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Brenda Ann PLAYER

Female 1944 - 1992  (48 years)


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  • Name Brenda Ann PLAYER 
    Born 24 Mar 1944  Manor Park, Wanstead, Essex Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Female 
    _UID 85287C03E417444585E892DFFE617D58C20D 
    Died 28 Dec 1992  Sobell House, Oxford Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Notes 
    • Janet Webb, September 2013, provided the following narrative:

      BRENDA PLAYER (BOSWELL)

      Brenda was born on 24th March 1944 in Manor Park Wanstead .
      She was the 2nd daughter of lda and Albert Player. She attended
      Aldersbrook Primary School a couple of streets from her home at 1
      Park Road, Manor Park until her family moved to The Midlands in
      1950. She then went to Clapham Terrace School in Leamington
      Spa.The family then lived at 24, Newbold Terrace after Albert lost his
      job and his house in Lillington. After leaving Clapham Terrace School,
      Brenda went to Campion School in Leicester Street, Leamington until
      leaving school at 15. She then went to work as an office junior at A.P.
      Products where she learned typing and office work. She left the job in
      1965, when she went to work in Guernsey as a Hotel Receptionist
      until she met David Boswell and they returned to his home in Oxford
      and were married. Their first child Tracy was born in 1966 and was
      followed by Stephen in 1969 and Philip in 1971. She moved with the
      children to Abingdon, Oxfordshire and then to Carterton when she and
      David divorced.
      Her daughter Tracy was married to " Shuggie " but Brenda was
      diagnosed with Cancer soon afterwards, she went into Sobell House,
      part of the John Radcliffe lnfirmary and died on 28th December 1996.
      Tracy and "Shuggie" were divorced not long afterwards and Tracy then
      married Martin Bleach. She had 2 children Katie and Edward, they still live in Carterton.
      Stephen, Brenda's 2nd child, married Claire. They had a son George
      Ethan born on 30th September 2007. They live in Carterton where
      Claire owns a Hairdressing business.
      Philip, Brenda's last son, lives in Swindon. He has not married at the
      time of writing.
    Person ID I2563  Great Horkesley, Essex
    Last Modified 5 Sep 2013 

    Father Albert George PLAYER,   b. 31 Mar 1914, West Ham RD Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Nov 1994, Leamington Spa, Warwickshire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years) 
    Mother Ida Louisa HALL,   b. 12 Oct 1912, 26 Harmond Street, Shoreditch, London Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Jan 1996, Leamington Spa, Warwickshire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years) 
    Married 23 Dec 1939  West Ham Parish Church, London Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 4
    Family ID F856  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family David E BOSWELL 
    Children 
     1. Tracy Lorraine BOSWELL
     2. Stephen John BOSWELL
     3. Phillip Michael BOSWELL
    Last Modified 5 Sep 2013 
    Family ID F860  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S178] BMD index, Q1 1944 Essex SW 4a/315. (Reliability: 3).

    2. [S297] Janet Webb, August/September 2013.

    3. [S178] BMD index, Dec 1992 Oxford 20/2656. (Reliability: 3).

    4. [S178] BMD index, Q4 1939 West Ham 4a/359. (Reliability: 3).