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Bridget Horatia  Richmond

Bridget Horatia Richmond

Female 1910 - 2000  (90 years)


  • Name Bridget Horatia Richmond  [1, 2
    Known as "Biddy" 
    Birth 05 May 1910  Rounton Grange, East Rounton Find all individuals with events at this location   [2, 3
    • Bridget H Richmond birth reg Stokesley 2Q1912 but curious as Valentine birth reg 1Q1912. Presumed to be late registration of birth 05 May 1910.
    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   [4
    • 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 20 Jun 1933    [3
    Edwin Noel Auguste Plowden,   b. 06 Jan 1907, Mansion House, Strachur, Argyll Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Feb 2001, Martels Manor, Dunmow Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Death 27 Sep 2000  Martels Manor, Dunmow Find all individuals with events at this location   [3
    Person ID I2487  Tatham | Richmond branch | Descendant
    Last Modified 20 Jun 2013 

    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   [1, 5, 6
    • 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 Edwin Noel Auguste Plowden,   b. 06 Jan 1907, Mansion House, Strachur, Argyll Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Feb 2001, Martels Manor, Dunmow Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 94 years) 
    Marriage 20 Jun 1933    [3
    Children 
    +1. William Julius Lowthian Plowden,   b. 07 Feb 1935, Chelsea Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Jun 2010, Gloucestershire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years)
     2. Anna Bridget Plowden,   b. 18 Jun 1938, 99 Cromwell Rd, Kensington Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Aug 1997, Lister Hospital, Pimlico Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 59 years)
    +3. Living
    +4. Living
    Family ID F0746  Family Group Sheet

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    Link to Google MapsBirth - 05 May 1910 - Rounton Grange, East Rounton 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 MapsDeath - 27 Sep 2000 - Martels Manor, Dunmow Link to Google Earth
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    Bridget Horatia Richmond (Lady Plowden) (1910-2000)
    Bridget Horatia Richmond (Lady Plowden) (1910-2000)

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    Bridget Horatia Richmond (Lady Plowden) (1910-2000)
    Bridget Horatia Richmond (Lady Plowden) (1910-2000)
    Obituary, The Guardian

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

    2. [S01] Census, UK, 1911.
      age 11m b Northallerton

    3. [S21] Dictionary of National Biography.

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

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

    6. [S13] thePeerage.com.