Margaret Bidlake papers

Scope and Content

Press cutting from the Daily Mail of map showing Zeppelin and aeroplane bombs dropped in London (31 Jan. 1919); 3 photographs (n.d.); 2 letters to her brother, Guy Bidlake, 2nd Lieutenant, 17th Corps Signal Company, Royal Engineers (20 Sep. 1916); Book, awarded as Reigate High School prize for Scripture, Footprints of the Son of Man by Herbert Mortimer Luckock (1902); Manuscript cookery book, compiled by her mother (1907).

Administrative / Biographical History

Margaret Bidlake was educated at Reigate High School. One of her brothers, H. C. K. Bidlake, 2nd Lieutenant and Acting Captain, 9th Battalion, Worcestershire Regiment, was killed in action in Mesopotamia, 1917.

Access Information

Access is unrestricted

Acquisition Information

The papers were placed in the Collection by Miss Elizabeth A. Forbes (niece). See Research Correspondence File.


In English

Other Finding Aids

Domestic Front catalogue (hard copy)

Alternative Form Available


Related Material

See MES 009: Bidlake, HCK (brother).