In 1936 Mary became Mark after two operations by Lennox Broster at Charing Cross Hospital. Broster said: “Mr. Mark Weston, who was always brought up as a female, is male, and should continue life as such".
Two months later Mark married his close friend, Alberta Bray, in Plymouth.
His younger sibling, became Harry a few years later.
- “Change of Sex”. Time. Aug 24, 1936. www.time.com/time/magazine/article/0,9171,756527,00.html.
- Donald Furthman Wickets. “Can Sex in Humans be Changed”. Physical Culture Jan 1937. http://blog.modernmechanix.com/2007/01/16/can-sex-in-humans-be-changed.