E & F went to Norwich, Ethel went to TSB to put £1,400 into Halifax Corporation at 9⅜ which we drew from Nottm who only offered 9⅛. Very hot, 83 FAR; in the lounge.
E & F refers to my grandmother Ethel May Cecilia Parkin and her friend Florrie Booth who was visiting from Kirkby, see Chapter 106.
For details of grandma and grandad’s investments, see Chapter 104.
Nottm refers to Nottingham.
FAR refers to Fahrenheit. 83° Fahrenheit converts to 28.3° Celsius.