English sportswoman judge

Here’s a photo from the November 20 1933 of a British woman who was about to serve as a judge at the Royal Winter Fair in Toronto.

Major Sir Philip Hunloke (1868-1947) was a sailor who won a bronze medal in the 8-metre class at the 1908 Olympic Games. He became a Groom in Waiting to King George V and an extra groom-in-waiting to King George VI. He is buried at Northwood Cemetery on the Isle of Wight; his occupation is listed as Gentleman, which I guess is good enough.

The National Portrait Gallery website has some photos of him from the 1930s.

I could find nothing on the major’s wife – it doesn’t help that the caption in the photo above doesn’t give her name.

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