Tag Archives: family

A Dad for Debra

Plot

Young Debra Wittaker lived happily with her adoptive mum, a widow, then she discovered that Mark Rutland, a new neighbour was her biological father.  Neither parent knew this  and to avoid a tug-of-love situation, Debra was keeping it secret and hoping to get her parents to fall in love and marry.

Notes

Appeared

  • A Dad for Debra – Tracy: #236 (7 April 1984) – #253 (4 August 1984)

A Game of Let’s Pretend!

Plot

When Alison Shaw’s widowed mother had to go the hospital, her cousin Susan came to look after Ally and her younger siblings, Lynne and Jon. But Susan soon grew tired of the responsibility ran off leaving Ally to cope alone.  Not wanting to cause problems,  Ally decided to pretend to everyone Susan was still with them.

Notes

Appeared

  • A Game of Let’s Pretend! – Tracy: #233 (17 March 1984) – #242 (19 May 1984)

Sister in Secret

Plot

In a desperate attempt to obtain a better life for her delicate younger brother, Johnny,  Betsy Smith, a Victorian waif, convinced Sir Charles and Lady Ashleigh that he was their long lost grandson. To reward her they gave her employment as a kitchen maid, but Mrs Barton the bullying housekeeper had taken a dislike to her.

Notes

  • Artist: Carlos Freixas

Appeared

  • Sister in Secret – Tracy: #226 (28 January 1984) – #235 (31 March 1984)

A Tale of Two Sisters

Plot

When Liz and Di Johnson’s parents died, their wealthy grandmother traced them to the fairground where they lived. She wanted Liz, who strongly resembled her father, to stay at the family home, but as the girls vowed never to be parted, Grandmother reluctantly let Di come too.

Notes

  • Artist: Rodney Sutton

Appeared

  • A Tale of Two Sisters Tracy: #193 (11 June 1983) – #207 (17 September 1983)

Saint Susan

Plot

Susan Roberts decided she must be more like her sister, Jenny, who had been killed in an accident. But it was proving quite difficult for Sue a harum-scarum tomboy – to become hardworking, kind and gentle.

Notes

  • Artist: Carlos Freixas

Appeared

  • Saint Susan – Tracy: #173 (22 January 1983) – #188 (7 May 1983)

Bossy Bessie

Plot

Bessie Bridges spent all her life in a Children’s home until she was sent to live with the Baxters, who hoped to adopt her. Bessie was eager to help all she could in her new home, but somehow her efforts seemed to upset the family, who saw her organisation as bossiness.

Notes

Appeared

  • Bossy Bessie – Tracy: #154 (11 September 1982) – #161 (30 October 1982)