Leyshon, Henry

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Personal papers and other material relating to the work of and positions held by Mr Henry Leyshon. The records include reports of the Executive Committee for Swansea of the Prince of Wales' National Relief Fund concerning local unemployment, distribution of fuel and clothing, Belgian refugees, work for women together with financial statement and statistical report 1914-1915; Coalfield Distress Fund circulars and papers 1929; form of application for assistance from Mayor of Swansea's Unemployment Relief Fund 1929; East Side District Nursing Association annual reports and accounts and related papers 1905-1940; obituary notice of Mrs Priscilla Jones of Windmill Terrace, St. Thomas, Swansea 1879; ticket for concert by Adelina Patti in Swansea with attached letter of reminiscences of Madame Patti 1884 and 1969; Swansea Corporation notice regarding street improvements to the owner of No. 28 Windmill Terrace, Swansea 1898; order of service for a memorial service for Queen Victoria at the Albert Hall, Swansea 1901; programme of memorial concert for Queen Victoria held at Swansea market 1901; pass-ticket for the cutting of the first sod of New Dock Swansea by King Edward VII 1904; miscellaneous newspapers and press-cuttings 1852-1961.

Administrative / Biographical History

Mr Henry Leyshon of Swansea was a committee member of the East Side District Nursing Association 1906-1912. The association was founded in 1905 when the first district nurse took up her duties. Henry Leyshon was later Chairman of the Association 1913-1919 and Honorary Treasurer 1914-1940.

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