Once she had learned how to use both ABC and single-needle telegraph machines, she was qualified to be in charge of a sub-post office. She worked here (despite serious problems with her superior, Walter Chapman
, the mentally unstable postmaster at Grayshott, murdered his wife Emily
, not long after FT
ceased working at Grayshott Post Office
Lindsay, Gillian. Flora Thompson: The Story of the Lark Rise Writer. Hale, 1996.