By Wilfred Chinnock,Peter Edmonds

WILFRED CHINNOCK tells of his years as butler within the family of a press baron, the 1st Lord Rothermere. existence one of the aristocracy of the Nineteen Thirties is vividly defined during this ‘upstairs, downstairs’ story of a of a tender guy solid right into a global so very varied from his modest Somerset upbringing. He tells of ways he was once selected, on the age of fourteen, to move by myself to London to take in a submit at the employees of the Windham membership in St James’s.
We stick to him on his many adventures until eventually he meets Lord Rothermere who appoints him to the location of butler, to reside and paintings in nice homes in London, Norfolk and Scotland and we pay attention of a few of the treasures that decorated his place of work.
one of the recognized personalities Mr Chinnock met have been Lord Beaverbrook, Winston Churchill, Herr von Ribbentrop, David Lloyd-George and Princess Stephanie Hohenlohe.
He as soon as stated: “My tale reads like a fairytale. humans say it didn’t rather ensue however it did. It used to be our life.”

WILFRED CHINNOCK penned the manuscript for this ebook within the Eighties making sure that it may be released. His efforts have been thwarted and he died in 1994 with the venture no longer completed.
In 2009, his son-in-law, Peter Edmonds, determined, on re-reading the tale, to aim book. With this in brain he set approximately enhancing the unique manuscript. hence, his study led him to many attention-grabbing evidence and tales. He came upon it tempting so as to add those to Mr Chinnock’s writings yet, as they're all within the public area he has left it to the reader to do his personal research!
Wilfred Chinnock served as a driving force with the Royal military provider Corps in the course of the warfare and used to be at the first convoy that entered the liberated Berlin.
He pursued a occupation in household carrier and catering after the struggle, to start with in Derbyshire after which, on relocating to Bognor Regis, on the Clarehaven lodge. within the Nineteen Fifties, he and his spouse ran the Primrose Café subsequent to the Picturedrome.
He spent the rest of his operating existence with Hago and Lec Refrigeration.

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