Mary [Becker] to Arthur [Becker]

Archive Unit
  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 106 9/28/B/43
  • Former Reference
      GB 106 ALC/5369
  • Dates of Creation
      c.1890
  • Physical Description
      1 item

Scope and Content

Written from from Stratton Lodge to her brother. Undated letter from Mary (next sister to Lydia m. to John Henderson 1858) to her brother Arthur (1843-1921) (Date before the deaths of her aunts Eleanor (1894) and Lydia Anne (1895) but after the death of her aunt Eliza who married George P.Brown d.1883).

She says her aunt has decided to leave her and Essie (sister) each £100 a year. Her aunt is very much worried by continued letters from her brother-in-law G.P. Brown asking to make his home there and she says she will not have it. She has sent him a great deal of money this year. Has bad news from her son Joe about his wife May, wishes they were in England but coming over would be too expensive.