Alice Marion Eva (1906 - 1984)

Family Tree: Duffield - Part 9
Daughter of: George Frederick William Smale and Eva Kate B Cert
Born: 19/3/1906 in Guildford, Surrey Cert
Died: 7/12/1984 in Richmond upon Thames, Surrey Cert
Buried: 14/12/1984 in Richmond Cemetery, Surrey MI
Will: Will proved 11/3/1985 in London SH
Married: Edward Bostock (1908) 7/6/1934 at St Margarets Lothbury, City of London Cert

1911 Census, Guildford, Surrey, age 5.

of Teddington, Middx, 1939.

Educated at the Downs School, Seaford, Sussex, and Oxford. BA in history (home student). Captained lacrosse and hockey at the Downs, and was a blue at Oxford in each.

School teacher for a few years.
Secretary to Twickenham, Middx branch of UNA.
Organising Secretary to Widows Cruse Club.
Mayoress of Twickenham, Middx 1959 - 1960.

Member of the Arcane School, and contributed many articles in occult magazines.

A large number of her writings, and a biography of her life, has been published by Edward Bostock under the title "My Alice", published in limited edition in 1988.

Early photo.

Captain of the lacrosse team at the Downs school.

At Oxford, in 1930.

Courting with Edward.

Wedding photo.

Family photo of Geoffrey, Vera, with their children and spouses.

At work building the swimming pool, with Alice.

Mayoress, with Edward in his mayoral robes, and the 25 year old blue Vauxhall Cadet, showing the Borough of Twickenham arms on its grill.

Alice, on vacation in Cairo in 1962.

With Edward when he went collect his CBE from the Queen at Buckingham Palace.