Fonds FX 378 - Digital images and print-out copies of a volume of memoirs by Jessie Muriel Hornor (née Wainwright) of Norwich (1890-1977)

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FX 378

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Digital images and print-out copies of a volume of memoirs by Jessie Muriel Hornor (née Wainwright) of Norwich (1890-1977)

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  • 2013 (Creation)

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1 CD and 15 papers

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(1890-1977)

Biographical history

Wife of Bassett Fardell Hornor, mother of Samuel Hornor, sister of Samuel Stewart Wainright.

Archival history

Original still in possession of Mr Peter Hornor, grandson of the compiler.

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Original photographed on 13 February 2013. Print-out copies made 19 August 2013 (ACC 2013/172). Catalogue completed 20 August 2013.

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Original memoirs completed after her husband, Bassett Fardell Hornor's death in 1964. Includes many family photographs. Details her early life in Thorpe St Andrew, schooling in Eastbourne and abroad, her marriage in 1920 to Bassett Fardell Hornor, the birth and childhood of son, Samuel Hornor, her husband and son's military service in both world wars, family holidays, homes in Norwich and Horning, Samuel's marriage, grandchildren and Bassett's health problems in the early 1960s.

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