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Re: Winifred Emma Knell
« Reply #9 on: Tuesday 28 September 21 18:39 BST (UK) »
Henry G Pollard was in a hotel in Aberystwyth in 1939, I think he was married to someone else, Google him with his full name.
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Re: Winifred Emma Knell
« Reply #10 on: Tuesday 28 September 21 18:49 BST (UK) »
I wonder if it would be worth getting the certificate for that 1950 marriage.  It would hopefully give two pieces of information, her age and the name of her father.

The 1901 census gives her parents as Frederick and Ada.
Ashford: Somerset, London
England: Devon, London, New Zealand
Holdway: Wiltshire
Hooper: Bristol, Somerset
Knowling: Devon, London
Southcott: Devon, China
Strong: Wiltshire
Watson: Cambridgeshire
White: Bristol
Windo - Gloucestershire, Somerset, Wiltshire

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Re: Winifred Emma Knell
« Reply #11 on: Tuesday 28 September 21 18:49 BST (UK) »
Graham H Pollard is mentioned here in connection with Barton Manor
https://www.headington.org.uk/history/listed_buildings/bartonmanor.htm

Cathy
Sinnock/Sinnicks...Brighton,Greenwich.
Clements,Coles,Mc Donagh,Rock

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Re: Winifred Emma Knell
« Reply #12 on: Tuesday 28 September 21 19:52 BST (UK) »
The are numerous references to Pollard on Google, he didn't divorce until 1972.

On one I read it was suggested  he was a spy.

I suspect he lead a colourful private life.
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Re: Winifred Emma Knell
« Reply #13 on: Tuesday 28 September 21 20:26 BST (UK) »
There are family trees on Ancestry that suggest the Winifred E Knell who married Cecil J Ayres was Winifred Ellen Knell born in Devon in 1920?

Whether they are correct, who knows.
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Re: Winifred Emma Knell
« Reply #14 on: Tuesday 28 September 21 20:48 BST (UK) »
Well there is this marriage in 1950

Marriages Dec 1950 
Ayres    Cecil J    Ayres    Wood Green    5f   979   
Ayres    Cecil J    Clark    Wood Green    5f   979    
Ayres    Cecil J    Knell    Wood Green    5f   979    
Ayres    Winifred E    Ayres    Wood Green    5f   979    
CLARK    Winifred E    AYRES    Wood Green    5f   979    
KNELL    Winifred E    AYRES    Wood Green    5f   979

The additional information is:-     #COMMENT - entry shows Ayres or Clark or Knell as spouse's surname.

Marriages Jun 1939   W.Ashford    2a   3366   
Clarke    Ronald S          
Knell    Winifred E   

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Re: Winifred Emma Knell
« Reply #15 on: Tuesday 28 September 21 20:49 BST (UK) »
KNELL, WINIFRED  ELLEN     GREGORY 
GRO Reference: 1920  D Quarter in WEST ASHFORD  Volume 02A  Page 1725

There is a Winifred E Clark whose birth date fits the above quarter in the 1939.  Living in Ashford, Kent.  That would therefore suggest that possibly Ronald S Clark died and Winifred married Mr. Ayres, unless she left him and bigamously married Ayres? I've just noticed that above these two are an Edmund and Ellen Knell.



Ashford: Somerset, London
England: Devon, London, New Zealand
Holdway: Wiltshire
Hooper: Bristol, Somerset
Knowling: Devon, London
Southcott: Devon, China
Strong: Wiltshire
Watson: Cambridgeshire
White: Bristol
Windo - Gloucestershire, Somerset, Wiltshire

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Re: Winifred Emma Knell
« Reply #16 on: Tuesday 28 September 21 20:50 BST (UK) »
More likely she and Mr Clark(e) divorced and she lived with Mr Ayres and took  his surname before they were finally married

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Re: Winifred Emma Knell
« Reply #17 on: Tuesday 28 September 21 23:17 BST (UK) »
Thanet Times 21 November 1989

An article on the murder of  Dieudonne Woodward, nee Knell, born in Birchington, who lived alone in Barton Manor near Oxford since her sister died in 1985 [sic].

On the 1911 census of Winifred Emma, I believe she is the "Donnie".

Edit: the long article has a photo of her, and mentions a few tidbits of family.