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Hon. Tom Freeman-Mitford 1909-1945

An Illustrated talk on Tom Mitford ( only brother of the famous Mitford sisters) by William Cross FSA Scot


Tom Mitford : "A Perfect Son and Brother"

Tom Mitford was the only son of Thomas David Freeman-Mitford , the 2nd Baron Redesdale ( known to his children as "Farve" ) and his wife Sydney Bowles ( known to her children as “Muv”).

He was the only brother of the six famous Mitford sisters who led notorious lives in feats of scandal, love, adultery, divorce and following fascism, as part of the 20th century's greatest high jinx tales, and real history and folklore. No one was allowed to ignore the Mitford clan.

Tom was not a headline seeker, but his story is just as eventful as his sisters.

Society Author William Cross, FSA Scot has made a close study of Tom Mitford’s life, loves, career and the relationship
with his well known sisters and parents.

This illustrated talk will shock and amuse : this is a detailed insight into one topsy-turvy, dysfunctional family, perhaps Britain first soap opera. Tom’s family memorial at St Mary’s Church, Swinbrook records him as being a “very perfect son and brother”. But was he?


Speaker(s):

Mr William Cross | talks | www

 

Date and Time:

21 September 2021 at 2:00 pm

Duration:

2 hours

 

Venue:

Newbridge U3A
c/o St Paul's Church Hall
Newbridge
NP11 4FH


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William Cross, FSA Scot is the author of a number of books on Society figures from the 20th Century and his books centre on scandal, sex and cover up.

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