The Peace Girls  born 1860s/70s
40 Oxford Street
Oxford Street
Picture from the SWOP website
Reference number BFP : 04487
Here we lived when we were small,
The five Peace girls and Will,
And though we went away to school
We thought of Wycombe still,
For we had friends and family
Both up the hill and down
And two of us found husbands here
From elsewhere in the town,
And Edith went to Northwood
And Florence overseas
Which only left poor Lilian
With no spouse left to please.

Minnie married Arthur Clarke of Castle Hill, Edith married Acton Bucknall of Northwood, Nellie married Fred Skull of Bassetsbury Manor,  Florence married the Rev Hugh Chignell and went to South Africa.  Lilian remained a spinster and looked after her father at 89/90 Easton Street after her mother had died.

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