Women's Archive of Wales/Archif Menywod Cymru: Frances and Gwyneth Lewis of Swansea Papers

Scope and Content

Personal Papers of Frances Lewis and Family, 1938-1946; Freemasonry Papers of Frances Lewis, 1905-1983; Personal Papers of Gwyneth Lewis and Family, 1943-1956; Papers relating to the Coronation of HRH Queen Elizabeth II, 1953

Administrative / Biographical History

Frances Lewis was the aunt of the depositor. She married Mr J. J. Wilkins during the 1940s, and was a prominent member of the Swansea Branch of the Independent Order of Foresters, a women's masonic organisation. Her sister, Gwyneth Lewis, was the depositor's mother, and served as an Auxiliary Territorial Service (ATS) driver during the Second World War. In 1953, the sisters attended together the coronation of HRH Queen Elizabeth II.

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No restrictions

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A hard copy is available at the West Glamorgan Archive Service

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Usual copyright regulations apply.

Appraisal Information

All records received by the West Glamorgan Archive Service have been retained


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