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Jan 21, 1943: For years, Miss Jean Nicol, Publicity Officer, Savoy Hotel, London, has been mistaken for Miss Jean Nicholl, the lawn tennis star. Now both Jeans are to marry, and the names tangle will be cleared up. Miss Jean Nichol is marrying Capt Derek Tangye, author of Went the Day Well, and Time if Mine. He is in the Intelligence Corps. Miss Jean Nicoll (two Ls) is to marry Lt Edward Bostock, RNVR. Both weddings will take place at the Savoy Hotel.

Jan 21, 1943: For years, Miss Jean Nicol, Publicity Officer, Savoy Hotel, London, has been mistaken for Miss Jean Nicholl, the lawn tennis star. Now both Jeans are to marry, and the names tangle will be cleared up. Miss Jean Nichol is marrying Capt Derek Tangye, author of Went the Day Well, and Time if Mine. He is in the Intelligence Corps. Miss Jean Nicoll (two Ls) is to marry Lt Edward Bostock, RNVR. Both weddings will take place at the Savoy Hotel.

Jeannie and Derek Tangye in Cornwall . Derek wrote a loved series of books , known as the Minack Chronicles . Read them - and be moved by their beauty .

DEREK AND JEANNIE TANGYE: in Cornwall. 'Derek wrote a loved series of books known as "the Minack chronicles". Read them - and be moved by their beauty.

The Countess Canning, The Earl Canning, G.G. and Lord Clyde C.in C., Simla   Artist:Unknown  Date:1860  Medium:Albumen silver print from...

The Countess Canning, The Earl Canning, G. and Lord Clyde C., Simla Artist:Unknown Medium:Albumen silver print from.

Viceregal Lodge, 1903

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The Savoy River Front, with its original balconies, 1900. Built by Richard D’Oyly Carte on land adjacent to his Savoy Theatre, the Savoy hotel offered accommodation for the many tourists, especially Americans, who  travelled to London to see the Savoy Operas

Inside the world's most glamorous hotel, The Savoy

The resplendent Savoy Hotel has been a pioneer for elegance and decadence, since its opening in The photographs provide an insight into the old glamour of the hotel's beginnings.

1920's. Footman and bellboy in front of The Savoy, London

Footman and bellboy in front of The Savoy, London

London’s oldest statue, c.1372 :  This is King Alfred the Great (871-899) in Trinity Church Square, Southwark. The statue was moved to the Square in 1822 when it was build and laid out from Westminster Hall. It had been at Westminster since 1372.

London's oldest statue, c. 1372 // King Alfred the Great in Trinity Church Square, Southwark. The statue was moved to the Square from Westminster Hall in King Alfred united England, founded St Paul’s, rebuilt London’s walls and drove off the Vikings.

Captain William Joseph Eastwick (1808–1889), Director of the East India Company (1849–1858)  by Mary Martha Pearson

Captain William Joseph Eastwick Director of the East India Company by Mary Martha Pearson - (British Library India Office Collection)

St Stephen-in-Brannel (known locally as St Stephen's or St Stephen) (Cornish: Eglosstefan yn Branel) is a civil parish and village in central Cornwall. St Stephen village is four miles (6.5 km) west of St Austell on the southern edge of Cornwall's china clay district. In medieval times the parish lay within the royal manor of Brannel. St Dennis and St Michael Caerhays were daughter churches. From the 16th century the rectors resided at the latter so that it came to be regarded as the…

St Stephen-in-Brannel (known locally as St Stephen's or St Stephen) (Cornish: Eglosstefan yn Branel) is a civil parish and village in central Cornwall. St Stephen village is four miles (6.5 km) west of St Austell on the southern edge of Cornwall's china clay district. In medieval times the parish lay within the royal manor of Brannel. St Dennis and St Michael Caerhays were daughter churches. From the 16th century the rectors resided at the latter so that it came to be regarded as the…

Mrs Bennetts Refreshment House, Lamorna, St Buryan, Cornwall. Mrs Bennett selling tea and coffee from her refreshment house at Lamorna. She is seen here with her family.July 1901

Mrs Bennett selling tea and coffee from her refreshment house at Lamorna.

Jamaica Inn hotel, Cornwall's legendary coaching house, immortalised in Daphne du Maurier's novel of the same name, has stood high on Bodmin Moor for over four centuries. We're still referred to by historians as Cornwall's most famous smuggling inn. These days we do welcome the more salubrious guest ... and the odd ghost! The Inn also includes a museum and gift shop as well as a restaurant and bar.

JAMAICA INN HOTEL: Cornwall's legendary coaching house, immortalised in Daphne du Maurier's novel of the same name, has stood high on Bodmin Moor for over 4 centuries and has been referred to by historians as Cornwall's most famous smuggling inn.

Simla, 1890s

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