Sub-sub-fonds AE - Mrs Catherine Whitney

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Mrs Catherine Whitney


  • 1962-1975 (Creation)

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Mrs Catherine Whitney, 1895-1982, was F. E. Llewellyn Jones's housekeeper and companion from his retirement in 1960 until his death in 1982. She was a Welsh speaking native of Merioneth and a former matron. She published an article on the Romanies and obviously shared many of her employer's interests. They are both buried in the same grave at Talgarth Church.

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The group comprises letters, many written during periods of hospitalisation, and reflect the mundane existence of long term patients. Some letters reflect her interests in antiquarian subjects.

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Arranged into two series: letters to and letters from Mrs Catherine Whitley.

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Preferred citation: AE

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  • Text: AE.