Bundle of correspondence and copy photograph

Scope and Content

The letter is from Duncan Darbishire to Philip Davies thanking him for a copy of the magazine 'Country Quest' and giving some details re the group photograph which was taken at Colonel Darbishire's home 'Plas Mawr' in Penmaenmawr.

[Prime Minister Gladstone and his wife were frequent visitors to Penmaenmawr. The photograph shows: back left [Watkin] Darbishire, back right Colonel Darbishire, front from the left Mr. and Mrs. Gladstone, Harold Dukinfield (Duncan Darbishire's grandfather) The Revd. Harry Drew (Gladstone's son-in-law married to Mary Gladstone). The two young boys are grandchildren, possibly sons of the Revd.. The photograph was taken on the occasion of Mr. and Mrs. Gladstone's last visit to Penmaenmawr in [1895] ]