Molly Keen: Biographical Entry – Writing Lives

Molly Keen: Biographical Entry

2:449 KEEN, Molly, ‘Childhood Memories, 1903 to 1921’, TS, pp.35 (c.12,000 words). Brunel University Library.   Born 1903 in Hounslow. Father a master sign writer. 4th of 5 children (2 boys, 3 girls). Attended Roman Catholic School.   London Transport clerk; commenced a career in nursing in 1926.   Member of a Camera Club.   Descriptions of a happy childhood, recalling domestic chores; games; Empire Day; shops and retailing; ancestry and family details; impact of World War I; death of mother.

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