Rose, Dorothy, 1889-1971 (later Thornycroft)
- Existence: 1889 - 1971
Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:
Sent from 2 Abby Crescent, Torquay. Thanking her for the target and darts (which was one of the best presents of many she received). She writes that Father [Edward Rose] gave Mother [Lizzie Rose] a camera; they stayed at Ipswich for Christmas, and are now at Torquay for the rest of her holidays; her parents gave her roller-skates and she had been on the pier as there is a rink and they can also be hired for 6d an hour.
Sent from 36 Upper Addison Gardens, W., London. Writing that they went to see Julius Caesar (play) and took Freda Garret with them. Dorothy gives a full account of the play.
Hoping she had arrived safely and was having fine weather. Dorothy writes that she is sending Grandfather the matchbox and asks her mother to give the other page to him (other page not present). [The Grandfather mentioned is Lizzie Rose’s father John Gould, a farm labourer, of Thornford. Her mother had died 1897 at 57].
On paper decorated with roses.