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Mary Florence Richmond

Female 1908 - 1989  (81 years)



  • Name Mary Florence Richmond  [1, 2, 3, 4
    Birth 20 Jun 1908  Chelsea Find all individuals with events at this location   [1, 2, 3
    Residence Apr 1911  Beavor Lodge, Hammersmith Find all individuals with events at this location   [2
    Residence 1925  Ceylon Find all individuals with events at this location   [5
    • passengers on P&O SS Mantua arr London 18 Dec 1925 ex Yokohama: emb Aden, perm res Ceylon, UK res Rounton Grange, Northallerton: Richmond: Herbert Wm, 54, RN East India Station; Florence Elsa, 45; Mary Florence, 17; Bridget Horatia, 15; Valentine, 13; William Lowthian, 7.
    Marriage 26 Nov 1946  St Martin in the Fields, Westminster Find all individuals with events at this location   [6, 7
    Roland Whitwell Wilson,   b. 06 May 1907, Bournville Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Mar 1991, Canberra, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Residence 1973  5 Abingdon Gardens, Abingdon Villas, Kensington Find all individuals with events at this location   [8
    Death 31 Aug 1989  Canberra, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location   [3
    Person ID I2486  Tatham | Richmond branch | Descendant
    Last Modified 08 Aug 2014 

    Father Herbert William Richmond,   b. 15 Sep 1871, Beavor Lodge, Hammersmith Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Dec 1946, Downing College, Cambridge Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years) 
    Mother Florence Elsa Bell,   b. 09 Mar 1880, Kirkleatham Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 03 May 1971, Fulham Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 91 years) 
    Marriage 08 Jul 1907  St Lawrence, East Rounton Find all individuals with events at this location   [4, 9, 10
    • The marriage of Commander Richmond, R.N., of the cruiser Crescent, second son of Sir William Richmond, R.A., and Lady Richmond, with Miss Elsa Bell, second daughter of Sir Hugh and Lady Bell, was celebrated yesterday at East Rounton, Northallerton. Sir Hugh Bell gave his daughter away. The bridesmaids were the Hon. Blanche Stanley, Miss Philippa Johnson (cousins of the bride), and Miss Clena Rathbourne. The best man was Lieutenant Talbot Ponsonby, R.N. The house party included Sir William and Lady Richmond, Lord and Lady Stanley of Alderley, Sir Frank Lascelles (British Ambassador in Berlin), Mr. C. P. Trevelyan, M.P., and Mrs Trevelyan, Miss Elizabeth Robins, and Mr. Chirol. The presents numbered about 300, and included to the bride a silver rose bowl from the Rounton and arncliffe tenantry, a diamond star from officials and workmen of the Clarence Iron Works, a diamond star fro the officials of Messrs. Bell Brothers (Limited), Middlesbrough, and a diamond star from officials and workmen of Messrs. Bell Brothers' collieries; and to the bridegroom, from the officers of the Crescent, a writing table. Admiral of the Fleet Sir John and Lady Fisher sent a green and gold china tea-set. Commander and Mrs. Richmond left in a motor-car for the English Lakes, where the honeymoon is to be spent. [The Times, 09 Jul 1907]
    • Sir Herbert married in 1907 Elsa, daughter of Sir Hugh Bell, of Rounton Grange, Northallerton, and had a son and four daughters. [The Times 17 Dec 1946]
    Family ID F0615  Family Group Sheet

    Family Roland Whitwell Wilson,   b. 06 May 1907, Bournville Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Mar 1991, Canberra, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years) 
    Marriage 26 Nov 1946  St Martin in the Fields, Westminster Find all individuals with events at this location   [6, 7
    • The marriage took place yesterday at St. Martin-in-the-Fields of Mr. Roland Whitwell Wilson, second son of Dr. and Mrs. George B. Wilson, of Bromley, Kent, and Miss Mary Florence Wilson, eldest daughter of Admiral Sir Herbert and Lady Richmond, of Downing College, Cambridge.
      The bride, who was given away by her father, wore her grandmother's gown of cream faille. Her long net veil, edged with pearls, was worn with a tiara, and she carried a bouquet of pale pink roses. She was attended by three children -- Paul Vester and Anna and Penelope Plowden (her nephew and nieces), and by Miss Margaret Carey-Evans, Miss Margaret Barnes, Miss Jean Becker, Miss Lillan Lund (of Norway), and Miss Eleanor Purdy and Miss Hope Kitchen) of the United States). Captain Michael Barrett was best man. A reception was held at 45, Berkeley Square. [The Times, 27 Nov 1946]
    Children 
    +1. Living
    Last Modified 31 Dec 2012 
    Family ID F0992  Family Group Sheet

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    Link to Google MapsBirth - 20 Jun 1908 - Chelsea Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Apr 1911 - Beavor Lodge, Hammersmith Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1925 - Ceylon Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarriage - < - 26 Nov 1946 - St Martin in the Fields, Westminster Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarriage - 26 Nov 1946 - St Martin in the Fields, Westminster Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1973 - 5 Abingdon Gardens, Abingdon Villas, Kensington Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDeath - 31 Aug 1989 - Canberra, Australia Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S02] BMD Index, birth reg SGHS, 3Q1908.

    2. [S01] Census, UK, 1911.
      age 2 b Chelsea

    3. [S03] Family Members, CL.

    4. [S04] H Curtis: Notes for a Pedigree of the Tathams of Co. Durham.

    5. [S12] Passenger Lists, Mantua, 18 Dec 1925.

    6. [S02] BMD Index, marriage reg Westminster, 4Q1946.

    7. [S05] The Times, marriage notice, 27 Nov 1946.

    8. [S05] The Times, marriage notice, 19 Mar 1973.
      dau Margaret

    9. [S02] BMD Index, marriage reg Stokesley, 3Q1907.

    10. [S13] thePeerage.com.