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Keywords:1952, Bella D'Arcy Reed, Isobel Parfitt (D'Arcy Reed), Melksham Carnival, Pamela Hewitt (Moxey), Valerie Burchell
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MM33 001a Melksham Carnival 1952

MM33 001a Melksham Carnival 1952

Melksham Carnival 1952
Isobel Parfitt (D'Arcy Reed), Pamela Hewitt (Moxey), Valerie Burchell.
The girls then were named Pamela Hewitt, Isobel Parfitt and Valerie Burchell. Pam is now in Canada, surname Moxey. Val died in 2008. Isobel Parfitt is now Bella D’Arcy Reed. Their grandparents were Annie and Frank Burchell, Frank was a foreman at the Avon.Their parents were Frank Burchell (Val) Mavis Burchell (me) and Madge Burchell (Pam) the last two were twins. They would have been 100 years old last year. Mavis married Herbert Kitchener Parfitt (lived in Scotland Road) in 1939 just a week before the war started. Madge was married to Len Hewitt, also from Melksham, before Mavis. The Burchell family lived at 1 Victoria Terrace, Church Walk. Pam has two children, Fiona and Tim, and a grandchild, Matthew. Isobel has no children.
Picture & info courtesy Bella D'Arcy Reed