Miss Doreen Roy21 Comments
Photo: RON HUNT
Item #: 27596
Oh,how pretty she looks..how dainty..and I just love that chair..there can't be many people with that surname so I bet
she must be related to them.
The owners of the Roy Cafe were Richard and Jane Gorner.
At the time of the photo they were living at 54 Kenyon Road.
Mrs C Rookhurst would have been presented at Court herself to be able to present Miss Roy. All debutants carried feathers and wore a white gown. The procedure was ended by the Queen at the beginning of her reign. Young 'gels' were eligible for marriage after presentation. Prince Philip thought it was ' daft',! !!! (trust him) it was mainly aristocrats and upper classes who were presented .....perhaps she had connections with the landed gentry of Haigh Hall!!!!! I don't know?
Beautiful dress. Wonder if she was a debutante? Looks like she's from a well heeled family.
One of the elite classes who would have looked down on us plebs and scoffed at the working class struggle. Should all have been shot at dawn in the grounds of Haigh Hall then used for ferret food. Come the revolution brothers and sisters these types will moved on forever.
If she belonged to The Roy Café, she obviously kept off the pies......how slim and elegant she was!
I think they had to be nominated and/or presented by someone who had been presented themselves. It seems a very archaic custom to us nowadays.
What a change to the mill girls as miserable as sin in the chippy queues. Wigan's elite showing us how it should be done. Bravo! I say, and let's have more of it. As for the revolution, I can never see Comrade Corbyn and his spoilers having any power in this country, EVER...Red sunsets and soup kitchens in Bootle, with Ricky Tomlinson serving the mush...One out! All out! NEVER...It's over...Thank God.
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Father was a lieutenant colonel in the Sherwood Foresters.
Yes lets have more of the photos of the elite set that made their wealth off the poor and the rape and pillage of the world in the name of the Empire and Britannia. Still I see they are held in high regards by some fools by the comments above, fools that would have been laughed at by these upper class inbreds, especially union representatives with delusions of grandeur from terraced housing in deprived areas of Wigan, Greater Manchester.
That does not mean a Mrs C Rookhurst of Wigan, that is a full inserted double barrelled surname, as certain types do to aggrandise themselves whilst ever clawing upwards. Same with Miss Roy, one or two insertions. Bit of land, bit of military...placing the gels on the meat rack.
Whilst they could do that, 1925, people were in dire straits and kids were going round with no shoes on their feet and rickets.
Ye Gods,I bet Ron wishes he'd never put the blessed photo on.
what is the matter with you folk..there's always been them and us,but does it merit so much bile..accept it's just a photo on Album and nothing more.
Hers geet a face like a ferret unaw.
Is it any wonder they gave people like you the shaft, Red. Bogun..
People like me, Sheryl? Sorry not sure how one should address you, would that be Ma'am, Duchess or plain old Milady. I'm afraind you have me with the "Bogun.." bit Ma'am, is it upper class code?
By the bye, Come the revolution, say what!
Methinks Red has a problem or two with himself and life in general..
I think you might be right there, Fred.. no doubt brainwashed as a boy probably by parents full of hatred just like him.
Sheryl, have you no housework to be doing, washing, mopping or making the beds? Probably never been shown how by parents who sat in the Con club all day long.
Wigan WHERE Red ??????????
Been mentioned on today's PAD by "Roy" that Roy is a common Indian name, very true. I remember way back in the 50s seeing a picture in the W Observer a marriage announced between Miss Worthington and Mr. Roy. Miss Worthington looked to be dark skinned, Mr.Roy even darker skinned.
Roy is of Norman origin of course although the British stole the name among other things from India and is a variant of the name Rai which was a title of honour there.