Audrey Humfrey Welsby

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  1. HA96

    HA96 Member

    born in 1892,she was secretary of thePresident of the international court The Hague in 1946
    Apparently in WW1 she was a clerical lady in MI5.

    Does anyone have more details?

    Stefan.
     
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  2. Tricky Dicky

    Tricky Dicky Don'tre member

    England & Wales, Civil Registration Birth Index, 1837-1915
    Name: Audrey Humfrey Welsby
    Registration Year: 1893
    Registration Quarter: Jan-Feb-Mar
    Registration district: Chester
    Parishes for this Registration District: View Ecclesiastical Parishes associated with this Registration District
    Inferred County: Cheshire
    Volume: 8a
    Page: 395

    England & Wales, National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills and Administrations), 1858-1966, 1973-1995
    Name: Audrey Humfrey Welsby
    Death Date: 8 May 1956
    Death Place: Holland
    Probate Date: 14 Aug 1956
    Registry: Chester, England

    The attached actually states she was living in Holland but died in Switzerland
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    There may be items of interest in this thread - I haven't read throught it - Welsby family of Chester (Cheshire Lookup Requests) Page 4 RootsChat.Com

    TD
     
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  4. Guy Hudson

    Guy Hudson Looker-upper

    Stefan,
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    Cheshire Observer 20th July 1940
     
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  5. harkness

    harkness Well-Known Member

    St Mary's Chester, baptisms:

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  6. harkness

    harkness Well-Known Member


    Passenger Lists Leaving Uk 1890-1960

    Name
    Miss Audrey Welsby
    Age 29
    Birth year 1893
    Occupation SECRETARY
    Address Chichester House, Chester
    Departure date 10-11-1922
    Departure port London
    Destination port Bombay
    Destination country India
    Ship name Caledonia
    Ship official number 102390
    Ship master's name H R HETHERINGTON
    Shipping line PENINSULAR & ORIENTAL STEAM NAVIGATION CO
    City LONDON
    Ship registered tonnage 3353.22
    Number of passengers 186
     
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  7. Tricky Dicky

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    Harkness - I note she went to the USA as well, but with my membership I cant access the passenger list - can you??

    TD
     
  8. Guy Hudson

    Guy Hudson Looker-upper

    Post-war to the United States
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  9. HA96

    HA96 Member

  10. Tricky Dicky

    Tricky Dicky Don'tre member

    We will have a meeting and discuss the options - :-P

    Tatiana Desparado - TD to my friends :rolleyes:
     
  11. 4jonboy

    4jonboy Daughter of a 56 Recce

    I cannot add anything to help with Stefan's request, but I would just like to say that this is another of those great threads where very knowledgeable forum members find an amazing amount of information. There are some clever guys out there, well done.:) Oh I do like the forum;).

    Lesley
     
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  12. CL1

    CL1 116th LAA and 92nd (Loyals) LAA,Royal Artillery Patron

    Lesley I second that excellent work from the members of this forum.
    We are also getting more people joining and starting new threads or opening old threads which members are also adding info .

    regards
    Clive
     
  13. Tricky Dicky

    Tricky Dicky Don'tre member

    Thats all very well but ...............................
    How do we solve a problem like Maria, sorry I mean Stefan - with Xmas coming up soon :whistle:

    TD
     
  14. HA96

    HA96 Member

    OK TD,
    let's meet half way in week 1 of October, I buy you a beer or two. Please send me a PM and I tell you whee we could meet.:cheers:
     
  15. harkness

    harkness Well-Known Member

    Sorry TD, my time at the library ran out.

    She was away from home on the night of the 1911 census:
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  16. harkness

    harkness Well-Known Member

    This is probably why (The Times, Aug 19, 1912):

    Welsby_1912.jpg
     
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