Diaries of Ethel Ellen Brander, nee Conybeare Volume 3, Scan: 0160

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1915 September 15th - Brogueswood Biddenden, Kent
Arthur married, Emily Conybeare presumably, he was Arthur Craven(?), and came
home (NB: England still home after 30+ years) because Canada was "too civilized" by 1896.) Emily and Augustus argue for fun - "Conybeares are scrappers", so perhaps Augustus is also Conybeare?
Fred Conybeare of Oxford got into trouble for being too pro-German. Was also kicked out of Harvard. Beaten up in newspapers and Parliament. Went to Spain. "He was a peace-at-any-price chap, perhaps because his son Jack was at the front."