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date: 22 February 2020

Shapley [married names Salt, Gorton], Olive Marylocked

  • Paddy Scannell


Shapley [married names Salt, Gorton], Olive Mary (1910–1999), broadcaster, was born on 10 April 1910 at 10 Tresco Road, Peckham, London, the only daughter and youngest of the three children of William Gilbert Shapley (1870/71–1939), local government officer, and his wife, ...

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