Lydia Last papers

  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 206 Liddle Collection DF 073
  • Dates of Creation
  • Name of Creator
  • Language of Material
  • Physical Description
      1 file; manuscript, typescript, photographs, postcards, and press cuttings

Scope and Content

Manuscript letter of reference from Mrs E. Macmillan (26 Dec. 1928); Address book of Robert Edmund Last (1864-1939) (future father-in-law?) (n.d.); Identity card of Robert Edmund Last (b. 1902) (future husband?) (1919-1921); seven photographs, mounted and with captions (1919, n.d.); four silk postcards (n.d.); Diary scrapbook, with photograph and press cuttings, of Gladys Annie Last (25 Aug.-31 Dec. 1919); Typescript recollections (n.d.); Typed transcript of an interview with L. A. Last recorded by Patricia Lydia Coleman (daughter) (Jan. 1994).

Administrative / Biographical History

Lydia Annie Last (ne Weedon) (1902-1997) was born at Marylebone, London, and worked in domestic service towards the end of the First World War

Access Information

Access is unrestricted

Acquisition Information

The papers were placed in the Collection by Patricia Lydia Coleman (daughter) in 1994 and 1998


In English

Other Finding Aids

Domestic Front catalogue (hard copy)

Alternative Form Available


Related Material

Tape 1600: interview with LA Last recorded by Patricia Lydia Coleman (daughter) in Jan. 1994.