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Tea parties

Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Letter to Eva Whyte, 1890 April 18

 Item — 1: Series 1 [39002100397224], Folder: 43
Call Number: MSS 19 , Series I
Scope and Contents: Addressed from Champion Lodge, Champion Hill, S.E. Letter from an illegible sender which says "is no good my writing nicely to you as you know how I write" an then goes on to say "Her and Val are fighting over their places for tea and I am writing on my lap as they are at the table". Also says that the old dressmaker is making her frocks and that she can only bring three to school.
Dates: 1890 April 18

Letter to Eva Whyte, circa 1880-1900

 Item — 2: Series 1; Series 2 [39002100397232], Folder: 76
Call Number: MSS 19 , Series I
Scope and Contents: Addressed from Mildmay Park. Wishes Eva a happy birthday. Tells her that she had a tea party for 1200 poor people and "they behaved so well and greatly enjoyed themselves" and another tea for 400 railway men. The Duchess of Edinburgh's three children spent three hours with the party for the railway men and enjoyed themselves.
Dates: circa 1880-1900

Whyte Family Correspondence

Call Number: MSS 19
Overview: The collection comprises correspondence sent to Eva, Lizzie Hester, and Sylvie Whyte by family and friends in the 1880s and 1890s, and provides insight into the lives of adolescent girls growing up in Victorian England in the fashionable Midlands town of Malvern, and their travels abroad.
Dates: 1880-1892