Evesham Journal 1960-1968 - History of Evesham Horticulture (original notes)

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Folder entitled Original Notes for History of Evesham Horticulture, containing correspondence and notes primarily about the Toddington estate and James Myatt. Toddington correspondence: (i) Letter dated 31st December 1960 from H W Matthews to Sidwell; (ii) Letter dated 4th December 1961 from Sidwell to The Right Honourable Lord Sudeley; (iii) Letter dated 7th December 1961 from Sudeley to Sidwell; (iv) Letter dated 8th December 1961 from Sidwell to Sudeley; (v) Letter dated 9th December 1961 from Sudeley to Sidwell; (vi) Letter dated 6th January 1962 from Sidwell to Christopher Elrington, Shire Hall, Gloucester. James Myatt correspondence: (vii) Letter dated 6th October 1961 from C W T Huddy, Librarian, Evesham Public Library, to Sidwell concerning James Myatt, with reference to Sidwell's article in that week's Evesham Journal about the family of James Myatt and mentions that B G Cox, Chairman of the Vale of Evesham Historical Society contributed a short article on James Myatt to The Evesham Journal for 27th March 1959 which said that he had been in touch with a granddaughter of James Myatt; (viii) Letter dated 8th October 1961 from Sidwell to B G Cox concerning James Myatt; (ix) Letter dated 10th October 1961 from C W Clarke, Evesham Journal, to Sidwell, enclosing a letter (not available); (x) Letter dated 14th October 1961 from Sidwell to Ronald Myatt; (xi) Letter dated 19th October 1961 from E R Myatt to Sidwell; (xii) Letter dated 26th October 1961 from Sidwell to E R Myatt; (xiii) Letter dated 13th November 1961 from Sidwell to Mr Myatt; (xiv) Letter dated 20th November 1961 from E R Myatt to Sidwell; (xv) Letter dated 6th January 1962 from Sidwell to the Vicar, St John the Evangelist, Brixton; (xvi) Letter dated 8th January 1962 from D J G Shewring, Vicar of St John the Evangelist, to Sidwell; (xvii) Letter dated 14th March 1962 from Sidwell to Reverend H Hedley, Lambeth Rectory; (xviii) Letter from H Hedley to Sidwell. Miscellaneous notes and correspondence: (xix) Letter dated 19th January 1961 from C W Clarke, Evesham Journal, to Sidwell concerning Oakes of Seaford Grange; (xx) Letter dated 7th November 1961 from C W T Huddy, Librarian, Evesham Library, to Sidwell; (xxi) Letter dated 30th December 1961 from Sidwell to Robert Payne, English Counties Periodicals Ltd, enclosing an article, Badsey, The Story of a Great Village; (xxii) Letter dated 5th January 1962 from J P Hopkins to Sidwell; (xxiii) Letter dated 6th January 1962 from Sidwell to J P Hopkins; (xxiv) Evesham Abbey, A Short History for Visitors, by Bengamin G Cox; (xxv) Rough notes; (xxvi) Letter dated 26th June 1969 from Mr V H Berry of Birmingham concerning his great-great-grandfather, James Myatt, a letter from the Editor's secretary of 4th July 1969, and a copy of the article, The Laurels, Home of James Myatt, published in The Evesham Journal of 24th September 1965.

Year Created: 1960-1968
Publication Date/Date Made: 1960-1968
Physical Characteristics (Dimension): 35.4 cm x 24 cm
Physical Characteristics (Description): Beige cardboard pocket file containing typed sheets of manuscript and handwritten notes
Donor or Creator of Records: Margaret Satchell
Provenance: Margaret Satchell was Ron Sidwell's neighbour and executor of his will
Nature of Acquisition: Gift
Accession Date: 2010
Access Conditions: Contact Archive Manager
Reference: 2401/RS/A/EJ/X