Re: captain whatley
- --- In firstname.lastname@example.org, "John Coyle" <jcoyle@...>
>Paulette, not Pauline - sorry, it was 40 years ago!
> Quick correction, I think Tom's wife might have been called
>retired from the Merchant Navy and bought a house: sorry,
> John Coyle
> Brisbane, Australia
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "John Coyle" <jcoyle@...>
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> Sent: Monday, November 19, 2007 8:04 AM
> Subject: Re: [St.H.Fam.Hist.] captain whatley
> > Martin, here are my recollections of Tom Whatley:
> > When I arrived on the island in 1967, Tom was there, having
> > Imuch younger than he was, and they had a son, who was
> > don't remember exactly where it was.
> > Some little while earlier, he had married Pauline, a woman very
> > about two at the time. My first wife and I looked after the boywhen Pauline was away for a while in the UK, in, I
> > think, mid 1968.upset, and I recall that he left the island soon
> > Unfortunately, the marriage didn't work out: Tom was pretty
> > afterwards.I at the time, and a much better drinker! No doubt
> > I very much enjoyed his company, although he was much older than
> > that was why there is a bench with his name on it outside hisfavourite pub.
> > Hope the above helps a little.
> > John Coyle
> > Brisbane, Australia
>thankyou John it is a great help