White Hart, Windsor

White Hart Hotel, Windsor, 1868

19 January 1904: ‘A cafe chantant for the Princess Christian’s Infant Nursery, which takes place in the Victoria Hall of the White Hart Hotel on Thursday afternoon next, is under the immediate patronage of her Royal Highness. A large number of entertainers have promised their services for the occasion, while Lady Evelyn Hely-Hutchinson, Lady Norah Hely-Hutchinson, the Hon. Violet Vivian, the Hon. Dorothy Vivian, the Hon. Margaret Bruce, and Miss Beryl Spencer Churchill will, dressed in the costume of various countries, sell articles peculiar to these nationalities, and many well-known ladies are to deal with the programme and act as waitresses.’

‘Windsor Royal Infirmary. The Committee beg to acknowledge with their grateful thanks the following gifts:- Collected at Willow Tree inn, Cotton Hall, Eton, £7 7s; workmen in employ of Messrs Nevile Reid & Co., £4; Crown and Cushion Slate Club, Eton; box at Crispin inn, Sunningdale, 5s 8d. Rabbits, from His Majesty the King and Sir Francis Tress Barry, Bart., M.P.; a grant of clothes, from the Berks and Bucks Needlework Guild; old linen, from the Misses Taylor and Mrs Goodhart; Christmas tree for the Children’s Ward, from the Hon. Mrs L. Cust; dolls, toys, &c., from the Masters de Paravicini, Mrs Creak and Mrs T. Dalton; a turkey, from the Rev. J. H. J. Ellison; and a case of wine, from the Mayor of Windsor, for the nurses and patients’ entertainments; a metaphone, from Mr C. Harrison; books from the Religious Tract Society; a scrap book for the children, from “A Friend” at Datchet; magazines, from the Countess of Arran, Captain Mugford, Mrs Ewen, Mrs Herbert, Mrs Bampfylde, Miss Dyer, the White Hart Hotel, and anonymously.’