Alfred Eden Browne, youngest son of the late Marquess of Sligo, married Cicely Wormald, youngest daughter of Mr Edward Wormald of Berkeley Square in 1908, and they lived at Sheepwell House, Potters Bar, which was probably newly built. Lieutent-Colonel Lord Alfred Eden Browne, D.S.O., R.F.A., served in Gibralter and India and was killed on active service on 7th August, 1918, aged 40. His wife Cicely died at Sheepwell House on August 10th, 1918, and the press announcement suggests that the family did not then know of Alfred's death. It is evidence that Edward Wormald was involved in developing the gardens at the house.
The Times, 18th October, 1923
The Times, 22nd July, 1924 à
The Educational Home for the Daughters of Wesleyan Ministers opened in Clapham in 1869, and became Queenswood School in 1893.In 1897 Ethel Mary Trew became Headmistress and held the position for nearly 50 years.
No 3421 PU 1911
While the school was at Clapham Park it had a number of post cards produced by P. A. Buchanan and the numbers suggest there were two series some time apart.
No 9708 PU 1912
In 1925 the school moved into Sheepwell House, which, with its grounds, lay on the boundary of Potters Bar and Hatfield, and the school is now considered to be in Hatfield.
Carpenters required at Sheepwell House, Potters Bar. Good men, roofing work and internal joinery fixing. - Apply Ekins & Co., Ltd, on Job. Herts Advertiser 13 June 1925.
Garden Front, Queenswood
Published by P. A. Buchanan & Co Ltd, Croydon
Posted 31 July 1930 to Mrs H. G. Smith, 8 Grove Lane, Ipswich, Suffolk.
I have had a glorious time here. I slept last night in the room marked X where one can see for miles. It is a lovely building.
With Love, from Mildred
This building was destroyed by fire in 1936
Queenswood, Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Published by P. A. Buchanan & Co. Ltd, Thornton Heath (Surrey)
Published in Belgium
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