Lilian Elizabeth Blayney 1916-2009

Lilian was my maternal grandmother and was also known as ‘Queen’ or ‘Queenie’.

She was born on 4th May 1916 to Joseph H Blayney and May Victoria Blyth.

She married Albert Edward Hooper. They had 3 children – May, Janet and Jessie.

She died on 21st October 2009.

Below is a photo of Lilian in Egypt with her mother, father and brother. Her father was part of the mop-up operation in Egypt after the First World War.

Photo: Lilian Blayney, May Blyth and Joseph Blayney in front of the sphink, Egypt. c.1919

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