Annie Spooner

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Annie Spooner

Born 1864 died 1944.

Daughter of Thomas John Spooner (Senior) and sister of Thomas John Spooner (Junior)and seven other siblings.

Her occupation was nursing and until 1921 she ran a nursing home with her sister Lucy in Bloomsbury, London. She supported her brother Jack (of Man Eaters of Tsavo fame) after he returned from India and retired to Seaford, Sussex, where Annie lived. Annie supported him after his colonial pension appeared to have vanished. She died in Sydenham on 12th January 1944. Her estate was £1,123 and she was buried in a common grave with 14 Strangers in Kensal Green cemetery.[1]

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  1. ^ Peter Johnson (20124) "Thomas John Spooner - a misunderstood reputation.", Festiniog Railway Heritage Group Journal, Issue 145, page(s): 30

Wilson D H (1977) The Spooners up to Date, FRM No. 77 Summer 1977.