Category Archives: Women

VAD Greta Thompson

Voluntary Aid Detachment page Greta Thompson Nursing Greta Mary Thompson was born in Bradford, the youngest of two daughters of George Gilbert Thompson, a solicitor originally from Peterborough, and Ellen Thompson nee Sichel of Bradford. She was born on 27th June 1897 and baptised on 25th July at St.Luke's Church in Manningham. Their address at…
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VAD Violet Scott

Voluntary Aid Detachment page Violet Scott Nursing Violet Cecil Scott was born on 4th June and baptised on 20th August 1897 at St. Luke's Church in Manningham, Bradford. [caption id="attachment_9730" align="aligncenter" width="300"] The baptism of Violet Cecil Scott[/caption] Her parents were Herbert Scott, a manufacturer from Bradford, and Emmy Alice (known as Alice) Scott nee…
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VAD Fanny Roberts

Voluntary Aid Detachment page Fanny Roberts Nursing Sister, St. John's Ambulance Brigade Born on the 4th May 1893, Fanny was the only child of Joseph Roberts of Addingham and Mary Sarah Roberts nee Horn, from Silsden. She was baptised on 25th June 1893 at St. James' Church in Silsden. [caption id="attachment_9725" align="aligncenter" width="300"] The baptism…
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VAD Isabel Rishworth

Voluntary Aid Detachment page Isabel Rishworth Nursing Member Isabel Rishworth was born on 9th April 1877 and baptised on 16th May that year in Aberford, near Leeds. She was the daughter of Henry Rishworth, a farmer from Leeds and Isabel Rishworth nee Smart, from Strensall in North Yorkshire. [caption id="attachment_9715" align="aligncenter" width="300"] Isabel Rishworth's baptism…
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