See also

Violet Edith BOSTOCK (1891-1961)

Name: Violet Edith BOSTOCK1
Sex: Female
Father: Edwin BOSTOCK (1864-1947)
Mother: Edith Jane Fisher WOOLLEY (1867-1959)

Individual Events and Attributes

Birth 2 Dec 1891 Stafford2
Death 21 Sep 1961 (age 69) Keswick, Cumbria2

Individual Note

1901 Census, Castle Church, Stafford, aged 9 2569.168


Educated at The Moat House High School, Stafford. E.SibylL


Educated at Stafford Girls' High School, and Lausanne, Switzerland, and read French at Somerville College, Oxford, 1911 - 1913.

Honorary Secretary Belgian Refugees Committee, Stafford in 1916.

Vegetable cultivator of Threlkeld, Keswick, Cumbria. SomerC


Also educated at Sorbonne University, Paris.

She is thought to have driven an ambulance in Belgium during World War I. In any event on 1/5/1918 she was awarded the Queen Elisabeth of the Belgians Medal. She also taught French at Oundle School, Northants during World War I.


In World War II she was again driving ambulances, this time in Cheadle, Staffs.





1Sibyl Judith Laing, "Email from Sibyl Judith Laing to Graham Hoadly".
Text From Source: Information supplied by Sibyl Judith Laing of Aukland New Zealand
Graham Hoadly.
2Roland Bostock, "Bostock Family History Website" ( Cit. Date: 24 March 2005. Assessment: Secondary evidence.