Aireborough Historical Society

Howard, Wendy


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Title
Wendy Howard
Date Undated
Location Yeadon
Photo ID
R015 & R016
Comment
Top: Wendy Howard was the only child of actor/ comedian Sydney Howard and his wife Dora (nee White). 
She spent much of her childhood with her White grandparents, aunt Christabel and uncle Donald White, they had a newsagents shop on Ivegate (now Rivoli Pizza. January 2013). 
She attended Aireborough Grammar School and became a gym mistress at Dulwich College.
   When in Yeadon Wendy made appearances in shows at the Temperance Hall which her uncle Donald produced.
 
 
Bottom: This image is signed on the back "With Love Wendy", she appeared in shows produced at the Temperance Hall by her uncle Donald White.
Presumably she inherited her love of performance from her father, famous actor and comedian Sydney Howard.
 
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Undated: Portrait of Wendy Howard, only child of comedian Sydney Howard and his wife Dora, nee White.

Wendy spent much of her childhood living with her White grandparents, uncle Donald and aunt Chrissie (Christobel), the family ran a newsagents business on Ivegate, the premises are now occupied by Rivoli Pizza (2019).

    Wendy attended Aireborough Grammar School and trained as a gym mistress, teaching at Dulwich College.

She often appeared in amateur shows produced by her uncle Donald in the Temperance Hall, after her parents had died she had a house built on Harrogate Road and lived there with her aunt Chrissie until she herself died in the 1970s.




 

Helen M.
Helen M.
Mary Wendy Howard 1911 - 1973
Daughter of Robert Sydney Howard (1884 - 1946) and Dora Elizabeth Mills White (1886 - 1943)
05 June 2019
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