Christina Ratcliffe

Part of the story of Wing Commander Adrian Warburton, aka Mad Warby of Malta, was his relationship with Christina Ratcliffe during his time in Malta. Christina remained in Malta after Adrian left, and was subsequently killed. I have recently been…

New Photo

Susan North sent me the following photo of her grandmother with a request for information. I dug around and put the results on the Miscellaneous Photos page., and have copied it here as well.

This photo was sent to me by Susan North. It is of her paternal grandmother Emily Ryder nee Warburton b 1878, together with her eldest son Harry and and two others, yet to be identified.

Emily was born in Bury, one of 9 children of George Thomas (Thomas) Warburton and Dorothy nee Haslem of the Cardiff and Bury family. I believe this makes her the great great aunt of Sam Warburton the ex-Wales rugby captain.

She married Susan’s grandfather Richard/Harry Ryder around 1916.