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7 March 1916 : Major Carlos B Lumsden


His parents were Hugh G Lumsden of Auchindoir and Clova, JP and Maria Magdalena (née Gordon) of Aberdeen.  Carolos was educated at Beaumonth College, Old Windsor and Stonyhurst College, Blackburn. He studied Philosophy and was a keen member of Stonyhurst's Philosophy Debating Club. He subsequently became a Barrister, being called to the bar 19…

The Real Winslow Boy


In 1946, Terence Rattigan wrote the play ‘The Winslow Boy’ – a story of a father’s fight to clear his son’s name of a charge of stealing a 5 shilling postal order whilst a cadet at the Royal Naval College at Osborne. It would later become a film in 1999.   Above: the first edition of the play, published by Hamish Hamilton and a publicity poster…