Tyneham & Worbarrow
… where time stopped in 1943
Parishioners in 1943
The Parishioners who were displaced in 1943:
H. M. G. Bond
Henry Mark Garneys Bond (1922-
E. M. G. Bond
Elizabeth Mary Garneys Bond (1921-
Mr & Mrs Ralph Bond
William Ralph Garneys Bond (12 Dec 1880 -
Evelyn Isabel Bond (nee Blake) (11 Sep 1884 -
Ralph and Evelyn had two children, Henry and Elizabeth (see above).
Mr & Mrs William Bond
Miss Margaret Bond
Margaret Helen ‘Margot’ Bond (1892-
The Misses Blake
Alice Victoria Blake (1887-
Phyllis Constance Blake (1893-
Mr & Mrs Churchill
S G Churchill was the farmer at Tyneham Farm.
Mr & Mrs Curtis
Joseph Alfred Dando (1912-
George & Ellen Davis
Mr & Mrs Phillip Draper
Phillip Draper lived at ‘Sheepleaze’ on the cliffs above Worbarrow.
Mrs Jane Draper
Mrs Gwendoline Driscoll was the shopkeeper at the Post Office.
Mr & Mrs Durrant
Miss Maud Ellis lived in ‘The Bungalow’ on the cliff edge overlooking Worbarrow Bay.
George, Lily & Archie Everett
The Rev. & Mrs Frend
Revd. Edwin George Clifford Frend (1871-
Edith Frend nee Bacon (1876-
William Hugh Clifford Frend (1916-
Tom, Virtue & John Gould
Thomas Henry Mansbridge Gould (1872-
Virtue Mary Park Gould (nee Everett) (1877-
Tom married Virtue at Tyneham on 20 April 1904.
Harry, Marjorie, Arthur Grant
Harry Grant was the woodman at Tyneham House from 1926.
Arthur Henry John Grant (1922-
James & Edith Herd
Mrs Edith Herd nee Knight (1886-
James Forgan Herd (1892-
Charlotte & Helen Hole
Herbert & Jessie House
Herbert John House (1889-
Jessie Emily Pitcher House nee Bowditch (1893-
Gerald, Gwen & Poppy House
Gerald, Gwen and Poppy were children of Herbert & Jessie House.
Gerald House (1918-
Gwendoline ‘Gwen’ House (1923-
Poppy C House (1925-
Arthur & Rose House
Sylvia House (1919-
Mr & Mrs Howard
Percy & Ellen Kerley
Albert & Reginald Longman
Lived at Longman’s Farm, Baltington
Charlie Meech was the son of Emily Taylor, the Laundress, from her first marriage. He was the ‘Odd Man’ at Tyneham House.
Jack & Alice Miller
John Alfred ‘Jack’ Miller (1866-
Alice Mary White Miller nee Rose (c.1866-
Jam and Miggie lived at Rose Cottage, above Worbarrow Bay.
Charles & Harriet Miller
Charles William Miller (1852-
Harriet Deborah Miller (nee White) (1854-
Charles and Harriet lived at Fern Cottage, Worbarrow.
Thomas & Minnie Miller
Minnie Louisa Miller (1885-
Winifred & Beatrice Minterne
Winifred Elizabeth Minterne (1901-
Beatrice Ann Minterne (1904-
William Thomas Minterne (1862-
The Rev. & Mrs Money
Revd. Humphrey Churchill Money (1884-
Mary Constance Money (nee Henderson) (c.1889-
Mr & Mrs Pritchard & son Arthur
Mrs Malvina Pritchard (c.1875-
Walter & Kate Smith
Walter Case Smith (1861-
Kate Theodora Smith nee Doble: Walter and Kate married in 1907.
Arthur & Phillis Stockley
Mr & Mrs James Tassell
William, Elizabeth & Helen Taylor
William Taylor: William was the woodman of Tyneham and was appointed Parish Clerk and Sexton by the Bond family. His wife was Emily, the laundress. She also doubled as local ‘midwife’ and was also caretaker for the church and school. Shed died in 1917 aged 52.
Harriet Elizabeth Taylor 1892-
Helen Beatrice Taylor 1901-
After being displaced, the Taylor Family went t live at Corfe Castle.
Mr & Mrs Albert Toms
Mr & Mrs Upshall
William Upshall was a shepherd. The family lived at 4 The Row from 1925-
Reginald Gower Ware 1891-
Mary Jane Wheeler was a widow whose late husband John was a cotton magnate from the Midlands. Mary had no children of her own but adopted her sister’s four children when their parents died.
Bob & Alice Wellman
Robert Wellman 1887-
Alice Victoria Wellman (nee Lucas) 1887-
Their daughter Alice ‘Rose’ Wellman married Joe Dando in 1934
Ernest & Evelyn Whitlock
Many snippets of the information about individual parishioners have been gleaned from:
Dr. Andrew Norman’s ‘Tyneham: A Tribute’.
Lilian Bond’s ‘Tyneham: A Lost Heritage’
Rodney Legg’s ‘Tyneham: Dorset’s Ghost Village’
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