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PAMELA HOPE JAKES (NEE BAKER)

DAUGHTER OF CHARLIE BAKER – HIGH STREET CASTOR

BORN MARCH 1924

Pam was born in Longthorpe and came to live – along with her two older sisters and brother – in Castor, when her widowed father re-married and worked as groom to Major Pelham at “The Cedars”.

            She joined the A.T.S in 1942 being in the Royal Signals and stationed at Beverley Barracks, Yorkshire. She was demobbed in late 1945 and in 1946 married Alec Jakes, supporting him with his village commitments, faithfully, until she died in April 1999.

            Alec and Pam moved into 5 Thorolds Way in 1952 and have two daughters Lynne and Anne.