Gifts to Troops 26 Oct 14

 

 

 

Gift to the Troops at the Front

From The Queen and the Women of the Empire

 

DEVONSHIRE HOUSE

PICCADILLY

All communications to be addressed to The Lady in Waiting

 

Dear Miss Bamford

I am commanded by The Queen to thank you for your very kind gift of belts and for which I enclose a formal receipt.

Yours truly

 

 

Isobel Gathorne-Hardy

 

Lady in Waiting

 

 

 

18619

GIFT TO THE TROOPS AT THE FRONT

FROM THE QUEEN AND THE WOMEN OF THE EMPIRE

DEVONSHIRE HOUSE

PICCADILLY

 

Oct 26 1914

 

Received from Miss A. Bamford

A parcel containing Pairs of Socks Woollen Belts 2

 

 

Isobel Gathorne-Hardy

Lady in Waiting to the Queen.

 

 

Cover to Miss Bamford, 49 Pevensey Rd, St Leonards on Sea

 

Postmarked London SW Official Paid Oct 26 5.15 PM.

Cachet Lord Chamberlain St James’s Palace

 

The Assistant Archivist at the Royal Archives Windsor confirmed Lady Isobel Gathorne-Hardy’s official title was Woman of the Bedchamber to Queen Mary.  A post she held from 1914 to 1920

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