Winifred Browne papers

  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 206 Liddle Collection DF 022
  • Dates of Creation
      1914-1918
  • Name of Creator
  • Language of Material
      English
  • Physical Description
      1 file; manuscript, typescript, and photographs Includes a British Red Cross badge and two British Red Cross medals

Scope and Content

Group photograph of Naval Officers (n.d.); 7 manuscript letters, one with press cutting, and three Christmas cards from Martin Hunter Collier, Lieutenant, RN (Royal Navy), serving in submarines E4, B1 and W2 and later lost at sea (Dec. 1914, 10 Apr. 1915-5 Apr. 1917, n.d.); 12 manuscript letters from unidentified lieutenant serving on HMS Fitzroy (n.d.); 2 letters from Reginald Haines, Headquarters, Northern Army, Norwich, to Rita Browne (sister) (6 Mar. 1917, 16 Mar. 1917); 7 photographs, one a group photograph relating to Violet Browne (sister) who served as a nurse during the First World War (n.d.); 8 manuscript letters, one typescript letter and two Christmas cards from George J. Dodgson, Lance Corporal, 3rd Battalion, Northumberland Fusiliers, formerly a patient of Violet Browne (25 Dec. 1916-2 Aug. 1918, n.d.); British Red Cross badge and two British Red Cross medals awarded to Violet Browne (n.d.); Summary notes relating to material in this collection (n.d.).

Administrative / Biographical History

Winifred Browne lived in Norwich during the First World War, with her elder sisters Gladys, Elsie, Rita and Violet. They often stayed in a holiday home overlooking the harbour at Gorleston.

Conditions Governing Access

Access is unrestricted

Acquisition Information

The papers were placed in the Collection by P. J. B. Mahony (son).

Note

In English

Other Finding Aids

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

Alternative Form Available

Microfilmed

Related Material

See GS 1044: Mahony, W (future husband).