Month: August 2014

Whitehall Chigwell Row Chigwell Essex

Whitehall Chigwell Row

This link will take you to text in the Essex County Council Archives relating to Whitehall Chigwell Row which was found in a 1920s Sale Catalogue . ECCA  reference  1/Mb/80/1/16. The home of Donald Munro from around 1870 until his death in 1888, set in 9 acres. http://seax.essexcc.gov.uk/result_details.aspx?ThisRecordsOffSet=2&id=303931

Daisy Wood (1877-1961)

An  article appeared on the Collectors’ Post website in 2002, and is reproduced in a Related File on this site by courtesy of Sydney Higgins, formerly of Camerino University, Italy A synopsis from 2006 has been published on Wikipedia http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Daisy_Wood

Major Donald Munro (1832-88)

A SCOTS/IRISH FAMILY IN THE EAST END OF LONDON

First published 1980 in the Journal of the East of London Family History Society Republished in the Journal 1999 Again Revised 2002/8 Edited and republished in the Journal  2015. Addendum May 2018   Great-grandfather Donald Munro was born in Tain, County of Ross in Scotland on 25 September 1832 and came to London probably around 1850. In July 1858 he married a Miss …

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Wartime Wedding Munro

A Wartime Wedding

All Saints Church Banstead Surrey. L to R: Daisy Violet Rose Munro(Wood), Donald Henry Munro, Donald Connaughton Munro, Edith Dora Hodson, Harry Hodson, Helen Graham Hodson (Hunter), Dorothy Grace Kent (Munro) Click the Image to View in Lightbox

Marie Lloyd - Arnold Bennett's reference in 1910

Marie Lloyd – Arnold Bennett’s reference in 1910

Novelist and playwright Arnold Bennett (1867-1931) writing on January 10th 1910. In referring to Marie as a Grandmother, Bennett erred. Her only daughter never had children and died in 1967. Extract published in The Call Boy, Journal of the British Music Hall Society, Summer Edition 2001. Refer also to Related File – Marie Lloyd Click …

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