Winifred Relph - Life and career

Scope and Content

This volume is labelled on front: Winifred E. Relph / Career and family before and after becoming widow of Little Tich - comedian. It contains photographs of Winifred and her family. Other notable contents include the following:

  • Music sheet for “In the Garden of my Heart”, sung by Miss Ivey Latimer.
  • Production programmes.
  • Promotional images of other stage performers, one of which is signed.
  • Photographs and examples of her modelling career.
  • Copies of poems written by Winifred.
  • Mixed correspondence.

Administrative / Biographical History

Winifred Emma Relph (born Winifred Emma Ivey, her stage name was Ivey Latimer) became Harry Relph's third wife in 1926 and was the mother of their daughter Mary Relph, born in 1918. In her time she performed as a dramatic soprano and actress, as well as working as a model.