Notes from Jim Hingston's pocket book
Jim Hingston had spent long periods abroad and made the best of the opportunities for leave whilst HMS Recruit was undergoing a refit in dock in east London.
9 Mon Came to Slough
10 Tues Reading ?Rose Marie
11 Wed Crown Dance. Winnie came.
12 Thu Comedy. This was a Woman.
13 Fri Adelphi & Working (Slough)
14 Sat Haymarket (Circle)
15 Sun St Mary's church AM.
16 Mon Wisley & Windsor Rep
17 Tue Dragons Teeth.
18 Wed Ballet & Crown Dance
19 Thu Westminster & Windmill
20 Fri Ship & Hamlet
21 Sat Reading dance.
22 Sun Wisley
23 Mon Ship
24 Tue ? Stoll. Lisbon Story
25 Wed Home [to 3 Nov]
4 Sat Returned to duty
5 Sun Honor & Treeb to tea.
6 Mon Duty. [to 10 Nov]
11 Sat White House.
14 Tues St Martins with Joan - Bird in Hand
15 Wed Savoy & His Majesty's with Beryl.
16 Thur Peer Gynt with Treeb
17 Fri Slough, Palladium with Honor, & Odde[ninos?]
18 Sat White House for night.
19 Sun Albert Hall, & Slough.
20 Mon Ship on duty.
21 Tues Marg came
22 Wed Reading "Came to a City".
23 Thur Ship's dance.
24 Fri Slough. Ambassadors (Sweeter & Low) & Cafe Royal.
25 Sat At Slough.
26 Sun Ship. Pat came to tea.
27 Mon Ship's Party. Marge & Honor came.
28 Tues Ship's Party (small)
29 Wed Queens, with Pat, Sam & Peggy.
30 Thur To Sheerness.
1 Fri To Chatham.
2 Sat Ashore at Chatham.
4 Mon Duty.
5 Tue London. Summer Storm with Pat. Slough
6 Wed Returned to Chatham
7 Thur - 13 Wed [blank]
14 Thur Commence leave. Henry V. To Slough.
15 Fri Met Beryl. "While the Sun Shines".
16 Sat Western Approaches. With Pat to "Arms & the Man"
17 Sun With Beryl to the White House
18 Mon "Bartered Bride" with Popham
19 Tue Richard III with Beryl.
20 Wed To Stockport (with Pat to Rugby)
21 Thu To Grange
22 Fri OSU dance with Honor & Josie
23 Sat Mrs Duncans party
24 Sun Church AM
25 Christmas church AM. Josie came.
26 Tue Josie left. Mrs Moseleys party
27 Wed To London & Pantomime.
28 Thur Returned to ship. Evening party.