Dear Mrs Pennyman: Letters to the Secretary of the King's Own Scottish Borderers Widows and Orphans Fund

  • Higgins, Roisin (PI)

Project: Other

Project Details


Funded by the Heritage Lottery, this is a public history project centred around letters found in Ormesby Hall in Middlesbrough. The project is carrying out research into the lives of women who wrote to Mary Pennyman in her capacity as Secretary of the King’s Own Scottish Borderers Widows and Orphans Fund. Volunteer researchers have found stories of women’s hardship and resilience in the years after the First World War.
Effective start/end date1/11/1528/02/19


  • Heritage Lottery Fund


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