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Fowlds, Hilda, 1891-1932 (teacher)



  • Existence: 1891 - 1932


Hilda Fowlds became a teacher after graduating from London University. She was appointed headmistress of William Gibbs' School Faversham, Kent in 1921. She made several visits to Eastern Europe particularly Hungary where she made a number of friends. It was while visiting Hungary in September 1931 that she became one of some thirty people killed in the Biastorbagy railway disaster when the Budapest-Paris Express was derailed by a bomb.

Found in 1 Collection or Record:


Letter of Helen Lamb to H. Maw, sending edition of Hilda Fowld's poems, 1933

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9750/182
Scope and Contents From the Fonds:

Comprises single items or small collections, chiefly correspondence, donated to or purchased by Cambridge University Library. Together with a number of items and fragments found in Cambridge University Library books and bindings.

Dates: 1933
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