People, pets, etc.
During transcription, any new names encountered are posted here with a description.
Alice, Miss Alice - Alice baird, Headmistress of St James's School, Malvern
Annie - Annie Schofield had been in the employ of the fmamily for ages - she had originally been employed as a young girl to be nursemaid to Heather's mother.
Bobby Britain - ???
Bong - a dog
Mr ECCLES - from Livingstone
G. or Gervas - Betty's husband.
George Carter - ???
Gipsy Moth, Gipsy, Moth - One of the family's ponies.
J.E. Hodgson - Librarian of the Royal Aeronautical Society
Jane Thornewill - was at St.kames's school. She & Betty met again in 2000 at Elliscombe Park, Betty's last home. Curiously (and irrelevantly), a remote cousin of Gervas;s mother.
Green - a groom employed by the family.
JamRoll - A Rolls Royce car presented to B-P at the 1929 Jamboree by the Boy Scouts of the World, who each contributed a penny. At that time, a common snack as a "jam roll" which cost a penny. The Car was a Rolls, and was presented at the Jamboree.
Jority - Heather's pony.
Juno - a car owned by the family.
Michael S. Gosling - m. Rachel Soames Q1 1937 Wetminster
Nigel Duncan - ??
Oliver R L L Plunkett - m. Jane Thornewill, Holyhead, Q4 1936
Peter - the elder brother of Heather and Betty.
Peter MacMillan - son of the Bishop of Guildford. m. Viola B M Molteno, S.W. Surrey, Q1 1937
Popham - ??? at Nottingham Road in Natal
Rachel H.M. Soames - b. Colchester, Q4 1914 Mother's maiden name Addinsell. A remote cousin of the mother of Heather & Betty..
Raymond Brocklehurst -
Ro, Rosie Clay - Rosemary, the only child of Gervas's father's brother Ernest Clay; she was a bridesmaid at Betty's wedding.
Rosalind de Renzy-Martin - a school friend who was a bridesmaid at Betty's wedding. in 1937 she accompanied Heather & her parents to India as secretary. In December, 1941, Rosalind was Secretary of the Guide Relief Committee
Rusty - a puppy
Shawgm - A black Labrador, given (and named for)
Monmouthshire (the A to make it prounouncable)
Twm - A terrier.
Viola B.M. Molteno -