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    Dora Powell 1893-1917

    Thank you so much for your hard work. As I am not conversant with family history protocols and abbreviations, I have sent your list to my niece who is. Dora was not a member of my family but I am very interested in her background as she died while working on the Land in the Great War ( my...
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    Dora Powell 1893-1917

    Thank you so much for this. I already have the reports of her death from Wiltshire newspapers - she lived in Wiltshire at this time but died in Gloucestershire. I will order the source you indicate when my local library is open and the ILL system is operating. My local archive won’t have it as...
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    Dora Powell 1893-1917

    Does anyone have any information about the family background of Dora Constance Powell who was born in Oxfordshire in 1893 and died in Gloucestershire in 1917 ? I have the newspaper report of her death and has started looking at census records but didn’t get very far before the lockdown of my...
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    Sidney Henton Carver. 1851, Gibralta.

    I wonder if anyone has further details of Sylvia Ruth Carver and her husband, E C Pennefather. He is described in the marriage announcement given in the thread as “O.E.T.A.” What does this refer to?
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    Sidney Henton Carver. 1851, Gibralta.

    [ The engagement is announced between Arthur Amyot Steward, of Wells Theological College, second son of the Rev. Canon Steward, of The Close, Salis- bury, and Miriam Agnes, third daughter of the late S. H. Carver, of Alexandria, and Mrs. Carver, of Laverstock Hall, Salisbury. The Times, Monday...
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    Sir Thomas d’Oyly Snow

    Thank you to everyone who has responded to my thread. I will see at the County Archive if I can find anything for Harriet and Catherine. It is possible that one of them was in Wilts in 1916 as those who were supporters of ‘Women on the Land’ were often willing to relocate to where they were...
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    Sir Thomas d’Oyly Snow

    I am looking for information about the sister of a General Snow who became matron of a training school for women land workers in 1916. There is a reference to her in Edith Olivier’s biography to “a very entertaining old Miss Snow as matron of our little hostel. She was the sister of a General...
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    Does anybody have information about Olive Awdry ( neeToswill) who got an MBE in1920

    Thank you to everyone who has helped with my Awdry querie, this has fleshed out my picture of her.
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    Sidney Henton Carver. 1851, Gibralta.

    I don’t know if this is of interest - I have been looking over my Downton WI material and have found a reference to a Mrs Ralph Carver who had just arrived from Egypt and at the second meeting of the WI ( 4 May 1916) gave a graphic description of the rescue of the officers and crew of the Taro...
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    Does anybody have information about Olive Awdry ( neeToswill) who got an MBE in1920

    I am looking for the details of several women in Wiltshire who were organising women in agriculture in the Great War. Does anybody have information about Olive Awdry who lived in Manningford and got the MBE in 1920?
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    Sidney Henton Carver. 1851, Gibralta.

    My previous massage should read ‘gave this up’
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    Sidney Henton Carver. 1851, Gibralta.

    Lavinia M Carver was the President of the Downton Women’s Institute, one of the first WIs to be established in Wiltshire. This started in April 1916, I do not know when she gave this iPad I have only read the minutes up to the end of the Great War.
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