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Elfrida Matilda Zohrab married James Ponsford.  He was born in 1840 in Marylebone and was a civil engineer.  They had three children, including Frank Frederick Ponsford

Frank Frederick Ponsford was in the navy in World War I and was an Admiralty courier latterly.  He was the second husband of Iraida nee Petrovsky.  They married in Piraeus, Greece, in 1921.  Frank died in 1944 in Putney.  She married her third husband in 1956 and then she died in 1961.

Iraida's father was Alexander Petrovsky, a colonel in the Russian Hussars and her first husband's surname was Vilkonsky. She was probably born about 1896 and was a pupil at the Smolny Institute in St Petersburg before the revolution.


Frank Ponsford (with spectacles)

Frank Ponsford (with spectacles)


Elfrida Matilda Ponsford (nee Zohrab)


Frank Ponsford on Lemnos in 1924

Frank Ponsford on Lemnos in 1924








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