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Wormald, Bessie, fl 1895-1947 (née Marchant)

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: fl 1895 - 1947

Biography

Wormald, Bessie (fl 1895-1947) née Marchant from Matfield

Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

 File — Box: MS Add.9375/665-1094: Box 3

Letter from Bessie [?Marchant] (Shepherds Bush) to husband Jack, mentioning Captain Sassoon's kindness and looking forward to a reunion ('I am allowed five shillings a week from the Sheriffs Fund'), 1910-1960 (most likely 1920s-30s)

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9375/1074
Scope and Contents From the Fonds:

A collection of 1094 letters, postcards and other items known as 'Sassoon's residual correspondence' although it does also include a number of items addressed to other persons particularly to his wife, Hester, and his mother, Theresa Thornycroft.

Dates: 1910-1960 (most likely 1920s-30s)
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
 File

Letter from Bessie Wormald (Dereham, Norfolk) to Siegfried Sassoon, 31 Oct. 1933

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9852/9/4/11
Scope and Contents

Letter from Sassoon's childhood friend, congratulating him on his engagement.

Dates: 31 Oct. 1933
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
 File

Letter from Bessie [Wormald] (Dereham, Norfolk) to Siegfried Sassoon, 29 Sep. 1938-30 Sep. 1938

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9852/9/6/10
Scope and Contents

Praising 'The Old Century', sharing reminiscences, and thanking Sassoon for his 'very kind and flattering' references to her. She remarks that she thought Sassoon was very hard on himself but felt his portrayal would give heart to other young people who felt that they were not successful academically.

Dates: 29 Sep. 1938-30 Sep. 1938
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
 File

Letter from Bessie Wormald (Hardingham, Norwich) to Siegfried Sassoon, 1 Jan. 1951

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9852/9/7/11
Scope and Contents

Letter from Sassoon's childhood friend, congratulating him on his CBE and giving news.

Dates: 1 Jan. 1951
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
 File

Letter from Bessie Wormald (Hardingham) to Siegfried Sassoon, 11 Jan. 1951

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9852/9/7/28
Scope and Contents

Thanking Sassoon for his letter and commenting on it.

Dates: 11 Jan. 1951
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
 Series — Box: MS Add.9375/260-664: Box 2

Letters from Bessie Marchant (Vine Lodge, Hardingham, Norfolk) to Siegfried Sassoon re loss of Sassoon's mother, own bereavement. (See ''The Old Century, and seven more years'' (1938) chapter IV), 27 July 1947-23 Aug. 1947

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9375/620-21
Scope and Contents From the Fonds:

A collection of 1094 letters, postcards and other items known as 'Sassoon's residual correspondence' although it does also include a number of items addressed to other persons particularly to his wife, Hester, and his mother, Theresa Thornycroft.

Dates: 27 July 1947-23 Aug. 1947
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).