Album of Evelyne Radford, daughter of Jack Radford of Hale End Manor, Walthamstow, Essex, relating to country house parties in England and at Kildonan Lodge, Sutherland, to a cruise and a holiday in the South of France. Edit




  • 1893-1898. (Creation)


  • 0.05 linear metres (Whole)

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  • Scope and Contents

    The album is a record of the weekend and holiday social life of the Radford family, friends of the Drummond family, the Viscounts Strathallan. Evelyn Radford was the spinster daughter of Mrs and Mrs Jack Radford of Hale End Manor, near Walthamstow, Essex. Places visited include: Swaylands House, Penshurt, Kent; West Garty Lodge and Kildonan, Sutherland; Hale End Manor, Essex; Alderwasley, Matlock, Derbyshire; Fornham Park, Bury St Edmunds; The Briars, Byfleet, Surrey; Cranborne Hall, Windsor Forest, Meadford Rock, Toquay.

    The visits to Scotland took place in August - October of 1895- 1898. in addition to photographs and drawings of hunting and shooting scenes, there is verse and autographs of the holiday-makers, a dance programme and a drawing of a scene at a Gillies Dance at Kildonan. Only the visits to Sutherland have been indexed.

  • Conditions Governing Access

    Normal access conditions apply.

  • Immediate Source of Acquisition

    Bonhams , 22 Queen Street, Edinburgh, 20th August 2010.Lot 801.9 September 2010