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Mountbatten Digitisation Project: Countess Mountbatten of Burma Diaries 2

Countess Mountbatten of Burma
Countess Mountbatten of Burma

Welcome to the Mountbatten Papers Digitisation Project which will make available online for the first time papers of the late Louis, Earl Mountbatten of Burma, and Edwina, Countess Mountbatten of Burma, providing a fascinating insight into both their public and private lives.

This Diaries 2 page contains Lady Mountbatten's diaries, 1935-41. For other diaries of Lady Mountbatten, go to Lady Mountbatten Diaries 1 for 1923-34; Lady Mountbatten Diaries 3 for 1943-50; and Lady Mountbatten Diaries 4 for 1951-60. 

Go to Lord Mountbatten Diaries 1 for diaries, 1918, 1920, 1922-34; Lord Mountbatten Diaries 2 for 1935-42; Lord Mountbatten Diaries 3 for 1943-4, 1946-50; Lord Mountbatten Diaries 4 for 1951-60; Lord Mountbatten Diaries 5 for 1961-8 and appointment diaires 1956-7 and 1977-8; and Lord Mountbatten Diaries 6 for tour diaries 1969-78.

For Lady Mountbatten's correspondence with her husband go to Lady Mountbatten Correspondence 1 for 1921-6, Lady Mountbatten Correspondence 2 for 1927-36 and Lady Mountbatten Correspondence 3 for 1937 onwards.

Lord Mountbatten's correspondence to his wife can be found at Lord Mountbatten Correspondence.

Edwina was the elder of the two daughters of Wilfrid Ashley, Baron Mount Temple of Lee and his first wife, Amalia (Maudie), only child of Sir Ernest Cassel, financier and philanthropist. Edward VII, Edwina's grandfather's friend and client, was her godfather.

 

The digital copies of the diaries are below:

Lady Mountbatten's diary Number 13, Jan-Jun 1935

Lady Mountbatten's diary Number 13, Jul-Dec 1935

Lady Mountbatten's diary Number 14, Jan-Jun 1936

Lady Mountbatten's diary Number 14, Jul-Dec 1936

Lady Mountbatten's diary Number 15, Jan-Jun 1937

Lady Mountbatten's diary Number 15, Jul-Dec 1937

Lady Mountbatten's diary Number 16, Jan-Jun 1938

Lady Mountbatten's diary Number 16, Jul-Dec 1938

Lady Mountbatten's diary Number 17, Jan-Jun 1939

Lady Mountbatten's diary Number 17, Jul-Dec 1939

Lady Mountbatten's diary Number 18, Jan-Jun 1940

Lady Mountbatten's diary Number 18, Jul-Dec 1940

Lady Mountbatten's diary Number 19, Jan-Jun 1941

Lady Mountbatten's diary Number 19, Jul-Dec 1941

Transcript of Lady Mountbatten's diary Number 13, 1935

Transcript of Lady Mountbatten's diary Number 18, 1940

Transcript of Lady Mountbatten's diary Number 19, 1941

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