Letter to John Pendlebury from his father, with an envelope

Department Archive
Collection John Pendlebury Family Papers
Reference No. PEN 1/1/1/1
Level Item
Dates Sunday, April 07, 1918
Donor/Creator Pendlebury, Mr Herbert S
Scope and Content Congratulating John on a good school report [from Beaudesert Park School, Henley-in-Arden]; asking John to tell his mother that “the old men” (Doctors Sing, Powels and Kachbas) had enjoyed that evening with Herbert Pendlebury; mentioning that he would be having supper with Doctor Sing in order to meet Doctor and Mrs McCaskie; and commenting on his complexion. The letter was sent from 44 Brook Street, Grosvenor Square [London] to John who was staying with his mother at Herbert and Violet [Mitchell’s] house (Holly Bank, Bradford, Yorkshire). Herbert Pendlebury refers to the Mitchell’s as “Aunt Violet and Uncle H”.