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The History of My House

thu26oct7:30 pmthu9:00 pmThe History of My HouseHoneywood Museum, Honeywood Walk, Carshalton SM5 3NX7:30 pm - 9:00 pm(GMT+01:00)

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We welcome Jill Whitehead to speak this evening: The Dukes family lived in Jill’s house in Carshalton from 1946 to 1993, having arrived from Vienna in 1939/40 escaping the Nazis.

They owned a successful agricultural foodstuffs company operating out of Bratislava, Vienna and Budapest pre -war, and their family members included an eminent Freudian psychologist. Jill looks at the family’s past life pre-WW2, how WW2 changed everything, and how Helen Dukes and her parents and cousin escaped to Britain and their very different lives post war in South London.

Seats £7 (£6 Members) from or 020 8642 4778

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