Refer to message 1553 on this board on the Gerrettie family, including a mention of Blanche. Dr. Turner has passed on and I don’t know if his research notes have passed to a public institution. You might try the Circus Fans Association of Great Britain for insights. http://www.circusfriends.co.uk/ The National Fairground Archive at Sheffield University might have relevant holdings. There’s a single entry Gerrettie here: http://members.shaw.ca/pauline777/Misc.html. Searching via different name spellings will likely yield more hits. Searching digitized British newspapers, including The Era, will likely yield many more.
A quick mention of Jean Seul: https://books.google.com/books?id=AVJNAAAAYAAJ&pg=PA106&lpg=PA106&dq=jean+seul+circus&source=bl&ots=nylAHx3VEv&sig=Jr596Kz8yNUWvcVxEsNWcQUgV5E&hl=en&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwi1poLg5cjPAhUp74MKHdW3D9UQ6AEIKTAB#v=onepage&q=jean%20seul%20circus&f=false If you can access World’s Fair it will likely be helpful for early 20th century activity.
Fred Dahlinger Jr., Curator of Circus History, John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art, Sarasota, FL
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