Joan Poynder as a bridesmaid

Reminiscences of Joan Poynder 1897 - 1987

Sir John Dickson-Poynder and his wife Anne Beauclerk Dundas of Hartham House had just one child. Joan was born at Hartham Park on 11 September 1897. Joan had a lonely childhood as an only child, spending much of her time with…
Sir John and Lady Dickson Poynder. Circa 1906

A history of Hartham Park House

The Hartham Park that you see today is the result of a unique history. Lady Anne James 1795 is an important date in the history of Hartham Park and a good starting point for this brief history. Lady Anne James's (née Goddard)…