This is the first letter that Florence always known as Rene to all the family wrote to Keith –

Letter Number 1 – 24th December 1936

A Manx Cat

Letter Number 2-6th April 1937

Letter Number 3 - 12-8-1937

Letter Number 4 - 8-11-1937

Letter Number 5 - 18-3-1938

Letter Number 6 - 27-6-1938

Letter Number 7 - 2-12-1938

Letter Number 8 - 29-7-1939

Letter Number 9 - 12-1-1940

Letter Number 10 - 25-4-1940

Letter Number 11 - 5-8-1940

Letter Number 12 - 10-12-1940

Letter Number 13 - 7-5-1941

Letter Number 14 - 27-6-1941

Letter Number 15 - 10-12-1941

Letter Number 16 - 21-7-1942

Letter Number 17 - 8-2-1943

Letter Number 18 - 11-5-1943

Letter Number 19 - 29-10-1943

Letter Number 20 - 22-12-1943

Letter Number 21 - 15-3-1944

Letter Number 22 - 29-6-1944

Letter Number 23 - 21-9-1944

Letter Number 24 - 24-11-1946

Letter Number 25 - 8-11-1947

Letter Number 26 - 16-11-1947

Letter Number 27 - 30-12 1947

Letter Number 28 - 22-3 1949

Letter Number 29 - 24-8-1948

Letter Number 30 - 10-5-1949

Letter Number 31 - 15-5-1949

Letter to Keith Webb from Henry Skeet- Date 15.2.1945

This letter was found by my sister Annette on the 28.8.2019 while looking for some knitting needles in Rene’s old knitting bag. 

Annette said that it was very delicate and torn on the creases, Rene must have opened it to read many many times.

The letter was from Henry Skeet in reply to Keith asking him for Rene’s hand in marriage

You will see that Keith had received it on the 3rd March 1945

Letter No 32 - 26.5.1949

Letter No 33 - 6.6.1949
Aboard- RMS Maloja on passage to Australia

RMS Maloja
The Peninsular and Oriental Steam Navigation Company

MALOJA (1923 to 1954) was one of the largest ships that could comfortably pass through the Suez Canal at that time. All cabins were above the main deck, there were special suites in the promenade deck in Louis XVI style, and particular attention was paid to the second class accommodation The interior design was in keeping with the high standards of the Line. The public rooms were luxurious, completely decorated and lofty. All first and second class cabins had portholes. The dining saloon seated 330; it was panelled in a neo-Georgian style, finished throughout in ivory white, with the doors and architraves in polished mahogany.

Tilbury Docks Railway Station

Letter Number 34 - Wednesday June 1949 ( Aboard RMS Maloja ) Aden - Yemen

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