See also

Family of Ambrose HEAL and Edith Florence Digby TODHUNTER

Husband: Ambrose HEAL (1872-1959)
Wife: Edith Florence Digby TODHUNTER (1880-1946)
Children: Barbara Alison HEAL (1905-1906)
Anthony Standerwick HEAL (1907-1995)
Pamela Margery HEAL (1908-1983)
John Christopher HEAL (1911-1985)
Marriage 20 Aug 1904 Register Office, Broad St, Holborn
Marriage 20 Aug 1904 Registry Office, Broad St, Holborn1

Husband: Ambrose HEAL

Name: Ambrose HEAL2
Sex: Male
Name Prefix: Sir
Father: Ambrose HEAL (1847-1913)
Mother: Emily Maria STEPHENSON (1849-aft1931)
Birth 3 Sep 1872 Crouch End, Middx
Occupation Furniture Designer
Death 15 Nov 1959 (age 87) Baylin's Farm, Beaconsfield1

Wife: Edith Florence Digby TODHUNTER

Name: Edith Florence Digby TODHUNTER2
Sex: Female
Father: John TODHUNTER (1839-1916)
Mother: Doral Louisa DIGBY (c. 1853-1935)
Birth 4 Sep 1880 King Henry's Rd, London NW
Death 1946 (age 65-66)3

Child 1: Barbara Alison HEAL

Name: Barbara Alison HEAL2
Sex: Female
Birth 7 Nov 1905 Pinner, Middx
Death 25 Dec 1906 (age 1) Pinner, Middx

Child 2: Anthony Standerwick HEAL

Name: Anthony Standerwick HEAL2
Sex: Male
Spouse: Theodora GRIFFIN (1906-1992)
Birth 23 Feb 1907 Pinner, Middx
Death 25 Mar 1995 (age 88)4

Child 3: Pamela Margery HEAL

Name: Pamela Margery HEAL2,5,6,7,8,9,10,11
Sex: Female
Spouse 1: Kenneth Crunden CLEAVER (1895-1945)
Spouse 2: Alfred Joseph GOOD (1895-1962)
Birth 3 Jul 1908 Pinner, Middx
Birth 3 Jul 1908 Pinner, Middlesex, England9,10,12
Death 1983 (age 74-75)3
Death 13 Feb 1983 (age 74) Dublin, Ireland7,12

Child 4: John Christopher HEAL

Name: John Christopher HEAL2,13
Sex: Male
Spouse 1: Teresa Mary Elliot ANSTRUTHER (1907-1991)
Spouse 2: Olive Helen Violet [SCARTH] ( -c. 1990)
Birth 2 Oct 1911 Pinner, Middx
Occupation Furniture designer4
Death 24 Nov 1985 (age 74) Devon3

Note on Husband: Ambrose HEAL (1)

Entered Heals 1893

Partner 1898

Director 1907

Chairman & Managing Director 1913.

Knighted 1 January 1933

 

Lady Prudence Maufe (wife of the architect Sir Edward Maufe) was long-term mistress.

Lived at

Shepherds Hill, Buxted, Sussex14

Note on Husband: Ambrose HEAL (2)

Ambrose, born at Crouch End 3 September 1872. He was taken into partnership in Heal and Son and became Managing Director of Heal & Son, Limited, in 1907.

On the death of his father in 19 13 he became Chairman and

Managing Director. He is the author " London Tradesmen's Cards of the th Century " ( 192 5) and " The 19lish Writing ~asters and their )py Books, 157°-1800 " (1931).

 

By ; first wife, Alice-Rose, daughter of exander Rippingille (born 24 Nov- Iber 1859, married at Torquay 21 February 1895, died at Pinner + May 101), he had a son, Cecil-Ambrose, ,rn at Pinner 23 October 1896, died wounds near Poperinghe 3 July 1915, ing then a Second Lieutenant in the d Wiltshire Regiment.

 

By his second fe, Edith-Florence-Digby, daughter John Todhunter, M.D. (Trin. Coli., ublin), of Orchard Croft, Bedford lrk, London (born 4 September 1880 King Henry's Road, London, N.W., d married at The Register Office, "Gad Street, Holborn, 20 August '0+), he had two sons and two ughters : Barbara-Alison, born at nner 7 November 19°5, died there ; December 1906 ; Anthony-Stand- wick, born at Pinner 23 February 107; Pamela-Margery, born at Pinner July 1908; and John-Christopher, rn at Pinner 2 October 191 I

 

Long term mistress was Prudence Maufe, wife of Sir Edward Maufe, the architect.

Short term mistress was Dodie Smith, the playwright.

 

He was a Partner, Heal & Son; Managing Director Heal & Son, Limited 1907; Chairman & Managing Director 1913. Knighted 1 January 19331

Note on Husband: Ambrose HEAL (3)

wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ambrose_Heal

Note on Wife: Edith Florence Digby TODHUNTER (1)

Oliver Heal has 1945 as Edith's DOD4

Note on Wife: Edith Florence Digby TODHUNTER (2)

hopeless with children - hence Wendy employed.

1901 census gives her as 'art student'

 

Oliver Heal has 1945 as Edith's DOD

 

she gave a swiss toy windmill to BH, when he was a toddler. As soon as she departed, he poked it into the fire. The only unburnt bit was a little black axle and beads which was around all BH's childhood.1

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3Oliver Standerwick Heal, "Information provided by Oliver Heal" (Prepared 1986).
4John Gauntlett (Benedict) Heal, "Information provided by John Gauntlett (Benedict) Heal" (Received Oct 2003, prepared ?2001).
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