Vera Dorothy  Hetherington

Vera Dorothy Hetherington

Female - 1967    Has 2 ancestors but no descendants in this family tree.

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  • Name Vera Dorothy Hetherington 
    Relationshipwith Adam
    Gender Female 
    Died 7 Sep 1967  St Peters Hospital, Chertsey, Surrey Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I270135  Geneagraphie
    Last Modified 12 Aug 2001 

    Father Charles Hetherington,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Mother Florence Mabel,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Family ID F109224  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family William McLean Garnett-Botfield,   b. 29 Dec 1881, Aston Hall, Shifnal, Shropshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 May 1961, Surbiton Hospital, Surbiton, Surrey Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years) 
    Married 19 Aug 1937 
    Last Modified 12 Aug 2001 
    Family ID F109202  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 



    • Vera Dorothy Garnett-Botfield, widow of William McLean Garnett-Botfield, died on September 7, 1967 [at age 56] at St. Peters Hospital, Chertsey, Surrey. She was living with her brother at time of death at
      19 Walton Park, Walton, Surrey and was listed as "of independent means". She died three weeks after a thyroidectomy operation, her death caused by an attack of bilateral pneumonia and myasthenia gravis. Informant was her brother John Wrangle Hetherington.

      Mrs. Garnett-Botfield, unlike her husband, did leave a will. It was written on September 13, 1962---a year and four months after the death of her husband, and probated on November 27, 1967 at London. She left personal effects valued at only L5,808 and the letters of probate were issued to her executor---her brother John Wrangle Hetherington, an engineer.

      According to the terms of Mrs Garnett-Botfield's will, she bequeathed her eyes to the Royal Eye Hospital to be used for therapeutic purposes, and her body was made available for anatomical examination and scientific experimentation.

      After debts and funeral expenses, the residue of her possessions was bequeathed to her mother Florence Mabel Hetherington.

      Nothing else of the Garnett-Botfield family or fortunes seems to have remained after the death of "Billie" Garnett-Botfield and his wife.

      They were the very last of the GARNETT- BOTFIELDs in captivity---the end of the line. With them died the dynasty and the name.


      Vera Dorothy Garnett-Botfield, widow of William McLean Garnett-Botfield,
      die d on September 7, 1967 [at age 56] at St. Peters Hospital,
      Chertsey, Surrey . She was living with her brother at time of death at
      19 Walton Park, Walto n, Surrey and was listed as "of independent
      means". She died three weeks af ter a thyroidectomy operation, her death
      caused by an attack of bilateral pne umonia and myasthenia gravis.
      Informant was her brother John Wrangle Hetheri ngton.
      Mrs. Garnett-Botfield, unlike her husband, did leave a will. It wa s
      written on September 13, 1962---a year and four months after the death of
      her husband, and probated on November 27, 1967 at London. She left
      person al effects valued at only L5,808 and the letters of probate were
      issued to he r executor---her brother John Wrangle Hetherington, an
      engineer.
      Accordin g to the terms of Mrs Garnett-Botfield's will, she bequeathed
      her eyes to th e Royal Eye Hospital to be used for therapeutic purposes,
      and her body was m ade available for anatomical examination and scientific
      experimentation.
      A fter debts and funeral expenses, the residue of her possessions was
      bequeathe d to her mother Florence Mabel Hetherington.
      Nothing else of the Garnett-Botfi eld family or fortunes seems to have
      remained after the death of "Billie" Gar nett-Botfield and his wife.
      They were the very last of the GARNETT- BOTFIELD s in captivity---the end
      of the line. With them died the dynasty and the name


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