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To G. S. Ffinden   5 September 1876

Summary

Sends £25 subscription, though he is not a churchman.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  George Sketchley Ffinden
Date:  5 Sept 1876
Classmark:  DAR 261.11: 11 (EH 88206063)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10590

To G. S. Ffinden   9 December 1876

Summary

Sends £9 for Down Coal and Clothing Club, consisting of £5 for self, £1 for his son George, and £3 for his son Francis.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  George Sketchley Ffinden
Date:  9 Dec 1876
Classmark:  The 19th Century Shop (dealers) (May 1990)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10706A

To G. S. Ffinden   31 January 1877

Summary

Encloses £25 contribution.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  George Sketchley Ffinden
Date:  31 Jan 1877
Classmark:  DAR 261.11: 12 (EH 88206064)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10823

To G.S. Ffinden   9 December 1878

Summary

Encloses a cheque for £5.5.0 for the Down Coal and Clothing Club.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  George Sketchley Ffinden
Date:  9 Dec 1878
Classmark:  John Wilson (dealer), Catalogue 64 (1988)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-11782A

To G. S. Ffinden   11 March 1879

Summary

Encloses cheque for Down Coal and Clothing Club.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  George Sketchley Ffinden
Date:  11 Mar 1879
Classmark:  Maggs Brothers (dealers) (catalogue 965)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-11924

To G. S. Ffinden   31 May 1879

Summary

CD’s sister-in-law, S. E. Wedgwood, is willing to refund £10 of the money paid for her land if the Ecclesiastical Commissioners will write saying she ought to do so, or if a qualified surveyor proves that the first measurement was wrong.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  George Sketchley Ffinden
Date:  31 May 1879
Classmark:  Bromley Central Library, Local Studies Library and Archives (P123/3/4)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12071

From G. S. Ffinden   31 May 1879

Summary

The official parish tithe map shows that a greater error than at first thought was made in measuring Miss Wedgwood’s land. She was overpaid £15 10s.

Author:  George Sketchley Ffinden
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  31 May 1879
Classmark:  Bromley Central Library, Local Studies Library and Archives (P123/3/4)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12074

To G. S. Ffinden   4 June 1879

Summary

Does not feel competent to judge on matters of measurement. R. B. Litchfield to look into case.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  George Sketchley Ffinden
Date:  4 June 1879
Classmark:  American Philosophical Society (Mss.B.D25.564)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12081

To G. S. Ffinden   11 November 1879

Summary

Encloses a cheque to the Down Coal and Clothing Club.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  George Sketchley Ffinden
Date:  11 Nov 1879
Classmark:  American Philosophical Society (Mss.B.D25.)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12308

From G. S. Ffinden   19 March 1880

Summary

A letter of resignation from the Down Schools Committee. He will send a cheque for balance in hand when he is informed as to whom it is to be sent.

Author:  George Sketchley Ffinden
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  19 Mar 1880
Classmark:  Bromley Central Library, Local Studies Library and Archives (P123/25/2)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12538A

To G. S. Ffinden   21 May [1872]

Summary

Sends £35 as his subscription towards the building of a vicarage.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  George Sketchley Ffinden
Date:  21 May [1872]
Classmark:  DAR 96: 122
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-8342

From Emma Darwin to G. S. Ffinden   [22? November 1873]

Summary

Darwins and Lubbocks wish to continue using the school room as a Reading Room for workers in the winter months and asks Ffinden to support them.

Author:  Emma Wedgwood; Emma Darwin
Addressee:  George Sketchley Ffinden
Date:  [22? November 1873]
Classmark:  Local Studies Library and Archives, Bromley Central Library (P/123/25/3/1/1)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-9121F

From G. S. Ffinden to Emma Darwin   24 December 1873

Summary

Answers Emma Darwin’s request that the school room be used in the winter as a Reading Room. Protests the Darwins approaching the Education Department directly.

Author:  George Sketchley Ffinden
Addressee:  Emma Wedgwood; Emma Darwin
Date:  24 Dec 1873
Classmark:  Bromley Central Library, Local Studies Library and Archives (P/123/25/3/5)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-9189F
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