Series DP/RW - Rowland Watson Series

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Rowland Watson Series


  • 1842, 1900-1985 (Creation)

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60 files + 22 documents

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Rowland Leonard Watson [d. 15 November 1968], known to friends as "Watty", was a friend to Eleanor Farjeon and the descendants of the Dymock Poets. He was secretary of the fund to establish the Edward Thomas memorial at Steep. Watson was also a friend of the writer and scholar E H W Meyerstein [11 August 1889 - 12 September 1952], and became a joint executor of his will

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Deposited by Mrs Christina Dilley, granddaughter of Rowland Watson, via The Edward Thomas Fellowship on 28 November 2005 (G/11/05/2)

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