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Yesterday 05:02 AM
Jimbo109
Re: Blast Encyclopedia of Female Tennis Players

New entries

VERITY WILLS
United Kingdom / Jamaica
Married Scott, by 1959

Winner: All-Jamaican Championships 1957 '58 '59
RU: All-Jamaican Championships 1960

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JOAN A. MURPHY
Jamaica
Born circa 1936
Married Arscott, by 1959

Winner: All-Jamaican Championships 1956 '60

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ROSALIE A. FOX
Jamaica
Married Lindo, by 1958

RU: All-Jamaican Championships 1957
May 25th, 2016 04:01 PM
newmark401
Re: Blast Encyclopedia of Female Tennis Players

A Jamaican player whose identity is difficult to pin down: Mrs C.S. Johnstone. She won the women's singles title at the All-Jamaica Championships at least once, in 1952. She was more than likely the wife of Cecil Stuart Ferdinand Johnstone...
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May 24th, 2016 03:23 PM
newmark401
Re: Blast Encyclopedia of Female Tennis Players

Yes, I'm sure that's the same person, but her married name is misspelt, it should be McNair. That's how it's always spelt in genealogical and contemporary sources.
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Originally Posted by ROSAMUND View Post
NEW ENTRY/UPDATE

CRAWFORD,JEAN FINDLAY

Married name McNAIR or MacNAIR


Post link 3844

There is an entry for players at Wimbledon 1946 for MacNair,Mrs Jean representing Jamaica at
www.tennisforum.com/25492482-post1282.html

This must be the same person one would think?
May 23rd, 2016 02:38 PM
ROSAMUND
Re: Blast Encyclopedia of Female Tennis Players

NEW ENTRY/UPDATE

CRAWFORD,JEAN FINDLAY

Married name McNAIR or MacNAIR


Post link 3844

There is an entry for players at Wimbledon 1946 for MacNair,Mrs Jean representing Jamaica at
www.tennisforum.com/25492482-post1282.html

This must be the same person one would think?
May 23rd, 2016 12:59 PM
newmark401
Re: Blast Encyclopedia of Female Tennis Players

New entry

Sturdy, May Hope
Jamaica
Born 7 December 1915
Died

Married John Reginald Bunting on 12 December 1940 in Saint Elizabeth, Jamaica

Active circa 1940-50. Popularly known as Hope, this player won the women's singles title at the All-Jamaican Championships three times and the same title at the Jamaican Hard Court Championships at least the same number of times.
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May 23rd, 2016 12:03 PM
newmark401
Re: Blast Encyclopedia of Female Tennis Players

New entry

Weston, Gillian
United Kingdom/Jamaica
Born in 1918
Died

Married Anthony James Arengo-Jones on 31 August 1940 in Salisbury, Wiltshire, England

Active circa 1940-50. Daughter of the lawn tennis player Vera Weston, who played at Wimbledon. As this article reveals, Gillian is also a keen golfer and was still alive as of 2013: Golfer's still in the swing of it at 95 (From Swindon Advertiser)
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May 23rd, 2016 11:43 AM
newmark401
Re: Blast Encyclopedia of Female Tennis Players

New entry

Nunes, Marie May
Jamaica
Born 17 May 1900 in Kingston, Jamaica
Died 12 June 1974 in Half Way Tree, Saint Andrew, Jamaica

Married Louis Phillipe Alberga in 1927

Active circa 1935-45. Sister of several other lawn tennis players, including Horace Clinton Nunes, who won the men's singles title at the All-Jamaican Championships in 1940.
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May 22nd, 2016 05:59 PM
newmark401
Re: Blast Encyclopedia of Female Tennis Players

New entry

Crawford, Jean Findlay
United Kingdom/Jamaica
Born circa 1903
Died

Married Oliver Gordon McNair on 22 March 1929 in Kingston, Jamaica

Active circa 1925-50. One of Jamaica's top lawn tennis players for more than two decades, Jean McNair was several times a singles finalist at the All-Jamaican Championships.
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May 22nd, 2016 05:56 PM
newmark401
Re: Blast Encyclopedia of Female Tennis Players

New entry

Leahong, Audrey Mary
Jamaica/United Kingdom
Born 30 April 1901
Died in 1986 in London

Did not marry. Active circa 1925-35. Sister of the renowned Donald Leahong, one of Jamaica’s greatest ever lawn tennis players.
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May 22nd, 2016 05:55 PM
newmark401
Re: Blast Encyclopedia of Female Tennis Players

New entry

Lyon-Hall, Doris Maude
Jamaica
Born 8 April 1901
Died in 1983

Married Henry Fremlin Bicknell on 15 December 1928 in Buff Bay, Jamaica

Active circa 1925-50.
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May 21st, 2016 10:45 PM
Rollo
Re: Blast Encyclopedia of Female Tennis Players

Updated Dorothea Chambers at: http://www.tennisforum.com/25282666-post372.html
Updated Evonne Goolagong at: http://www.tennisforum.com/25414842-post742.html (added a full overview with links)

Added Christina Douglass at: http://www.tennisforum.com/70122897-post4011.html
May 20th, 2016 12:56 AM
Rollo
Re: Blast Encyclopedia of Female Tennis Players

Updated Wilma Smith (nee Perry) at: http://www.tennisforum.com/52062009-post3280.html

Added Phyllis Whitley at: http://www.tennisforum.com/70122881-post4010.html
May 19th, 2016 09:32 PM
ROSAMUND
Re: Blast Encyclopedia of Female Tennis Players

UPDATE

SMITH,MRS WILMA

www.tennisforum.com/52062009-post3280.html

Wilma Smith played singles 1949 US Championships and Mrs WS Smith played singles Wimbledon 1958. John Barrett's Wimbledon book shows her as Mrs Wilma Smith. The Wimbledon Programme for 2nd July 1958 gives her maiden name as Perry.

Added thanks Rosamund
May 18th, 2016 03:49 AM
Rollo
Re: Blast Encyclopedia of Female Tennis Players

Updated Connie Bowen at: http://www.tennisforum.com/25279210-post253.html (also played under married name of Cozens)
Updated Marion Raful (nee Wood) at: http://www.tennisforum.com/67601641-post3890.html
May 15th, 2016 09:51 PM
ROSAMUND
Re: Blast Encyclopedia of Female Tennis Players

update

raful, mrs marion

www.tennisforum.com/67601641-post3890.html

Add Born Marion Wood Regina Saskat Canada.

Married Frank Raful 7th June 1945 Summit County Ohio.

Described as artist in 1945.

Source Ancestry? | Genealogy, Family Trees & Family History Records
Summit County Ohio Marriage Records 1840 to 1980

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