen, a thunderstorm ('mother covered up the mirror and fender') and the garden and includes a number of drawings of people and coloured flowers.

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Writes about eating duck and chickens laying eggs. Illustrated with coloured drawings of their garden, including flowers and chickens and two comic strip style cartoons.

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Billy mixes real events with fantasy stories, illustrated with small people and animals.

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Pass part 1 and 2 of the law tripos in 1935 and 1936 at Trinity College Cambridge. On the reverse 'Mr Donaldson obtained honours in the law tripos, being placed in the third class in both parts'.

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Includes certificate of competency, details of holder. renewals in 1935, 35, 37, 38, 39.

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Letter from David Boldy to his father with general conversation about attending St. Joseph’s College, Naini Tal, Comments on his school studies and that his mother comes to visit him on a fairly regular basis.

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Letter from David Boldy to his father with general conversation about attending St. Joseph’s College, Naini Tal. Describes school activities; swimming, football and cricket. Two nuns died in the local convent and the local hills have suffered from…

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Letter from David Boldy to his father with general conversation about attending St. Joseph’s College, Naini Tal. Recounts his visits from his mother, attending a convent concert and being given a day’s holiday from school. School sports…

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Letter from David Boldy to his father with general conversation about attending St. Joseph’s College, Naini Tal. Discusses about his brother, Steve having electric treatment for his arm and that it is improving. His mother visits regularly and had…

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Letter from David Boldy to his father with general conversation about attending St. Joseph’s College, Naini Tal. Describes staying a night at the Grand Hotel with his mother, plus the upcoming school concert and other school activities.

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Letter from David Boldy to his father with general conversation about attending St. Joseph’s College, Naini Tal. Discusses his brother Steve and health issues, as well as cricket, school studies and the concert where he will be playing the piano.

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Letter from David Boldy to his father with general conversation about attending St. Joseph’s College, Naini Tal. Description given about school activities, including playing in the orchestra, having injections and playing in football tournaments.…

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Letter from David Boldy to his father with general conversation about attending St. Joseph’s College, Naini Tal and the weather.

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Letter from David Boldy to his father with general conversation about attending St. Joseph’s College, Naini Tal. School is finishing for the year and the school camp will soon take place, in Bawali. Descriptions are provided of school sports day,…

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Letter from David Boldy to his father with general conversation about attending St. Joseph’s College, Naini Tal.
Thanks were given for newspaper clippings his father sends. School camp has just finished and he won one of the shooting…

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Pilots flying log book for A J Turner, covering the period from 18 February 1935 to 31st August 1939. Detailing his flying training and pre-war flying duties with 216 Squadron and 9 Squadron. He was stationed in Egypt and at RAF Aldergrove, RAF…

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Pilots flying log book for P I Harris, covering the period from 12 January 1932 to 29 September 1937. Detailing his flying training and pre war flying duties with 35, 6 and 47 squadrons. He was stationed at RAF Digby, RAF Bircham Newton, RAF Ramleh,…

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Account of John Mitchell's career in the Royal Air Force from Oct 1934 until November 1957. Writes of his early ambitions to fly, and joining the RAF as a wireless operator. Describes his training and early postings to Worthy Down on Vickers…
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