Bourne/Broadbent

Bourne/Broadbent Papers: Box 12

Papers of Mrs M.W. Broadbent.

  1. Folder containing minutes of the meetings of the Jerusalem and the East Mission, 1961-1964 and associated papers.
  2. Diary, 1930-1934. Five-year diary with daily entries for four years, starting on the day of MWB’s wedding to George Broadbent, 30.4.1930.
  3. Diary, 1941. Diary with entries covering a journey from Alexandria to Cape Town, 1941.
  4. Union Bank of Switzerland diary, 1948. Covering a journey from Jerusalem to Reigate, 1948
  5. Household inventory book, 1935.
  6. Passenger list for SS City of Nagpur, October 1924
  7. A nature calendar for Egypt.

 

 

 

Bourne/Broadbent Papers: Box 11

Papers of Marjorie Broadbent, nee Bourne.

4 folders of letters written by Marjorie Broadbent to her mother, Hilda Bourne. Letters describe social and domestic life in Jerusalem, Palestine and Egypt, 1925-1949. Includes one extensive set of diary-letters written from Palestine, 1928-29.

Bourne/Broadbent Papers: Box 10

Papers of Marjorie and George Broadbent.

Folder 1:

 

 

Bourne/Broadbent Papers: Box 9

Papers of Marjorie Broadbent, nee Bourne:

Folder 1:

Letters of congratulation from friends and family on the birth of her daughter, Clare, in February 1932.

Bourne/Broadbent Papers: Box 8

Papers of Marjorie Broadbent, nee Bourne:

Folder 1:

Folder 2:

Bourne/Broadbent Papers: Box 7

Papers of Marjorie Broadbent, nee Bourne:

Folder 1:

Letters from George Broadbent to Marjorie Bourne, written while both were in Palestine, GRB working for Barclay’s bank, MWB for the Department of Antiquities. Letters their engagement and wedding plans. January to March 1930.

Bourne/Broadbent Family: Box 6

Papers of Marjorie Broadbent, nee Bourne:

Folder 1:

Letters from George Broadbent to Marjorie Bourne, written while both were in Palestine, GRB working for Barclay’s bank, MWB for the Department of Antiquities. Letters detail the beginning and course of their courtship, engagement and wedding plans. January to September 1929.

Folder 2:

Further letters from George Broadbent to Marjorie Bourne, October to December, 1929.

Bourne/Broadbent Family: Box 5

Papers of Marjorie Broadbent, nee Bourne:

Folder 1:

Letters from Hilda M. Bourne to her daughter Marjorie, 1928. Each letter includes a diary of events in Mrs Bourne’s social and domestic life, including anecdotes about village events, the Women’s Institute, amateur dramatics and local and family news. 33 letters.

Bourne/Broadbent Family: Box 4

Papers of Hilda Bourne and Marjorie Broadbent (nee Bourne).

Donated by Carol Broadbent.


  1. ┬áHousekeeping book, entitled ‘Enquire within’. Containing lists of stores and traders for household necessities, inventory lists of household goods, addresses, plans, menus and provisioning lists for social events and memorabilia of family life in India.
  2. Folder of contents of an envelope marked ‘Odds and ends’ relating to the social life of Marjorie Bourne while in Palestine, 1925-1930. Programmes from social events, invitations, social letters.
  3. Collection of invitations and dance cards of Marjorie Bourne in Palestine, 1925-1930.

 

Bourne/Broadbent Family: Box 3

Papers of:
1) Sir A.G. Bourne, Professor of Biology, Presidency College, Madras 1886; Director of Public Instruction, Madras 1903; Additional Member, Legislative Council 1903; Director of the Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore.
2) J.M. Bourne, a railway engineer in Madras Province 1903-1918.
3) H.M. Bourne, wife of J.M. Bourne. Includes a memoir, ‘It was like this’.
4) M.W. Broadbent, daughter of the above, worked in department of antiquities, Jerusalem before marriage in 1930.


 

Two copies of early drafts of ‘It was like this’, a memoir by Mrs Hilda Bourne. One copy is the hand-written original, the second a typescript copy.