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Gwilym (usually known as Gwil) was born in Barnsley on 7th June 1980 and moved to Haxby in 1987. He was the son of Joan and David and brother of Tom and Lizzy.He attended Ralph Butterfield and Joseph Rowntree Schools and York College. He was a member of the scouts in Haxby, the youth group at the Methodist church and later the Army Cadets at Strensall.He played in Rowntree’s Junior Band and the York Schools Orchestra. He was a keen runner and mountain biker. At the time of his death he was a student in Wrexham studying for a degree in electrical engineering.Gwil had a wide circle of friends...
Patsy seen here at her 40th wedding anniversary. She died on 27th November 2010.As one of her friends said:"A flame has gone out, but what a lot of bonfires she left behind."A seat in memory of Patsy has been installed opposite 131 Queens Road, Richmond, TW10 6HF. John lived here since he was 3 and in 1971 he and Patsy bought the house from his parents and their children Katharine, Matthew and Rachel (who was born in the house!) lived there until 1984.Here are their tributes given at her funeral:Katharine's TributeMatthew'sTributeRachel'sTributePatsy's favourite hymn was "O love that...
b. 23.12.1926 in Salisbury, Wiltshire (?)
d. 5.1.2012 at the Royal Bournemouth and Christchurch Hospital, Dorset
Father to Nikola Sarah (1963),
Brother to Mary, Uncle to Robert and Suzanne.
Originally from Staffordshire, he suffered badly from asthma as a child which was exacerbated by the Potteries so was sent by his family to live with his two maiden Aunts, who owned and ran the Albany Hotel on the banks of the river Avon in Fordingbridge, Hampshire.
After a short stint in the Army at the tail end of the War he began his working life as a Bank Clerk in the town. He...
Ingeborg Jones (nee Muller)b. 20.1.1927 in Bremen, Germany (?)d. 30.11.1979 at the Kinellar Nursing Home, Bournemouth, DorsetMother to Nikola Sarah (1963), Sister to Hilde (1919), Aunt to Claus, Peter and Brigitte.Sister to Annegret (1921), Aunt to Brigitte and Ursula.My mother came over from Germany after the war and was working as a window dresser in the late 1950's when she met my father at Fortes in Bournemouth. After I went to secondary school she resumed working part time, continuing her work for Fortes, notably recreating an Italian square with boutique shops overlooking an 'Open Air...
1961 was a very good year for Brendan Hayward.When he called in at Jack Hills Transport Cafe by Junction 10 of the M6 motorway in Walsall, he was just in time to see the boss Pat Hill, chase two very young ladies into the serving area. They were Marion Batterson and Virginia Smith. He couldn’t help but notice that Virginia had a smile to “light up a room”.Over the next few months they chatted. However, it took a Saturday night out with his friend Fred Foster at the Red Lion pub in Willenhall for his luck to take a turn for the better.The pub was quite crowded and while he was waiting to be...
Ceejay Cassidy Broadhead Born 1993 Passed away tragically on 15 August 2013 Aged just 19 years old Ceejay is the fifth child of Paul and Kay's six children, he was their youngest son.Ceejay was born in Poole and lived all his short life in Southbourne, he attended stourfield first and junior school and Ringwood comprehensive.Ceejay was a free spirit he loved his friends, and family, he enjoyed traveling on holidays with family and trip to Devon surfing with his friends. He loved Regga music ,and going to music festivals with his friends,and skateboarding and breaking bones! He was...
Lewis Dunton Surfer, Footballer, DJ and friend to all (especially the lonely or the shy) passed away on February 10th 2005.He lost his life to carbon monoxide poisoning having taken the embers of a supper bonfire into his tent to keep warm. He was on a beach in Morocco where he was surfing.Surfing had been Lewis’ life and had taken him all over the world. Football, cricket, music and girls also featured strongly. When not in the water he could often be found DJing somewhere. On a trip home from Australia he had a stopover in South Korea which became a six month spell teaching little Koreans...
Millicent Patrick was born Millicent Emily Pearce on 19th December 1923. She was the only daughter of one of three brothers, who each had a single daughter and no other offspring. Under the circumstances, it was only natural that the three girls, Beatrice, Millicent and Helen became more like sisters than cousins. For Beatrice's children, Roger and Judith, and their children and families, Millicent was always Auntie Milly.The family first knew Auntie Milly when she lived with her mother and father at Capstone Road, Bournemouth in a semi detached house next door to Auntie Lil, her mother's...
Peter James Happé was a loving, caring man who lived and grew up in Southbourne. He was devoted to his family and friends and lived life to the full. He particularly loved surfing and skateboarding with his friends and shared great memories that still live with us today.
His wife and two children live happily but miss him greatly. His tragic end, a motorbike accident, is still sore to all who knew him but we all celebrate his eventful life. R.I.P. By Molly Happé (Pete’s daughter)
James Alexander Foy was born on January 25th 1976As a child he was both independent and creative, being fond of drawing and making things, from Lego, Plasticine, old boxes or whatever… a proper Blue Peter Boy. He was a Beaver and then a Cub, learnt to swim in The Dolphin Swimming Club, gained a Brown belt in Shorinji Kempo, played badminton and tennis; he became a member of the Southbourne Tennis Club, and took up golf. He attended Pokesdown Primary School and later Portchester Secondary.He was happy at school, never caused or got into any trouble but this did not mean he was docile, just...