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8 Queen Edith’s Way, Crosland Lodge

History of 8 Queen Edith's Way


Richard Charles Oldfield, MA

Lady Kathleen Constance Blanche Oldfield

Kathleen Oldfield was born Kathleen Constance Blanche Balfour in 1912, daughter of Gerald William Balfour, 2nd Earl of Balfour and Lady Elizabeth Edith Bulwer-Lytton. She married Richard  Oldfield, son of Sir Francis Du Pre Oldfield in 1933. She died in 1996.

Richard Oldfield was Honorary Professor at Edinburgh University.

From 1933 her married name for Lady Oldfield. She graduated from Newnham College in 1934.

1939 (Evacuees?)

Richard C Oldfield, b 1891, research fellow at psychological labs Cambridge Univ ( first aid at University)

Kathleen C B, b 1912,

Rebe M Bush (Goodman, Collicott), b 1914, children’s nurse



Patricia Murray (Thacker), b 1923, at school


Jean Murray (Lane), b 1932,  at school

Joyce Murray (O’Bryen), b 1934, at school

1947 -1981 Frankl family

1981 – Holloway family


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