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John William Lawrence Fry

Male 1887 - 1969  (81 years)



  • Name John William Lawrence Fry  [1, 2, 3
    Known as "Jack" 
    Birth 29 Nov 1887  Multan, Punjab Find all individuals with events at this location   [3, 4, 5
    Education abt 1901 - 1906  Wellington College, Crowthorne Find all individuals with events at this location   [3
    Residence Mar 1901  Wellington College, Crowthorne Find all individuals with events at this location   [3
    Occupation 1907  2nd Lieutenant, West Yorkshire Regt  [5
    Occupation Apr 1911  2nd Lieutenant, Half Pay, Army  [4
    Residence Apr 1911  69 Harcourt Terrace, South Kensington Find all individuals with events at this location   [4
    Post/Rank/Title Oct 1919  Captain  [2
    Marriage 30 Oct 1919  St Peter, Eaton Square, Westminster Find all individuals with events at this location   [2
    Bettine Ethel Read Hardy,   b. 27 Sep 1897, Marylebone Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. abt Nov 1974, Surrey S W Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Post/Rank/Title 1946  JP  [5
    Name Change 16 Feb 1946  John William Fry-Goldie-Taubman  [5
    • by Royal Licence
    Residence 1952  The Nunnery, Braddan, Isle of Man Find all individuals with events at this location   [5
    Death Mar 1969    [6
    Burial 31 Mar 1969  Malew, Isle of Man Find all individuals with events at this location   [6
    Person ID I1685  Tatham | Morris branch | Spouse
    Last Modified 23 Nov 2011 

    Father William Fry,   b. 08 Sep 1858, Dublin Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Mar 1934, 12 Clarence Rd, Windsor Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years) 
    Mother Ellen Margaret Goldie-Taubman,   b. 15 Mar 1862, Edinburgh Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 01 Feb 1962, Isle of Man? Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 99 years) 
    Marriage 13 Sep 1886    [5, 7, 8
    Notes 
    • also resid Apr 1911: dau Dorothy Elena, age 18 b Mandalay; + 4 serv.
    Family ID F1056  Family Group Sheet

    Family Bettine Ethel Read Hardy,   b. 27 Sep 1897, Marylebone Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. abt Nov 1974, Surrey S W Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years) 
    Marriage 30 Oct 1919  St Peter, Eaton Square, Westminster Find all individuals with events at this location   [2
    • The marriage of Miss Bettine Ethel Read Hardy with Captain John William Lawrence Fry will take place on Thursday, October 30, at St. Peter's, Eaton-square, at 2.30 o'clock. [The Times, 23 Sep 1919]
    • The marriage took place yesterday, at St. Peter's, Eaton-square, of Captain J. W. Lawrence Fry. only son of Major-General Fry, C.B., C.V.O., Governor of the Isle of Man, and of Mrs. Fry, to Bettine, younger twin daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Percival Hardy, of 24 Chester-street, S.W. The officiating clergy were Canon Edgar Sheppard, K.C.V.O., Sub-Dean of the Chapels Royal, assisted by the Rev. H. R. L. Sheppard, vicar of St.Martin-in-the-Fields, and the Rev. Austin Thompson, vicar of St. Peter's, Eaton-square. The bride, who was given away by her father, wore a gown of ivory velvet, and a Court train of tulle. The bridesmaids - the Hon. Patience Kemp, Miss Myrtle Staniland, and Miss Helen Moir - wore flame-coloured tulle dresses with dull gold net veils, and carried sheaves of autumn leaves. The bridegroom was attended by Major Harrington, D.S.O., as best man. Among the invited guests were:- The Dowager Countess of Ellesmere, Lieutenant-General Sir Henry Lawson, K.C.B., and Lady Wilma Lawson, the Earl of Lathom, Lord and Lady Rochdale, Lady Goldie-Taubman, Mr. L. Goldie-Taubman, Major Goldie-Taubman, the Hon. Francis and Mrs. Egerton, Sir Harry and Lady Hornby, Baroness Goldsmid, Mr. and Mrs. Hornby, Mr. Ward Cook, Sir Herbert and Lady Huntingdon-Whiteley, Major-General Sir Webb-Gillman, K.C.M.G., C.B., D.S.O., and Lady Gillman, Major-General and Mrs. C. Fry, and Sir Herbert and Lady Watts. [The Times, 31 Oct 1919]
    Divorced 1939    [5
    Notes 
    • no children identified in E&W BMD index
    Last Modified 29 Aug 2010 
    Family ID F0175  Family Group Sheet

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    Link to Google MapsBirth - 29 Nov 1887 - Multan, Punjab Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsEducation - abt 1901 - 1906 - Wellington College, Crowthorne Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Mar 1901 - Wellington College, Crowthorne Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Apr 1911 - 69 Harcourt Terrace, South Kensington Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarriage - < - 30 Oct 1919 - St Peter, Eaton Square, Westminster Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarriage - 30 Oct 1919 - St Peter, Eaton Square, Westminster Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1952 - The Nunnery, Braddan, Isle of Man Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBurial - 31 Mar 1969 - Malew, Isle of Man Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S04] H Curtis: Notes for a Pedigree of the Tathams of Co. Durham.

    2. [S05] The Times, forthcoming marriages, 23 Sep 1919.

    3. [S01] Census, UK, 1901.
      age 13 b India

    4. [S01] Census, UK, 1911.
      age 23 b Mooltan

    5. [S13] thePeerage.com.

    6. [S07] Other Sources, Isle of Man Family History Society.
      website accessed 29 Aug 2010

    7. [S01] Census, UK, 1911.
      marr 24 yrs

    8. [S05] The Times, obituary, 21 Mar 1934.
      William Fry