Documents, photographs and references related to

Hilary Trevenen James (1914-1990)

Hilary Trevenen James was my mother's eldest brother. These documents relate both to him and to various people he was immediately connected to.

John Barnard
26 Mar 2019

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HTJ-1 Draft curriculum vitae, biographical notes and obituary compiled by his brothers Original documents held by Rosie Plummer and photographed by John Barnard, Feb 2010.
HTJ-2 Album of photos of Hilary, preserved by his son Toby Benton Original found among Toby's possessions following his death, and held by Brian Harrisson. Scanned by John Barnard, Oct 2018.
HTJ-3 Photograph of Hilary with his partner Elisabeth Maier (probably taken in Cornwall, mid-1980s) Original held by Rosie Plummer and photographed by John Barnard, Feb 2010
HTJ-4 Two photos of Hilary, taken in London circa 1980 Original photos given to John and Anne Barnard by Harriet Benton, Aug 2018
HTJ-5 Death certificate for Hilary (27 Mar 1990). Informant is Elisabeth Margaret Maier; address given as 29A  Causewayhead, Penzance; occupation given as "psychologist (retired)"; cause of death coronary artery thrombosis Original held by Rosie Plummer and photographed by John Barnard, Feb 2010.
HTJ-6Letter from Hilary to parents from Westminster School, May 1928 (2pp) with reference to Rev [Harold] Costley-White (Westminster headmaster)Typescript prepared by Bob James, with note that original has been sent to Westminster School archivist 11 Mar 2004. Held by Rosie Plummer and photographed by John Barnard, Feb 2010
HTJ-7An Escape from the Looking Glass. Profile of Elisabeth Maier. By Graham Hewitt. Photocopy of article from unidentified Cornish arts magazine, circa 1991. Elisabeth was Hilary's partner during his last decade, and the article has extensive references to him, describing him as a psychologist, and noting his death "last year".Copies held by John Barnard and Pip James-Buth.