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Edward William Hubert Castell (b.1936) and Derek Ian Walton Holdaway (b.1937)

Edward William Castell (b.1936)
Son of Henry Edward Castell (1901-1987) and Helen Maud Lancaster (1911-1975)
Born in Stanmore on 22 November 1936
Educated at The Hawthorns, Redhill and Merchant Taylors.
Apprentice Journalist with the Windsor, Slouth and Eton Express, 1st April 1958
Lived in Moor Park, Northwood, Watford and finally in Bridport
Worked for the Ministry of Defence during his National Service, joined Civil Service in 1965 and worked in the Ministry of Defence, The Home Office, Ministry of Defence and Central Office of Information.
Retired from Civil Service on 30 November 1991
Came to live in Bridport in 1994
Entered into Civil Partnership with Derek Ian Walton Holdaway (b.1937) at Exeter Registry Office on 3rd February 2006
Diagnosed with vascular dementia in 2014

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Photographs of William by Dora Head, Oxford Street, London

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William at the wedding of his friends Martin and Angela Bull

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William and Derek, False Bay, South Africa. 1995

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William with Derek’s mother Barbara at their home in Bridport

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William in our garden

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William, Joanna, Guillaume, and Derek. 2007

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William in the garden, August 2016

 

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