Wednesday, 1 October 2014

John Richard Stubbs' diary for 1881


Major Duncan Stubbs' diary entry for 1 October 1914

Thursday 1 October
… A letter from Lt Hughes’ father saying that his son had been called up to the enquiry at Chatham on the loss of the cruisers & would probably not be able to get to the service but he might come north on Friday.  I met Madge in the afternoon, she had enjoyed her stay at Alnmouth & was very unhappy at coming back here & very disappointed that Hughes cannot come.

Tuesday, 30 September 2014

John Richard Stubbs' diary for 1880

This diary has interleaved (blue) blotting paper - which means more pages ...



Major Duncan Stubbs' diary entry for 30 September 1914

Wednesday 30 September
… Madge is coming back tomorrow [from Alnmouth] to see Lt Hughes who hopes to come here and go with me to the service on Friday.  It is most kind of him to come all this way and we are looking forward to seeing him immensely …

Sunday, 28 September 2014

John Richard Stubbs' diary for 1878



Major Duncan Stubbs' diary entry for 28 September 1914

Monday 28 Sept
I returned in the evening to Camp.  Mr Kitchen very kindly asked Madge to stay, which she was glad to do as she liked the place so much, so I left her there for a few days.  A memorial service is to be held at Ormesby on Friday at 5pm.