Biography and Notes
Baptised at St. Andrew's, Bishopthorpe. Educated privately.
1929-39 Voluntary work, in Guiding and social work as a resident of St. Mildred's House Settlement, Isle of Dogs. 3.1.1939 Military Hospital, Aldershot. Full time mobile V.A.D. 1.10.1941
London University L.S.E. Social Science Diploma and training in Personnel Management. Member of the Institute of Personnel Management. 1943 Women's Employment Officer at High Duty Alloys, Slough. 1945 to Germany as a member of an U.N.R.R.A. team as Chief Welfare Officer in various Displaced Persons Camps. 1950 Member and subsequently Chairman of the Committee for Displaced Persons (Lifeline), (now Ockenden Venture incorporating Lifeline). 1968 Founder/organiser of the Voluntary Workers Bureau for Kensington and Chelsea, and first Chairman.
1972 Initiated and became organiser and first Chairman of the Merital Health Association (MIND) for Kensington and Chelsea. Subsequently President.