WEST HALLAM HALL
Section 1 By Andy Sanders
Muriel Harriet Fletcher
Mrs Fitzherbert Wright of West Hallam, 1896
Died 30th June 1953 at Winchester, England (aged 80)
Captain Henry FitzHerbert Wright was born in 1870. He was the son of FitzHerbert Wright and Charlotte Rudolphine Louise von Beckmann. He married Muriel Harriet Fletcher, daughter of Colonel Henry Charles Fletcher and Lady Harriet Marsham. He died in 1947.
He was admitted to Inner Temple in 1895 entitled to practice as a Barrister-at-Law. He held the office of Member of Parliament (M.P.) for Herefordshire, Leominster Division between 1912 and 1918. He lived at Yeldersley Hall, Derbyshire near to Ashbourne.
The Residency of Muriel Harriet and Captain Henry FitzHerbert Wright
West Hallam Old Hall – from 1903 until 1913
Children - Violet Francis, Fitzherbert, Stephen Camplyon and Muriel Joyce Wright were born during residency
Yeldersley Hall, Yeldersley, near Ashbourne
From 1913 until the death of Captain Henry FitzHerbert in 1947
Child - Judith Harriet born during residency.
Children - Helen Hermione, Margaret Stella and Evelyn Muriel – Unsure as to where these were
Children of Captain Henry FitzHerbert Wright and Muriel Harriet FitzHerbert Wright (nee Fletcher)
The Height Chart
A couple of years ago, as I stripped lining paper from the walls of the former dining room, and soon-to-be lounge of our wedding venue, some odd pencil marks were revealed for the first time in decades. What were these mysterious lines, dates and initials I had discovered?
Stephen Camplyon Wright – Height measured in Jan and Sept 1918 (aged 10 yrs 6 mths and at 11 yrs 2 mths)
Descendants of “Muriel Harriet” Fletcher
Ancestry of “Muriel Harriet” Fletcher