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Family Group Sheet : Jack Russell Carmichael Christopher / Barbara de Sélincourt (F1031)

m. 27 Jun 1929

  • Father | Male
    Jack Russell Carmichael Christopher

    Birth  28 May 1900  3 Alexandra Rd, Norwood Find all individuals with events at this location
    Death  17 Apr 1969  Beaulieu Lodge, Beaulieu Rd, Cooden Find all individuals with events at this location
    Marriage  27 Jun 1929  St Margaret, Westminster  [1, 2, 3] Find all individuals with events at this location
    Father  Cosby Carmichael Christopher | F0135 Family Group Sheet 
    Mother  Sybil Isoz-Pile | F0135 Family Group Sheet 

    Mother | Female
    Barbara de Sélincourt

    Birth  23 Sep 1908  30 Eton Avenue, Hampstead Find all individuals with events at this location
    Death  Nov 1996  Crawley Find all individuals with events at this location
    Father  Charles Wilfrid de Sélincourt | F1032 Family Group Sheet 
    Mother  Bessie Winifred Whitlock | F1032 Family Group Sheet 

    Child 1 | Male
    + Living

    Spouse  Living | F1033 

    Child 2 | Male
    + Living

    Spouse  Living | F1309 

  • Notes  Marriage:
    • The Bishop of London will officiate at the marriage of Mr. Jack R. Carmichael Christopher, Royal Horse Artillery, and Miss Barbara de Sélincourt, which will take place at St. Margaret's, Westminster, on Thursday, June 27, at 2.15 p.m. [The Times, 16 May 1929]
    • The marriage took place at St. Margaret's, Westminster, yesterday of Mr. Jack Russell Carmichael Christopher, R.H.A., son of the late Mr. Cosby Carmichael Christopher and Mrs. Cyril Davis, of 26, Wilton-place, and Miss Barbara de Sélincourt, only daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Wilfrid de Sélincourt, 2, Upper Brook-street. The Bishop of London [Arthur Winnington-Ingram] officiated.
      The bride, who was given away by her father, wore a soft gown of white silk satin, with a train of the same material, entirely covered with cream Brussels net and lace. The pages were Master Rodney de Sélincourt, Master Christopher Robin Milne, Master Anthony de Sélincourt, Master Brian Whitlock, and Master Robert Cleveland-Stevens, and they wore suits of maize-coloured crêpe de Chine with tulle truffles. The other child attendants, Miss Pamela Whitlock, Miss Elizabeth Hind, and Miss Anne Lockhart, wore Kate Greenaway dresses of maize-coloured net, with wide sashes of gold lamé and winged caps of gold lace. They carried baskets of flame-coloured flowers. The grown-up bridesmaids, Miss Peta Davis and Miss Christine Kitson, wore gowns of maize-coloured net. They carried sheafs of flame-coloured flowers. Mr. J. T. de H. Vaizey. R.H.A., was best man, and a guard of honour was provided by Trumpeters from Woolwich. A reception was held afterwards at the May Fair Hotel, and among those present were:--
      Mr. and Mrs. C. Davis, Mr. J. K. N. Davis, Mrs. Pile, Miss Pile, Mr. and Mrs. Jocelyn de Sélincourt, Mr. W. de Sélincourt, Miss Rotha de Sélincourt, Mr. H. N. Davis, Mr. Lee-Matthews, Lady Bledisloe, the Hon. Doreen Jessel, Mr. Lionel Kitson, Lady Worthington-Evans, Miss Worthington-Evans, Lady Margaret D'Arcy, Sir Banister and Lady Fletcher, Mrs. George Henderson, Mr. and Mrs. Douglas Hacking, Lady Greer, Mrs. Moelwyn Hughes, Lady English, the Hon. Lady Croft, Viscountess Sandhurst, Lady Maugham, Mr. and Mrs. H. M. Thornton, Mr. P. Barringer, Brigadier and Mrs. Forster, Lady Norton-Griffiths, Mrs. Rashleigh Phipps, Dr. and Mrs. Boyle, Mr. and Mrs. Whitlock, Rear-Admiral Sir Harry and Lady Stileman, Sir Ernest and Lady Moir, the Hon. Frances and the Hon. Dorothy Tollemache, Colonel Rogers, Mr. and Mrs. H. C. Hind, the Hon. Mrs. Borras Whiteside, the Hon. Mrs. James Borthwick, Mrs. Horace Bleackley, Mr. H. L. Gunner, Mr. J. Bishop-Harman, Mr. H. M. L. Parkinson, Mr. H. R. Ferguson, Captain Phipps, Mrs. E. Lumsden, Lady Le Bas, Sir Charles and Lady Mandleberg, Dame Beatrix Lyall, Mr. R. V. Payne, Mrs. R. G. Casey, Mrs. Cleveland-Stevens, Mrs. Charles Borritt, Major and Mrs. Bowater, Mrs. Frank Osborne, Mr. and Mrs. Hunter Todd, Captain and Mrs. Todd, Mr. and Mrs. R. H. Jocelyn Swan, Mr. and Mrs. C. Hubert Letts, Mrs. Albery, Mrs. Backhouse, Dr. Jennings, Mrs. Ernest Hill, Mrs. Pelham Burn, Mrs. Henry, Mr. and Mrs. Hale.
      Captain Eunson, Mrs. Stuart Bogle, Miss Joynson-Hicks, Lady Hawke, Mrs. Leonard Hacking, Mr. and Mrs. Hacking, Mrs. Broadbent Thompson, Mrs. Fell-Clarke, Major and Mrs. Alan McLean, Captain Hedgeland, Captain and Mrs. Rigby, Mrs. Ellison, Mrs. V. C. Longstaffe, Mrs. Richard Raphael, Mrs. Musgrave Watson, Mrs. Bond, Mrs. Archibald Home, Mr. and Mrs. A. A. Milne, Mrs. Michael Biddulph, Admiral and Miss Currey, Mr. and Mrs. St. Clair, Mr. R. A. Walter, Mrs. Leith Boyd, Colonel and Mrs. Macdonald, and Major-General Charles. [The Times, 28 Jun 1929]

  • Sources 
    1. [S05] The Times, forthcoming marriages, 16 May 1929.

    2. [S02] BMD Index, marriage reg SGHS, 2Q1929.

    3. [S62] The Family of Christopher and some others.