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Family Group Sheet : Edwin Noel Auguste Plowden / Bridget Horatia Richmond (F0746)

m. 20 Jun 1933

  • Edwin Noel Auguste PlowdenFather | Male
    Edwin Noel Auguste Plowden

    Birth  06 Jan 1907  Mansion House, Strachur, Argyll Find all individuals with events at this location
    Death  15 Feb 2001  Martels Manor, Dunmow Find all individuals with events at this location
    Marriage  20 Jun 1933  Brompton Oratory, Kensington  [1, 2, 3] Find all individuals with events at this location
    Father  Roger Herbert Plowden | F0747 Family Group Sheet 
    Mother  Helen Haseltine | F0747 Family Group Sheet 

    Bridget Horatia RichmondMother | Female
    Bridget Horatia Richmond

    Birth  05 May 1910  Rounton Grange, East Rounton Find all individuals with events at this location
    Death  27 Sep 2000  Martels Manor, Dunmow Find all individuals with events at this location
    Father  Herbert William Richmond | F0615 Family Group Sheet 
    Mother  Florence Elsa Bell | F0615 Family Group Sheet 

    William Julius Lowthian PlowdenChild 1 | Male
    + William Julius Lowthian Plowden

    Birth  07 Feb 1935  Chelsea Find all individuals with events at this location
    Death  26 Jun 2010  Gloucestershire Find all individuals with events at this location
    Spouse  Living | F0748 

    Child 2 | Female
    Anna Bridget Plowden

    Birth  18 Jun 1938  99 Cromwell Rd, Kensington Find all individuals with events at this location
    Death  21 Aug 1997  Lister Hospital, Pimlico Find all individuals with events at this location

    Child 3 | Female
    + Living

    Spouse  Living | F0749 
    Spouse  Living | F0750 

    Child 4 | Male
    + Living

    Spouse  Living | F0751 

  • Notes  Marriage:
    • Mr. E. N. Plowden and Miss B. H. Richmond. The marriage look place on Tuesday at Brompton Oratory of Mr. Edwin Noel Plowden, younger son of the late Mr. Roger Herbert Plowden, of Strachur Park, Argyll, and of Mrs. Plowden, of Dawn-edge, Aspley Guise, Bedfordshire, and Miss Bridget Horatia Richmond, second daughter of Admiral Sir Herbert and Lady Richmond, of Great Kimble, Princes Risborough. Father John Talbot officiated. The bride, who was given away by her father, wore a gown of cream brocade, the close-fitting bodice having a Medici collar. The long tulle veil was held in place by a wreath of diamanté, and formed a train. She carried a sheaf of shaded blue delphiniums and white roses. She was attended by two children - her sister, Miss Nora Richmond, and her cousin, Master John Bell; and by five grown-up bridesmaids - Miss Mary and Miss Valentine Richmond (sisters of the bride), Miss Penelope Plowden (sister of the bridegroom), Miss Polly Godman (cousin of the bride), and Miss Heather Haseltine (cousin of the bridegroom). The page wore a white sailor suit and the little girl had a frock of China-blue and white checked organdie-muslin with a white straw hat. The older maids had dresses of cornflower-blue and white cheeked organdie-muslin with long sleeves and frilled collars. Their white straw hats had eye-veils of blue spotted net, and they carried bouquets of white carnations and sweet-peas. Mr. C. E. Wrangham was best man.
      Lady Richmond afterwards held a reception at 5, Lennox Gardens, and then the bride and bridegroom left for their honeymoon, which is being spent in Italy. The bride travelled in a green and white linen coat and skirt with a green silk blouse and a small white hat.
      Among those present at the service were:-
      Mrs. R. H. Plowden, Mr. William Richmond, Mrs. Cornwallis Plowden, Sir Charles and Lady Trevelyan [her uncle & aunt], Mr. George Trevelyan, the Misses Trevelyan [her cousins], Mr. and Mrs. A. C. Richmond [her uncle & aunt], Canon and Mrs. Meyrick [her uncle & aunt], Colonel Sir Maurice Bell [her uncle], Miss Clare Richmond [unidentified], Major and Mrs. H. Plowden, Captain and Mrs. Piers Plowden, Mrs. Hugh Bell [her aunt], Mr. Charles Plowden, Miss Chichele Plowden, Admiral Sir William and the Hon. Lady Goodenough, the Hon. Violet Cust, Lady Spring-Rice, Mr. A. Spring-Rice, Sir Arthur and Lady Somervell, Sir Thomas and Lady Parkinson, Dame Sybil Thorndike, Miss Mary and Miss Ann Casson, Sir Hugh and Lady Barnes, Major-General Sir Percy and Lady Cox, Miss Spring-Rice, Lady Henderson, the Hon. Michael Norton, Lady Acland, Miss Humphry Ward, Lady George Campbell, Lady Dickens, the Hon. Mrs. Bernard James, the Misses James, Lady Young, Rear-Admiral Sir Douglas Brownrigg, Lady Theresa Fletcher, Miss Fletcher, Lady (Alexander) Lawrence, the Hon. Mrs. Grant Duff, Lady Phipps, the Hon. Mrs. Anthony Henley, Miss Lowndes, Mr. B. R. Goodfellow, Mr. J. C. Hollins, Mrs. Anthony Foster, Mr. F. H. Winter, Mr. R. Acland, Mr. Patrick Grant, Miss M. Grant, Mr. David Porter.
      Mr. and Mrs. H. Brent Grotrian, Miss Grotrian, Mr. Michael Winch, Mrs. Arthur Farrer [widow of her cousin Arthur Richmond Farrer], Mr. Jasper More, Mr. J. Ritchie, Mr. W. T. Ritchie, Miss Haldane, Mr. and. Mrs. J. McLaren Ross, the Misses Bigham, Mrs. H. A. Francis, Mr. and Mrs. Carew Robinson, Mr. and Mrs. Hubert Somervell, Mr. D. W. Cadbury, Mrs. Milne Home, Miss Anne Milne Home, Air Commodore and Mrs. Godman, Mr. and Mrs. W. Ritchie, Mrs. S. Drury Lowe, Miss Pamela Drury Lowe, Mrs. Eric Fraser, Miss Cochrane, Mr. Coleridge Hills, Mr. and Mrs. Geoffrey Drage, Mrs. Kenneth Lampson, Mrs. Serocold, the Misses Serocold, Mrs. Gerald Waller, Mr. Robert Mathew, Mrs. Blackwood Wright, Miss Erica Wright, Mrs. Evans Lombe, Mrs. Mackeson, Miss Runciman, Mrs. Bidwell, Mr. G. FitzGerald, Mrs. Kaye, Miss Beatrice Kaye, Mrs. Robert Crawshay, Mrs. Cancellor, Mrs. Ernest Hopwood, Miss Hopwood, Mrs. Michael Barstow, and Miss Elizabeth Benn. [The Times]

  • Sources 
    1. [S02] BMD Index, birth reg Kensington, 2Q1933.

    2. [S05] The Times, marriage notice, 22 Jun 1933.

    3. [S21] Dictionary of National Biography.