Wright, Mabel Winifred Mary

Female 1908 - 1970  (61 years)


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  • Name Wright, Mabel Winifred Mary 
    Born 29 Dec 1908  Woolwich, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Female 
    Birth 29 Dec 1908  Charlton, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Census 02 Apr 1911  Holywell cum Needingworth, Cambridgeshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Residence Abt 1915  Needingworth, Cambridgeshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Dated Note Abt 1923  [5
    • Her first job was at Enderby's Mill printers to Chivers
    Dated Note Abt 1924 
    • Moved to Round Hill, New Forest as a scullery maid to the Cairns, with cousin Lilian per D01973 p28
    Dated Note Abt 1926  [4
    • Changed her name to Mavis, and Hitch-hiked to London to get a better position.
    Dated Note Abt May 1926 
    • Nursery Governess to children of a clergyman in Wimbledon, read in the clergyman's library to improve herself, but he became too involved with her per D01973 p28
    Dated Note 31 Jan 1931 
    • Married Horace de Vere Cole (Prankster), having met him in 1928, and been home to St Ives several times per D01973 p33
    Dated Note Abt 1934  [6
    • Leaves Horace in France and returns to family in Witton House in St Ives. Takes up with Charles Macness.
    Dated Note 13 Dec 1934  [7
    • Doll send her down to Penzance to have the baby.
    Dated Note Abt 1935  [8
    • Went between Cornwall and Fryern Court, Fordingbridge (Augustus and Dodo John nee Dorelia McNeill)
    Dated Note Abt Mar 1939  [9
    • Married Sir Mortimer Wheeler (Rikki), having met him in summer 1937.
    Dated Note Abt Mar 1942  [10
    • Divorced from Sir Mortimer Wheeler due to adultery with Clive Entwistle.
    Dated Note Abt Mar 1954  [11
    • Trial in Devizes for wounding Lord Vivian, 6 months in Mill Hall prison.
    Dated Note Abt 1964  [12
    • Changed name to Maris.
    Died 16 Oct 1970  Chelsea, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I127 

    Father Wright, Samuel Charter,   b. Abt 1874, Kensington, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Between Mar 1945 and Jun 1945, St Ives, Cambridgeshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 71 years) 
    Mother Hodges, Florence Jane,   b. Abt 1881, Charlton, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 2000, Unknown Village, UNKNOWN County, UNKNOWN Country Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married Abt Sep 1905  Woolwich, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [13
    Family ID F20  Group Sheet

    Family (Spouse) 1 de Vere Cole, William Horace,   b. 1882, Unknown Village, UNKNOWN County, UNKNOWN Country Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt Feb 1936, West Woodhay, Berkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 54 years) 
    Married Abt Mar 1931  Chelsea, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [14
    Family ID F3146  Group Sheet

    Family (Spouse) 2 Wheeler, Robert Eric Mortimer,   b. 10 Sep 1890, Unknown Village, UNKNOWN County, UNKNOWN Country Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Between Jun 1976 and Sep 1976, Surrey Mid Eastern, Surrey, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years) 
    Married Abt Mar 1939  Westminster, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [15
    Family ID F3145  Group Sheet

  • Sources 
    1. [S3] Register of Deaths, Chelsea, London Dec 1970 vol 5A page 1527 (Reliability: 3).

    2. [S2] Register of Births, Woolwich, London Mar 1909 vol 1D page 1187 (Reliability: 3).
      BET Dec 1908 AND Mar 1909

    3. [S12] 1911 UK Census, RG14PN8786 RG78PN460 RD172 SD4 ED5 SN134 Unidentified, Church Street (Reliability: 3).
      Recorded as WRIGHT, Mabel (F: Daughter) b abt 1909 in Charlton Kent , no occupation given - age 2

    4. [S67] Beautiful and Beloved: The Life of Mavis de Vere Cole, Roderic OWEN & Tristan DE VERE COLE, D01937. (Reliability: 2).

    5. [S67] Beautiful and Beloved: The Life of Mavis de Vere Cole, Roderic OWEN & Tristan DE VERE COLE, D01937., page 26 (Reliability: 2).

    6. [S67] Beautiful and Beloved: The Life of Mavis de Vere Cole, Roderic OWEN & Tristan DE VERE COLE, D01937., page 64 (Reliability: 2).

    7. [S67] Beautiful and Beloved: The Life of Mavis de Vere Cole, Roderic OWEN & Tristan DE VERE COLE, D01937., page 71 (Reliability: 2).

    8. [S67] Beautiful and Beloved: The Life of Mavis de Vere Cole, Roderic OWEN & Tristan DE VERE COLE, D01937., page 83 (Reliability: 2).

    9. [S67] Beautiful and Beloved: The Life of Mavis de Vere Cole, Roderic OWEN & Tristan DE VERE COLE, D01937., page 89 (Reliability: 2).

    10. [S67] Beautiful and Beloved: The Life of Mavis de Vere Cole, Roderic OWEN & Tristan DE VERE COLE, D01937., page 115 (Reliability: 2).

    11. [S67] Beautiful and Beloved: The Life of Mavis de Vere Cole, Roderic OWEN & Tristan DE VERE COLE, D01937., page 200 (Reliability: 2).

    12. [S67] Beautiful and Beloved: The Life of Mavis de Vere Cole, Roderic OWEN & Tristan DE VERE COLE, D01937., page 269 (Reliability: 2).

    13. [S4] Register of Marriages, Woolwich, London Sep 1905 vol 1D page 2271 (Reliability: 3).

    14. [S4] Register of Marriages, CHELSEA Mar 1931 vol 1A page 649 (Reliability: 3).

    15. [S4] Register of Marriages, WESTMINSTER Mar 1939 vol 1A page 914 (Reliability: 3).