Richmond, Susanna (4 of 10).  National Life Stories: Artists' Lives

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  • Recording date

    2009-07-28, 2009-07-29, 2009-07-30, 2009-07-31

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    Interviewee's home, Rounton, North Yorkshire

  • Interviewees

    Richmond, Susanna, 1923- (speaker, female)

  • Interviewers

    Westley, Hester (speaker, female)

  • Abstract

    Part 4: [00:06:50] Bell family reaction to marriage of EB and HWR; HWR’s friendship with GB. [00:00:41] HWR’s enjoyment of visits to Rounton Grange; his interest in the life of the Bell family; composition of plays for the townspeople and HWR’s designing of posters for performances. [00:02:16] EB’s feelings about leaving Rounton. [00:02:40] ‘Endless cousins and things’ until SR was around 7; SR’s feelings about visits to Rounton. [00:03:30] EB played tunes every night with her mother. [00:04:25] Correspondence between EB and her parents. [00:04:50] SR born 1923; sisters Mary, Bridget [BR] and Valentine [VR]; EB married in July, sisters born in 1908, 1910, 1912; brother William [WR], born 1918; SR born 1923.

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