Dating agancies

25-Nov-2017 08:57

"She later came to a party for the 25th anniversary of the agency and asked if I could sign her on again because she was now divorced. There were no average types." Soon, Stella had converted a bedroom of the family home from which to run her office.I had to decline as she was now in her late 60s and I didn't think I could help her."As the business grew in the Sixties, there were no shortage of applications. "I employed a mother's help to look after Emma, alongside a secretary, a cleaner and a housekeeper," she recalls.In almost half a century of romantic busybodying, nearly 20,000 people have passed through her books - from Bluebell girls and businessmen to beauty queens and barristers.

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I was very young and we'd never spent any proper time together.

It had been a heady romance, but once married, Stella regretted the union almost immediately.

"I knew within a month that I'd made a dreadful mistake.

Those Stella has helped over the years include television personalities - although Stella is resolutely declines to name them - and members of the aristocracy.

It is the ordinary folk, however, of whom she is most proud, and whose thank-you letters she treasures.

I was very young and we'd never spent any proper time together.It had been a heady romance, but once married, Stella regretted the union almost immediately."I knew within a month that I'd made a dreadful mistake.Those Stella has helped over the years include television personalities - although Stella is resolutely declines to name them - and members of the aristocracy.It is the ordinary folk, however, of whom she is most proud, and whose thank-you letters she treasures.Marriage bureaux were still in their infancy and, bound by the sexually conservative mores of the time, Stella found it difficult to gain publicity: in the early Sixties, few newspapers were willing to publish her ads, fearful they were linked with the sex industry.