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Grenfell Collection

Background imageGrenfell Collection: Lord Desborough with remaining son, Ivo Grenfell

Lord Desborough with remaining son, Ivo Grenfell
William Henry Grenfell, Lord Desborough (1855-1945), pictured at his home, Taplow court near Maidenhead with his remaining son, the Hon. Ivo Grenfell, and his daughter, the Hon. Imogen Grenfell

Background imageGrenfell Collection: Joyce Grenfell

Joyce Grenfell
Joyce Irene Grenfell, OBE (n饠 Phipps; 10 February 1910 30 November 1979), British comedienne, actress and, in her time, one of the countrys best loved entertainers

Background imageGrenfell Collection: Captain F. O. Grenfell V. C. of the 9th Lancers

Captain F. O. Grenfell V. C. of the 9th Lancers
Grenfell was 33 years old, and a Captain in the 9th (Queens Royal) Lancers, British Army during the First World War when the following deed during the Action of Elouges took place for which he was

Background imageGrenfell Collection: R. N. M. D. S. F Station at St. Anthony, Newfoundland

R. N. M. D. S. F Station at St. Anthony, Newfoundland
The Doctor and Nurses in Winter Costume at the Royal Mission to Deep Sea Fishermen Station at St. Anthony, Newfoundland. St. Anthonys most influential historic figure is Dr. Wilfred Grenfell

Background imageGrenfell Collection: Julian Grenfell

Julian Grenfell
JULIAN GRENFELL World War One soldier and poet

Background imageGrenfell Collection: Joyce Phipps marries Reginald Grenfell

Joyce Phipps marries Reginald Grenfell
Joyce Irene Grenfell, OBE (n饠 Phipps; 10 February 1910 30 November 1979), British comedienne, actress and, in her time, one of the countrys best loved entertainers

Background imageGrenfell Collection: Major-General Sir F Grenfell, late Sirdar of Egyptian Army

Major-General Sir F Grenfell, late Sirdar of Egyptian Army
Major-General Sir F Grenfell, late Sirdar of the Egyptian Army Date: 1898

Background imageGrenfell Collection: SGW Grenfell Twins & 9th Lancers, St Georges Church

SGW Grenfell Twins & 9th Lancers, St Georges Church Date: 2017

Background imageGrenfell Collection: Lady Salmond (Monica Grenfell) by Madame Yevonde

Lady Salmond (Monica Grenfell) by Madame Yevonde
Lady Salmond, formerly Monica Grenfell, elder daughter of Lord and Lady Desborough, sister of Julian and Billy Grenfell who were both killed in the First World War

Background imageGrenfell Collection: The Battle of Tonelero 1852

The Battle of Tonelero 1852
Battle between the Argentine Confederation army and the Brazilian Imperial Navy, commanded by Admiral Grenfell in the flagship steamer " Affonzo"

Background imageGrenfell Collection: Monica Grenfell

Monica Grenfell
The Hon. Monica Grenfell, elder daughter of Lord and Lady Desborough. Sister to Julian and Billy Grenfell who were both killed during the First World War

Background imageGrenfell Collection: Imogen Grenfell

Imogen Grenfell
Alexandra Imogen Clair Gage (nÚÑáGrenfell), Viscountess Gage (1905-1969), Daughter of 1st Baron Desborough and Ettie, Lady Desborough; wife of 6th Viscount Gage

Background imageGrenfell Collection: Prince Albert - his tutor Mr Hansell - Lord Desborough

Prince Albert - his tutor Mr Hansell - Lord Desborough
Prince Albert, Duke of York (1895-1952) (later King George VI) - his tutor Mr H. P. Hansell - William Grenfell, 1st Baron Desborough (1855-1945)

Background imageGrenfell Collection: Imogen Grenfell

Imogen Grenfell
Alexandra Imogen Clair Gage (n饠 Grenfell), Viscountess Gage (1905-1969), Daughter of 1st Baron Desborough and Ettie, Lady Desborough; wife of 6th Viscount Gage. Date: 1925

Background imageGrenfell Collection: Ettie, Lady Desborough

Ettie, Lady Desborough
Ethel Anne Priscilla ( Ettie ) Grenfell (Fane), Lady Desborough (1867-1952), Wife of William Henry Grenfell, Baron Desborough

Background imageGrenfell Collection: Memorial service for Francis & Rivy Grenfell

Memorial service for Francis & Rivy Grenfell
A memorial service at St. Peters Church, Eaton Square for Captain Francis Grenfell, V.C. and his twin brother Captain Riversdale (" Rivy" or Rivvy" ) Grenfell, V.C

Background imageGrenfell Collection: Lady Desborough with her grandchildren

Lady Desborough with her grandchildren
Ettie, Lady Desborough pictured with her grandchildren, Julian and Rosemary Salmond. Ethel Anne Priscilla ( Ettie ) Grenfell (n饠 Fane), Lady Desborough (1867-1952)

Background imageGrenfell Collection: Cpt Francis Grenfell VC (9th Lancers) - Retrieving the guns

Cpt Francis Grenfell VC (9th Lancers) - Retrieving the guns
The Taking of the Guns. Captain Francis Grenfell of the 9th Lancers retrieving the guns of 119th Battery Royal Field Artillery at Audregnies, during the Battle of Mons, 24th August 1914

Background imageGrenfell Collection: The Dock at St. Anthony, Labrador and Newfoundland

The Dock at St. Anthony, Labrador and Newfoundland. Postcard sold for the benefit of Sir Wilfred Grenfells work in Labrador and Newfoundland for the Royal National Mission to Deep Sea Fishermen

Background imageGrenfell Collection: Grenfell Street, Adelaide, South Australia

Grenfell Street, Adelaide, South Australia. Date: circa 1910s

Background imageGrenfell Collection: Ettie, Lady Desborough in fancy dress costume

Ettie, Lady Desborough in fancy dress costume
Ethel Anne Priscilla ( Ettie ) Grenfell (n饠 Fane), Lady Desborough (1867-1952), Wife of William Henry Grenfell, Baron DesboroughEttie, Lady Desborough

Background imageGrenfell Collection: The Hon. Monica Grenfell by Madame Yevonde

The Hon. Monica Grenfell by Madame Yevonde
The Hon. Monica Grenfell, elder daughter of Lord and Lady Desborough. Sister to Julian and Billy Grenfell who were both killed during the First World War. Date: 1924

Background imageGrenfell Collection: Francis Baron Grenfell

Francis Baron Grenfell
FRANCIS WALLACE, first baron GRENFELL : distinguished soldier who fought valiantly mostly in Africa against the Zulus and other natives. Date: 1841 - 1925

Background imageGrenfell Collection: Arthur Grenfell Wauchope

Arthur Grenfell Wauchope - British soldier and Knight Date: 1899

Background imageGrenfell Collection: Racegoers and bookies at the Epsom Derby, 1933

Racegoers and bookies at the Epsom Derby, 1933. Date: 1933

Background imageGrenfell Collection: Tatler cover - Lady Desboroughs Masque

Tatler cover - Lady Desboroughs Masque
Front cover of The Tatler, reporting on a fancy dress masque organised by Ettie, Lady Desborough at Taplow Court. Photograph features Rosemary Levenson-Gower, daughter of Millicent

Background imageGrenfell Collection: Lady Desborough & Billy Grenfell - costume masque

Lady Desborough & Billy Grenfell - costume masque
Ettie, Lady Desborough, pictured in costume at a masque she and Lord Desborough held at their home, Taplow Court in January 1912

Background imageGrenfell Collection: Ninth Lancers in Great War Deeds, WW1

Ninth Lancers in Great War Deeds, WW1
The Ninth (Queens Royal) Lancers charging to recapture British guns temporarily in the hands of the Germans, a deed that won the Victoria Cross for Captain F O Grenfell

Background imageGrenfell Collection: Bystander cover - Lady Desborough

Bystander cover - Lady Desborough
Ethel Anne Priscilla ( Ettie ) Grenfell (nÚÑáFane), Lady Desborough (1867-1952), Wife of William Henry Grenfell, Baron DesboroughEttie, Lady Desborough

Background imageGrenfell Collection: Captain Francis Grenfell retrieving the guns at Audregnies

Captain Francis Grenfell retrieving the guns at Audregnies
The Taking of the Guns. Captain Francis Grenfell of the 9th Lancers retrieving the guns of 119th Battery Royal Field Artillery at Audregnies, during the Battle of Mons, 24th August 1914

Background imageGrenfell Collection: Captain Francis Grenfell, VC

Captain Francis Grenfell, VC
Captain F. O. Grenfell V.C. of the 9th Lancers Details Grenfell was 33 years old, and a Captain in the 9th (Queens Royal) Lancers

Background imageGrenfell Collection: Sketch cover - Duke of Westminster, hero of a VC action

Sketch cover - Duke of Westminster, hero of a VC action
Front cover of The Sketch magazine featuring, Major Hugh Arthur Grosvenor, 2nd Duke of Westminster (1879 - 1953), known as Bendor (or Bend Or, after his fathers winning racehorse)

Background imageGrenfell Collection: Lord Desborough and youngest son, Ivo

Lord Desborough and youngest son, Ivo
William Henry Grenfell, Lord Desborough driving himself to the traditional Eton Harrow cricket match in July 1914, accompanied by his youngest son, Ivo. Date: 1914

Background imageGrenfell Collection: George Grenfell Glyn, Vanity Fair, Cecioni

George Grenfell Glyn, Vanity Fair, Cecioni
GEORGE GRENFELL GLYN, 2nd Baron Wolverton (1824-1887) British Liberal politician, Member of Parliament for Shaftesbury from 1857 until succeeding his father in 1873 and entering the House of Lords

Background imageGrenfell Collection: The Coast of Labrador and Newfoundland

The Coast of Labrador and Newfoundland. Postcard sold for the benefit of Sir Wilfred Grenfells work in Labrador and Newfoundland for the Royal National Mission to Deep Sea Fishermen (RNMDSF)

Background imageGrenfell Collection: Globe Theatre on Shaftesbury Avenue, London

Globe Theatre on Shaftesbury Avenue, London
Globe Theatre (re-named the Gielgud Theatre in 1994) on the corner of Rupert Street and Shaftesbury Avenue, presenting Tuppence Coloured with Joyce Elisabeth, Grenfell Welch and Max Adrian. Date: 1947

Background imageGrenfell Collection: Rev George Grenfell - Missionary

Rev George Grenfell - Missionary
Reverend George Grenfell (1849-1906), Baptist missionary and explorer of the Congo, Africa

Background imageGrenfell Collection: The Jameson Raid: A Courtroom scene

The Jameson Raid: A Courtroom scene
A court room scene in the trial of Doctor Jameson and his officers at Bow Street, February 25th 1896. The prisoners from left to right are as follows: H.N Grenfell, K.J.F Smith, C.H Villiers, J

Background imageGrenfell Collection: What to Wear for Winter Sports

What to Wear for Winter Sports
An ideal outfit for skiing in 1935 from Army and Navy Stores consisting of black and white check plus fours in proofed serge

Background imageGrenfell Collection: Field Marshal Herbert Plumer / Stamp

Field Marshal Herbert Plumer / Stamp
General SIR JOHN GRENFELL MAXWELL (1859 - 1929) British Army officer and colonial governor. Was given command of the Army in Egypt during the First World War

Background imageGrenfell Collection: Make up Moment in the Snow

Make up Moment in the Snow
All ready for a days winter sport, a woman applies the last completing touch of lipstick. Her equipment includes white knitted cap and sweater, red Grenfell ski jacket

Background imageGrenfell Collection: Captain Grenfell VC recipient 4 / Stamp

Captain Grenfell VC recipient 4 / Stamp
FRANCIS OCTAVIUS GRENFELL VC (1880 - 1915) of the 9th Lancers. English recipient of the Victoria Cross, the highest and most prestigious award for gallantry in the face of the enemy that can be

Background imageGrenfell Collection: For Valour : British Officers and N. C. Os who have been aw

For Valour : British Officers and N. C. Os who have been aw
From top left: 2nd Lieut David Nelson V.C. ( L Battery, R.H.A); Capt Theodore Wright. (Royal Engineers); Capt H.S. Ranken (Royal Army Medical Corps); Capt F.O. Grenfell (9th Lancers); Lieut J.H.S

Background imageGrenfell Collection: Wilfred T. Grenfell

Wilfred T. Grenfell
WILFRED THOMASON GRENFELL Physician and fundraiser who spent many years working with the communities of Labrador and Newfoundland

Background imageGrenfell Collection: Lord Desborough

Lord Desborough
William Henry Grenfell, Lord Desborough Sportsman


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