A sombre day at the British Library today was considerably lightened by a story in the edition of the Middlesex County Times of April 29th 1939.
Captain William A. Waring of Ruislip, West London, was reported as having had a paternity order made against him. It seems that intimacy had taken place between him and Mrs Gladys Price, widow, not only at Mount Park Road Ealing, where he was a lodger at a boarding house kept by Mrs Price’s mother, but also at a house in Worthing. As a consequence of this, Captain Waring was ordered to pay £1 per week to Mrs Price for the support of her baby girl.
Captain Waring was 78 years old…
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