Tag Archives: Weddings

Postcard from home

William Wilson (Billy) Hunter was born on 5 June 1901 in Bishopwearmoth, Co Durham to George Albert Hunter and Dorothy Ann Small.  George and Dot were both natives of Sunderland and had married the previous August shortly after George had taken a job with Swan Hunter & Wigham Richardson in Newcastle upon Tyne as a… Read More »

Billy & Eva get married

As the “Hitler War”, as he liked to call it, started William Wilson (Billy) Hunter was working for the Board Of Trade as a Marine Engineering Surveyor.  As the government transformed itself to a war footing he was transferred to the Department for War Transport and asked to move to Falmouth in Cornwall. Falmouth was… Read More »