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Document Details


Title: Lady Rosemary Hills
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: Somerset Record Office. Somerset Archive and Record Service.
Collection: Exmoor Oral History Archive Collection
Description: Rosemary Hills is the eldest daughter of the Earl of Cromer, Lord Chamberlain to King George V. The family used to come for holidays to Alcombe, where her parents had bought a house. She much preferred the country to London and spent a year at Cannington Farm Institute, where she trapped mice under her bed in a bowl of water.
Original Language: English
Audio: [Audio available]
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1999 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Hills, Lady Rosemary, 1908-2004
Speaker gender: Female
Speaker date of birth: 1908
Speaker place of birth: London, England; England; United Kingdom; Europe
Speaker race: White
Age at speaking: 91
Document date: 1999
Locations discussed: England; Europe; Somerset, England; United Kingdom
Topics discussed - ASP terms: England; Europe; Exmoor (England)--Biography; Exmoor (England)--History; Moors (Wetlands)--England; Oral history; Somerset, England; United Kingdom
ASP release: 2006-01
Document code: OHI0033885-37177