Ursula Chaloner papers

  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 206 Liddle Collection DF 024
  • Dates of Creation
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  • Language of Material
  • Physical Description
      1 file; manuscript, typescript, photographs, and printed material Includes British Red Cross certificates

Scope and Content

Manuscript letter from Isabel M. P. Browne (29 Apr. 1917); 3 manuscript letters from C. Theobold (31 Mar. 1918-15 Jan. 1919); 6 manuscript letters from British Red Cross colleagues, including Georgina Buckler, Isabel M. P. Browne, Dolly Nauheim, Eleanor Marter, C. Theobald, and Rosalind Denny, expressing sympathy following the death of R. G. H. Chaloner (brother), killed in action in 1917 (4 Apr.-14 Apr. 1917, n.d.); British Red Cross certificate (30 Apr. 1911); Typescript note relating to "The Office Club" (n.d.); British Red Cross badge (n.d.); Spencer & Co. Ltd Canteen token (n.d.); Certificate relating to the award of British Red Cross Special Badge and Order of St John of Jerusalem in England (7 Jan. 1916); Manuscript note from Spencer & Co. Ltd, Engineers and Founders, under government control, stating that there are no vacancies at present (18 Oct. 1918); Spencer & Co. Ltd Social Dinner and Dance invitation and programme (21 Dec. 1918); Refreshments coupon (n.d.); Two Spencer & Co. Ltd memoranda (29 Oct. 1918, 6 Jan. 1919); National Registration card (1915); Typescript note from R. Wallace & Co. Ltd relating to plants ordered by Lady Gisborough for the grave of R. G. H. Chaloner (19 Oct. 1928); Typescript note regarding Sergeant Harry Band, 15th Canadians (11 July 1915); Telegram (16 Dec. 1919); 6 photographs of Ursula Violet Chaloner and other munitions workers at Spencer & Co. Ltd, and one photograph of a bi-plane (n.d.); Imperial War Graves Commission booklet The Graves of the Fallen (n.d.); Summary notes relating to material in this collection (n.d.).

Administrative / Biographical History

Ursula Violet Chaloner worked for the British Red Cross at Carlton Terrace, London, until 1917 and then in munitions with Spencer & Co. Ltd, Engineers and Founders, under government control during the First World War, 1918-1919. She was known as The Honourable Miss Ursula Violet Chaloner.

Access Information

Access is unrestricted

Acquisition Information

The papers were placed in the Collection by Lord Gisborough.


In English

Other Finding Aids

Domestic Front catalogue (hard copy) http://www.leeds.ac.uk/library/spcoll/liddle/index.htm

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Related Material

See DF 024: Chaloner, B (sister). See also POW 015: Chaloner, TWPL (brother). See also GS 0279: Chaloner, RGH (brother).