Diary sub-note: 10th [Sunday] after TrinityLammas Fire Insurance ceases1807. Gas first used to light London streets Knitted all the morning. Went to tea with the Coads. Lesley had a tennis party.
Diary sub-note: 1916. Captain Fryatt shot by the Germans We packed our trunks. June helped me. I played tennis with Fredie Beatty.
Diary sub-note: 1916. Sir William Ramsay, scientist, died Played to Drako. There was tennis coaching by Miss Wight. It was very sunny all day. I played tennis with Muriel.
Diary sub-note: 1870. Franco-Prussian War declared Had History and Composition exams. Played tennis with Diana Porter-Hargreaves against Tish & Freedie & then with Liz Fanshawe against Anne & Diana Phayre.
Diary sub-note: 1189. Henry II died Had JL? Tennis match. We beat them 5-4 matches. Bobby came & so did Daphne. Edie took a picture of my Woody for me. Susan went. She looked adorable in a blue evening dress.
Diary Sub-note: 1837. Accession of Queen VictoriaS.R. 4.42, S.S. 9.20 Played a tennis match against Horsley Towers & lost 1-6 matches. There was a thunder storm in the middle of the match. I fagged* on the hard court. *possibly tagged/lagged… Diary footnote, accompanying a photograph of a French Bulldog: FRENCH BULLDOG. Opinions are divided asContinue reading “June 20th 1936”