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Personal Letters
Personal letters to and from the Rugby League Player Dai Jenkins
  • RFL/AV/1/5/1/1/1

    Letter from Dai Jenkins to Edna Fox written from Hotel Terminus, Carcassonne Item

    1938
    Mentions the team's last rugby match, when they lost; the hot weather and how he felt about France and a bull fight he saw. Addresses to Edna in Treherbert. Envelope also contains a small newspaper clipping of the Leeds team. This was when Dai Jenkins was on loan to Hunslet for their tour of France.
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  • RFL/AV/1/5/1/1/2

    Letter from Nick, 380 Moseley Road, Balsall Heath, Birmingham to Dai Jenkins Item

    12 Mar 1939
    Signed 'your old pal Nick'. Mentions Dai's 'misfortune' and that he may miss the forthcoming French match.
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  • RFL/AV/1/5/1/1/3

    Letter and envelope to Dai Jenkins from J Vaughan, Treorchy Item

    19 Mar 1939
    Asking Dai to sign an enclosed receipt, mentions collecting premiums from his mother's address and paying Dai's mother on Tuesday.
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  • RFL/AV/1/5/1/1/4

    Letter from Nick, 380 Moseley Road, Balsall Heath, Birmingham to Dai Jenkins Item

    31 Mar 1939
    Signed 'Nick', arranging to visit Dai and Edna the following Sunday, by train.
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  • RFL/AV/1/5/1/1/5

    Letter and envelope to Dai Jenkins and Edna from Rocyn and Betty Item

    26 Apr 1939
    Mentions the Farr fight [Tommy Farr v Larry Gains at Cardiff], Leeds not having any luck, unemployment, darts
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  • RFL/AV/1/5/1/1/6

    Easter card and envelope to Dai Jenkins' from his mother Item

    c1939
    Wishing Dai and Edna A Happy Easter
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  • RFL/AV/1/5/1/1/7

    Envelopes addressed to Dai Jenkins Item

    1939-1942
    Addresses in Leeds and Treherbert, Wales.
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  • RFL/AV/1/5/1/1/8

    Letter and envelope to David (Dai Jenkins) and Edna from Rachel Jenkins (Dai's mother) Item

    1939-1942
    Asks Dai not to send skates for her other children as they are banned in schools. Dated 1 May (no year)
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  • RFL/AV/1/5/1/1/9

    Letter to David (Dai Jenkins) and Edna from Rachel Jenkins (Dai's mother) Item

    1939-1942
    Mentioning Elwyn and friends.
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  • RFL/AV/1/5/1/1/10

    Letter to David (Dai Jenkins) and Edna from Rachel Jenkins (Dai's mother) re Income Tax Item

    1939-1942
    Talks about Elwyn and mentioning Dai's Income Tax and that he is/was supporting his mother and 2 small brothers.
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