John Humphrey Usborne.
Born May May 12th 1918 at Eastbourne, Hants.
Married August 29th.1953
to Anne Margaret daughter of Thornton Trevelyan.
Humphrey died in 1999.



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Humphrey was educated at Chataux d'Eux, Switzerland.
He became a director of Mono Containers and Perga Cartons,
companies which were started and managed by his uncle Larry (1937-1960).
In the war he rose to the rank of Major in the Oxford & Bucks Light Infantry. He then joined the Royal West African Frontier Force in Nigeria who sent him to India. He contracted malaria and was invalided home in 1945.
They lived at Glan-Nant, Crickhowell, Wales and on retirement ran a Bed and Breakfast enterprise.
Anne was educated at Roedean and Westonbirt schools.
She still lives in Crickhowell, where she is a local conservative councillor.
Anne writes: "In Margaret Thatcher's day I was heavily involved in Conservatives and ended up being a representative for Wales Women on the National Women's Committee, and went to a reception at Downing Street. I got the Badge of Honour for Distinguished Service in 1992 for my work and fund-raising for the Red Cross.