Josephine Butler to 'My very dear Friend' [Miss Forsaith]

Scope and Content

Photocopy of letter. Written from [Wooler, Northumberland]

She hopes to go to Cornhill [a village near by] on the 17th. Enjoyed a visit the day before from her son and his children who had tea in the garden though she could not enjoy them outside.

Administrative / Biographical History

'Catherine of Siena' by JE Butler 1879


A village on the Tweed in Northumberland. Famous for its fishing which Canon George enjoyed when he stayed there. See also letters of 18 Jun and 14 Jul 1904

'Irene' was the youngest child of George Grey Butler born in 1901 shortly before her mother's death

Biog: Catharine of Siena, Mr JP Thomasson