Letters and papers relating to Hilda M. A. Squire and her family

Scope and Content

Contents include: (item 1) Letter from Elizabeth Wilkinson to her parents about her education, Leeds, 22 December 1836; (item 9) Fragment of diary of Agnes Mary Squire, 1878, referring to the arrival of Cleopatra's Needle in London, 3 ff.; (item 11) Some recollections of my young days by Agnes Mary Christy (ne Squire), ca.1948, 13 ff.; (item 15) Letter of condolence from Princess Helena of Schleswig-Holstein to M. L. Squire, 12 June 1917; (item 23) Letter from Beatrice Webb to Rose E. Squire, Liphook, Hants., 11 June 1927

Administrative / Biographical History

Hilda Squire was a hospital almoner. She was the daughter of a London doctor, Edward Squire, who had been interested in issues of public health and hygiene. Her grandfather, Dr. William Squire, was physician to Lord Cardigan (of the Crimean campaign)

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Acquisition Information

Gift of Mrs Elizabeth Ray, April 1992


In English

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