Marie Lloyd 1870-1922 Music Hall
Marie Lloyd (1870-1922)

From her later years. Dedicated to the Author’s grandmother, Daisy Wood. Click Image to View in Lightbox

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Donald Connaughton Munro

A collage of the scope of his life (1902-55) from baby through to the Second World War. Photograph of photographs does not create high quality …

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DCM of Tonbridge OTC 1920

DCM was too young to serve in the Great War, but as a tall 16 year old in 1918 it was his misfortune to have …

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Author’s Father and Grandmother 1902

Rather more complicated to attire Mother & Son in those distant days

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Men about Town

Donald  Connaughton Munro (1902-55) centre London 1920s

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Freddy Author's Grandson

The author’s grandson, with his Mother and Sister

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Surgeon Robert Edward Swyer 7th Tower Hamlets RV. Died 31 Dec 1881
Surgeon Robert Edward Swyer (1822-81)

His portrait presented to him by Major Munro in 1875, after 10 years service in the Volunteers. Click Image to View in Lightbox

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Midge Gillies biography of Marie Lloyd
Midge Gillies’s biography of Marie Lloyd

Publisher’s book review extracts; 2001 edition (Link to Amazon) Click to View Image in Lightbox

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Ian Munro and Nephew

The author and his nephew. Click Image to View in Lightbox

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7th Tower Hamlets Rifle Volunteers
7th Tower Hamlets Rifle Volunteers – 1860

Contained within a Memorial Album presented to Robert Cooper Whayman in 1878 by his friend, Major Donald Munro, after 18 years service with the Rifles. …

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Marie Lloyd in Music Hall heyday
Marie Lloyd in her Music Hall heyday

A classic pose. Click Image to View in Lightbox

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Major Donald Munro (1832-88)
Major Donald Munro (1832-88)

From a Memorial Album of the 7th Tower Hamlets Rifle Volunteers – 1878. Promoted Colonel of the Regiment in 1886. Full honours Military Funeral. Preceding …

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Squadron Leader Wilfred Protheroe DFC
Squadron Leader Wilfred Protheroe DFC.

158 Squadron RAF. Born 1914, killed on active service over Germany 1942. Awarded posthumous Distinguished Flying Cross.  

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Marie Lloyd 50 birthday Music Hall
Marie Lloyd’s 50th Birthday

Article in the Journal of the British Music Hall Society in Spring 2006 Click to View Image in Lightbox

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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 …

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Max the Authors Grandson
Max, The Author’s Grandson

The author’s grandson Click the Image to View in Lightbox

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Donald Munro, Annie Munro, Harry Munro Folkstone
Donald, Annie (1870-1923) & Harry Munro

One of the earlier images in the author’s possession. Circa 1876, photographer’s studio in Folkestone. Click Image to View in Lightbox

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Marie LLoyd songs on CD Music Hall
Marie Lloyd’s songs on CD

Compiled 2002. Available from the admirable Bill Clark at You can listen to the opening track, “A Little Bit of What You Fancy Does …

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Marie Lloyd Family circa 1900
Marie Lloyd’s Family circa 1900

Marie Lloyd, born Matilda Alice Victoria Wood (1870-1922) was a renowned star of the Victorian & Edwardian era, whose name is always remembered in England …

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Marie Lloyd Centenary Service Sta Pauls Covent Garden
Marie Lloyd – Centenary Service 1970

Order of Service, St Paul’s Church Covent Garden London. 19 May 1970. Interested parties may contact the author for full text of the Order of …

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Evelyn Ian Munro Grandaughter
Evelyn, The Author’s Grandaughter

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Henry Munro (1873-1956) & Donald Munro (1872-1911)

Believed to date from the 1890s, this photograph is of two rather assured Victorians. A cousin writing in 2000, who knew Harry in his later …

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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 …

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