File H/13 - Papers regarding the adoption of Jennifer Longford

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Papers regarding the adoption of Jennifer Longford


  • 1931-1938 (Creation)

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11 ff. (1 folder).

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File contains a letter, dated 17 May 1938, from John Morris, solicitor, Fleet Street, London, to Frances Stevenson relating to the proposed Adoption Order for her daughter Jennifer and his effort to persuade the Official Solicitor that a domiciliary visit is unnecessary in this case (f. 1); a letter, dated 27 June 1938, from John Morris, solicitor, Fleet Street, London, to Frances Stevenson relating to the adoption of her daughter Jennifer noting that he has appeared before the Judge and obtained the Adoption Order which will be lodged with the Superintendent Registrar of Births and will remain a secret document and that the birth will now be registered in the Adoption Register (f. 2); a photocopy of a Trust Instrument, dated 3 March 1931, from Frances Stevenson to her sister Muriel Stevenson and to John Ernest Morris, solicitor, relating to property known as Ingleton, Sandy Lane, Cobham, with provision for an income from the trust fund to Jennifer Stevenson (ff. 3-9); and a copy of Jennifer Stevenson's horoscope (f. 10).

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Foliated in March 2023, prior to digitisation.

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Readers consulting modern papers in the National Library of Wales are required to abide by the conditions noted on the 'Modern papers - data protection' form issued with their Readers' Tickets.

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Usual copyright restrictions apply.

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  • English

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Digital version available (June 2023)

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Preferred citation: H/13.


These items were loaned to the National Library of Wales in 2013 and digitised. The catalogue entry for the digitised items can be found in G1/20, G1/21, G2/23 and G2/26.

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  • Text: H/13 (Box 12)