William Logan Selkirk was born in the West Midlands on 5th September 1904.
Educated at King Edward’s School Birmingham, he wished to become a dentist but was persuaded to become a metallurgist instead.
Betty Kate Selkirk (née Broomhall) was also born in the West Midlands on 12th August 1908(?).
She became a teacher of “Domestic Science” and Guide Leader after attending Stroud High School
They were married on 3rd September 1934, having 3 sons, eventually becoming farmers in 1953 and retiring to Jersey in 1962.
Because of Logan’s Motor Neurone disease they returned to England in 1966.
They both died in April 1984