Greetings Cards from former sudents

Scope and Content

Collection of greetings cards and photographs sent by former students to (predominantly) the Secretary of the Bedford Physical Training College Students' Association with news of marriages and births. News of former students and announcements of marriages and births were reported in the Bedford Physical Training College Students' Association Annual Report. The collection contains contributions from the following:

Evelyn May Barker (née Bennett) - student (1925-1928): Christmas card enclosing b/w photograph of Evelyn Bennett and her husband, Captain John Norman Barker of the 4th Cavalry Brigade Signals India, on their wedding day on 11 September 1939

Gwen Craven (née Womersley) - student (1917-1920): Letter dated 5 June 1941 sent to Molly Petit with family news and enclosing b/w photograph of children. The photograph was removed and placed in a scrapbook located at PH 13/1

Margery Daunt (née Kenny-Jones) - student (1919-1922): Letter (dated c.1940s) sent to Molly Petit with family news and enclosing b/w photograph of children. The photograph is non-extant

Cicely Harpur (née Talbot) - student (1903-1905): Mounted b/w photograph of the son of Cicely Harpur, John Talbot Harpur, (born 2 January 1916) aged [5-6] years

Helen M. Heardman (née Thompson) - student (1913-1915): Christmas Greetings sent in 1940 to Molly Petit/Margaret Stansfeld enclosing b/w photographs of children - Belinda, Tamsin and James, aged 9, 8 and 2 years respectively. The photographs were removed and placed in a scrapbook located at PH 13/1

Janette Howorth (née Wallace) - student (1914-1916): Greetings card sent in 1944 to Molly Petit/Margaret Stansfeld containing b/w photograph of Janette Howorth and her two daughters, Mary and Margaret, aged 16 and 13 years respectively

Margaret F. Hutchence (née Neilson) - student (1912-1914): Mounted b/w photograph of the daughter of Margaret Hutchence, Pamela Jean, c.1918

Kathleen Jackson (née Atkins) - student (1906-1908): Mounted b/w photograph of the daughter of Kathleen Jackson, Barbara, aged 2 years, c.early-1910s

Cicely M. Kemp (née Fullmer) - student (1923-1926): Christmas Greetings sent in 1938 to Molly Petit/Margaret Stansfeld enclosing b/w photograph of the son of Cicely Kemp, John Noel Kemp. The photograph is non-extant

Prue Lindley - student (1934-1937): Greetings card sent (c.1940s) to Molly Petit/Margaret Stansfeld containing b/w group photograph of Bedford Physical Training College students leaning out of a window in Lansdowne Road

Kathleen Rimer (née Devereux) - student (1923-1926): Letter dated 8 June 1941 sent to Molly Petit with family news and enclosing b/w photograph of her child aged 18 months. The photograph was removed and placed in a scrapbook located at PH 13/1

Kathleen Shannon (née Petit) - student (1908-1910): Mounted b/w photograph of the daughter of Kathleen Shannon, c.1920s

Eileen Vernon (née Wolfenden) - student (1923-1926): Letter dated 13 June 1941 sent to Molly Petit with family news and enclosing b/w photographs of Eileen and her daughter, Tessa. The photographs were removed and placed in a scrapbook located at PH 13/1.