Ashbee, Janet Elizabeth, 1877-1961 (née Forbes and wife of Charles Robert Ashbee)
- Existence: 1877 - 1961
Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:
Letter from Janet Ashbee (Hest Bank, near Lancaster) to Siegfried Sassoon congratulating him on receiving the Queen's Medal, 20 June 1957
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.
Expressing her surprise and delight at reading of his conversion: 'You will not know loneliness again'. See also MS Add.9852/9/8/62.
Thanking him for his reply and expressing her happiness at his conversion. See also MS Add.9852/9/8/23.
Praising 'The Old Century' and sharing reminiscences about 'Miss Stoy' and Weirleigh.
Thanking Sassoon for a letter he had sent.