April 2016

Remembering Wendy

By Alexander Hume.

Wendy Wilkins, who worked for Sandes in the late 1960s and 1970s passed away on 22 November, 2015, in the care home in Falmouth where she had lived since 2010.

Wendy was born Wendola Hezlet in Eltham near London, where her father was a gunner seconded to the Ministry of Munitions. She was educated at the Royal School, Bath, a school for the daughters of army officers. At 18 she accompanied her parents to India, where her father had been appointed Deputy Master General of the Ordnance. There she met and married her first husband, Andrew Parke Hume of the Indian Civil Service. It was in India that Wendy first made her acquaintance with Sandes Homes and spent a summer in the Rhaniket home.

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