BRACERS Notes

Record no. Notes, topics or text
131807

Re Griffiths' salary.

131808

On her salary.

131809

Re Rosen's abortive purchase of 41 Queen's Road.

131810

Re Sycamore laundry.

131811

BR's house at Richmond is being sold in a few days and he will send Popkin a cheque for income tax.

131812

Tylor asks BR to sign the counterpart lease for 29 Millbank.

131813

Re sale of 41 Queen's Road to Dr. Seale.

131814

Re insurance premiums; and sale of 41 Queen's Road.

131815

BR is willing "at all times to see John, [but] I am not willing to see Dora except for business purposes in the presence of my lawyer".

131816

Tylor thanks BR for his cheque in payment of his fees.

131817

The conveyance document (not present) for 41 Queen's Road is sent for signature.

131818

Re payment of school accounts.

131819

Mr. Proud (her solicitor) will inform Dora of BR's wishes.

131820

Re the lease for 29 Millbank.

131821

Re sale of 41 Queen's Road. The price was £4,100.

131822

Tylor pays a cheque into the Trustees' account.

131823

Dora through her solicitor says she has not been trying to see BR.

131824

Re part of the proceeds from the sale of 41 Queen's Road.

131825

Re £50 for Dora.

131826

Re another attempt to claim the Family Allowance. "I feel that this sort of meddling is intolerable.…"

131827

Re the Family Allowance payments.

131828

Re the Family Allowance payments.

131829

The letter (record 131828) has been dispatched to the Ministry of Pensions and National Insurance.

131830

Tylor encloses (not present) his firm's charges.

131831

An invoice for fees.

131832

In his firm's account, "Miss H.R.B. Russell Jones" is an error for "Miss H.R.B. Russell", i.e. Harriet.

131833

Tylor hopes he has quieted Dora's solicitor.

131834

Tylor has sent Dora's solicitor a cheque for £50.

131835

Re Christmas holidays for the grandchildren.

131836

BR is unwilling for the grandchildren to stay at Dora's flat without Griffiths.

131837

Re Plas Penrhyn's Counterpart lease endorsed with the Deed of Variation.

131838

Tylor encloses (not present) Dr. O'Neill's account for 3 guineas.

131839

Re payment for Dr. O'Neill.

131840

An announcement of the death of John Christopher Purvis Brunyate, a Coward Chance partner.

131841

Re the grandchildren. Dora (writing as Dora W. Grace) wishes to "be able to arrange matters as a family."

131842

Dora needs to know when the grandchildren will be with her. Her only income is from board and lodging from visitors at Carn Voel. She writes from 18 Manor Mansions, Belsize Grove, London NW3.

131843

Re the grandchildren's holidays. Typed on the verso of the letter at record 131735.

131844

A large number of dated and undated notes of expenses and bills re Amberley and the grandchildren.

131845

On the renewal of BR's passport.

131846

A request to reimburse the Trustees for Griffith's salary.

131847

BR encloses his wife's cheque for Griffith's wages.

131848

Tylor acknowledges a cheque.

131849

Re a visit by the grandchildren to Cornwall. Dora could meet them at Penzance Station if they could be put on the train in London.

131850

The grandchildren may go to Cornwall.

131851
131852

Dora confirms the travelling arrangements for the grandchildren and Griffiths.

131853

There is no need for Dora to do anything except meet the grandchildren at Penzance Station.

131854

Re the payment of £50 to Dora minus the train fares.

131855

BR encloses a cheque (not present).

Edith has typed "Plas Penrhyn (#29)" as the address. It must mean that the letter was written at 29 Millbank, with replies to be directed to Plas Penrhyn.

131856

Thanks for cheque.

131857

Tylor requests a cheque for Griffiths' salary to reimburse the Trustees.

131858

Thanks for cheque.

131859

Tylor encloses his invoice (not present).

131860

Thanks for cheque.

131861

Re the Deed of Covenant (14 April 1950) by which BR promised to pay John £75 per quarter.

131862

BR wishes to renew the covenant to pay John £75 per quarter.

131863

Tylor encloses (not present) a new Deed of Covenant for John.

131864

Re four insurance policies.

131865

Tylor quotes requests from Dora to her solicitors re the grandchildren not visiting in the summer and having John at Plas Penrhyn for 2 weeks. BR answered the letter by hand.

131866

Tylor is writing to Dora's solicitors but without an indication of what.

131867

Tylor requests Trustees' reimbursement of Griffiths' salary.

131868

Re the grandchildren's visit to London. Dora has "not really a bed for her [Griffiths] but will arrange somehow if she must come."

BR wrote in pencil on the letter: "Pad are 6.7". [He may mean that the Paddington Station tracks are 6 and 7.]

131869

Re the grandchildren's travel plans.

131870

A list of the travel arrangements.

131871

BR wishes to know whether Edith can be included in the Register of Voters. She has retained her American citizenship.

131872

Re removing Harriet Barry from Debrett's list of BR's children.

BR would like to stay on at 29 Millbank, being prepared to evacuate at short notice.

131873

Tylor reminds BR that his 29 Millbank lease doesn't expire until December 1958.

131874

A reminder of the ex gratia payment to Dora of £50.

131875

BR wants Dora's lawyers to know that 3 half return tickets from Penrhyndeudraeth to Paddington cost £6.4.6.

At top: "Plas Penrhyn (sent from #29)".

131876

Re payments, including Family Allowances.

131877

Re the grandchildren spending the Christmas holidays with John in Cornwall.

131878

The grandchildren can travel safely alone "if Dora can see them into the through train at Paddington and say a word to the guard."

BR asks about progress on Harriet and the peerage.

131879

Tylor has asked for appointment with Harriet.

131880

Re the grandchildren's journey to Cornwall and Harriet.

131881

Re the grandchildren's travel arrangements and Harriet (who has not replied).

131882

Re payments.

131883

Tylor quotes Harriet's letter to him.

131884

On BR's covenant of tax-free £50 for the next 10 years for Alan Wood's two sons, one of them being David Alan Russell Wood. The trustee is Ronald William Gordon Mackay.

"Plas Penrhyn (#29 Millbank)".

131885

See record 131884 for details of the covenant for the sons of Alan Wood.

131886

Tylor is preparing a codicil to cover the covenant for the sons of Alan Wood.

131887

John "knows that at any time when he so desires he can come and live here."

131888

Edith encloses a statement (not present) preferring cremation without ceremony.

131889

Re BR's will.

131890

On a new deed of covenant. Tylor tells BR that Alan Wood died yesterday and there is to be an inquest.

131891

BR asks if Tylor has done anything about Harriet. BR does not mention Alan Wood.

131892

Re Miss Griffiths.

131893
131894

Re Harriet.

131895

A note on Tylor's letter indicates BR is sending Chesterton's letter.

131896

Tylor thanks BR for the £50 cheque for Dora.

131897

Re Miss Griffiths. A note in the upper left corner states "What about Harriet?".

131898

Dora has reimbursed BR for the grandchildren's fares to and from London and Wales.

131899

Re Harriet. Tylor refers to affidavits filed with the custody proceedings (presumably in the early 1930s).

131900

On the grandchildren, Dora and the Easter holidays.

131901

On the grandchildren and the Easter holidays.

131902

On the grandchildren and the Easter holidays.

131903

Re the ex gratia payment of £50 to Dora.

131904

On Statutory Declarations by BR and Dora on Harriet Ruth Barry's parentage. (She changed her surname by deed poll.) They would describe how the incorrect birth entry came to be made.

Tylor says his firm's copies of the documents concerning custody were destroyed during the war.

131905

Tylor includes a note (not present) on his firm's charges for October 1957 to March 1958.

131906

BR is half-inclined to be satisfied with Harriet's having altered her surname by deed poll. BR does not know if Griffin Barry is still alive.

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