Location: Mount Hermon Cemetery
Date: c. 1920
Source: Archives of The Treggett Family
At the cemetery, tea parties were a way to integrate family, friends and sometimes visitors. The garden behind the lodge was the place where the tea parties were usually held.
People in the picture: Hilda Treggett (middle), Kenneth Treggett (in the chair), Gordon Treggett (black suit)
While working at Marchmont, William Treggett was enamoured with the tea parties that were held there. This tradition goes back to the time of the Lumber Merchants and Ship Builders as they enjoyed entertaining nobility on their vast estates.