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Family Group Sheet : John William Lawrence Fry / Bettine Ethel Read Hardy (F0175)

m. 30 Oct 1919

  • Father | Male
    John William Lawrence Fry

    Birth  29 Nov 1887  Multan, Punjab Find all individuals with events at this location
    Death  Mar 1969   
    Burial  31 Mar 1969  Malew, Isle of Man Find all individuals with events at this location
    Marriage  30 Oct 1919  St Peter, Eaton Square, Westminster  [1] Find all individuals with events at this location
    Divorced  1939   
    Father  William Fry | F1056 Family Group Sheet 
    Mother  Ellen Margaret Goldie-Taubman | F1056 Family Group Sheet 

    Mother | Female
    Bettine Ethel Read Hardy

    Birth  27 Sep 1897  Marylebone Find all individuals with events at this location
    Death  abt Nov 1974  Surrey S W Find all individuals with events at this location
    Other Spouse  Anthony Forbes Moir | F0176 
    Marriage  abt May 1939  Kensington Find all individuals with events at this location
    Father  Percival Hardy | F0180 Family Group Sheet 
    Mother  Margaret Ethel Tatham | F0180 Family Group Sheet 

  • Notes 
    • no children identified in E&W BMD index

    • 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]

  • Sources 
    1. [S05] The Times, forthcoming marriages, 23 Sep 1919.

    2. [S13] thePeerage.com.