Other names: Emmeline Dorothea
Locations in this story: Budleigh Salterton, DevonSt. John's Cottage, Alcester, Shaftesbury, DorsetHammersmith, LondonMere, WiltshireCann, Shaftesbury, Dorset
Story: Emmeline Dorothea Woodhouse was born in Budleigh Salterton, Devon in 1876, the daughter of Rev. George Girdlestone Woodhouse and Emmeline Woodhouse (née Benson). She married Hugh Carl Forrester (a solicitor) at Cann, Shaftesbury, Dorset, on 4th June 1897 and they set up home at St. John's Cottage, Alcester, Shaftesbury, Dorset. There are no records of any children. Hugh Forrester died on 28 Feb 1917. Emmeline served with the British Red Cross (Voluntary Aid Detachment) from 1918 until later in 1919. She provided services at the VAD Hospital Dorset 16, Mere, Wiltshire. The 1921 Census shows her still living at St. John's Cottage, a widow, living on her own means. She had moved at some time to 59 Rowan Road, Hammersmith, London, and died there on 15th June 1928.