Papers of Enid Dunkerley

Scope and Content

Personalia and documentation, including:
* curfew pass;
* entry to location permit;
* personal documents and copies of regulations.
Also includes the 22nd Annual Report of the Port Elizabeth Mental Health Society, 1976 and various press cuttings, 1967-1976.

Administrative / Biographical History

Enid Dunkerley was born in Hull in 1910, the daughter of Herbert Dunkerley, a marine surveyor, and his wife, Alice. Educated in Bridlington and went to Reading University in 1929-1933 to read French, and spent a year at the University of Lyons. Taught in schools at Burton-on-Trent, a school near Matlock, the Downs School, Seaford (1940), Shrewsbury High School (1945), York College for Girls (1955). At York College for Girls she was head of French and later deputy headmistress, a post which she held until she retired in 1969. In retirement was an active volunteer in the University of York's Language Teaching Centre, helped to steward at the Treasurer's House in York, became a York Minster Guide and assisted in York Minster Library. She liked to travel and visited her married sister, who lived in South Africa. She died in York in December 1996.

Note

Enid Dunkerley was born in Hull in 1910, the daughter of Herbert Dunkerley, a marine surveyor, and his wife, Alice. Educated in Bridlington and went to Reading University in 1929-1933 to read French, and spent a year at the University of Lyons. Taught in schools at Burton-on-Trent, a school near Matlock, the Downs School, Seaford (1940), Shrewsbury High School (1945), York College for Girls (1955). At York College for Girls she was head of French and later deputy headmistress, a post which she held until she retired in 1969. In retirement was an active volunteer in the University of York's Language Teaching Centre, helped to steward at the Treasurer's House in York, became a York Minster Guide and assisted in York Minster Library. She liked to travel and visited her married sister, who lived in South Africa. She died in York in December 1996.

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