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Freddie Parker

Dr Frederick Parker (1877 - 1922) was the husband of May Murray Parker, daughter of Schreiner’s friend Caroline Murray and niece of Schreiner’s closest friend Betty Molteno. Schreiner stayed at the Parkers’ home, which they ran as a bed-and-breakfast cum sanatorium, at Llandrindod Wells in Wales on a number of occasions during the First World War, and also it was here that Will Schreiner was taken in June 1919 when his health failed. He died there on 28 June 1919. From comments in Schreiner’s letters it is apparent that Freddie Parker’s own health was poor and he died in 1922.
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