Posts tagged: Eileen Nearne

N is for the Nearne Sisters

Jacqueline and Eileen Nearne in later life

Two for the price of one in this week’s ABC Wednesday post in two remarkably brave and modest sisters – Eileen and Jacqueline Nearne.

They were born to an English father and Spanish mother, Jacqueline in Brighton in 1916 and Eileen in London in 1921 in London, but the family moved to France in 1923 and both became fluent French speakers. Read more ›››