See also

Family of Francis Gumm Bernard and Edith Frances Edwards

Husband: Francis Gumm Bernard

  • Name:

  • Francis Gumm Bernard1

  • Sex:

  • Male

  • Father:

  • -

  • Mother:

  • -

Wife: Edith Frances Edwards

  • Name:

  • Edith Frances Edwards1,2

  • Sex:

  • Female

  • Father:

  • Lewis Frederick Edwards (1822?- )

  • Mother:

  • Elizabeth Frances Swinford (1832?- )

  • Birth:

  • 1855 (app)

  • Paddington, Middlesex, England3,4

  • Census:

  • 7 Apr 1861 (age 6)

  • The Abbey, Church Street, Minster, Kent, England3

  •  

  • granddaughter and visitor living with her grandfather and family, her parents, sister Ethel and five servants. Born in Paddington Middlesex

  • Census:

  • 31 Mar 1901 (age 46)

  • 7 Kimbolton Road, Bedford, Bedfordshire, England4

  •  

  • widowed head of the household living with son Ronald, daughter Dorothy, nephew Kenneth Playfair and two servants. Born in London

Child 1: Dorothy Frances Farquhar Bernard

  • Name:

  • Dorothy Frances Farquhar Bernard1,5

  • Sex:

  • Female

  • Spouse:

  • Brian Ponsonby Fitzgerald-Moore (1887-1916)

  • Birth:

  • 1886 (app)

  • Singapore1,4

  • Census:

  • 31 Mar 1901 (age 14)

  • 7 Kimbolton Road, Bedford, Bedfordshire, England4

  •  

  • daughter attending school and living with her widowed mother Edith, brother Ronald, cousin Kenneth Playfair and two servants. Born in Singapore

  • Administrator:

  • 7 Sep 1916 (age 29-30)

  •  

     

    Dorothy Frances Farquhar Bernard was appointed as administrator at the probate hearing of Brian Ponsonby Fitzgerald-Moore on Thursday on 7 September 1916 at the Probate Registry, London, England

  • Death:

  • Q2 1963 (age 76)

  • Westminster Hospital, Horseferry Road, Westminster, London, England6,7

  • Probate:

  • 20 Sep 1963

  • Probate Registry, London, England7

  •  

  • a widow of 24 Drayton Gardens South Kensington London died 22nd May 1963 at Westminster Hospital London, probate of effects of £21,724 8s 11d (~£412,000 in 2017) to Hong Kong and Shanghai Bank Limited, resealed in Victoria Hong Kong on 23rd January 1964

Child 2: Ronald Playfair St. Vincent Bernard

  • Name:

  • Ronald Playfair St. Vincent Bernard1,8,9

  • Sex:

  • Male

  • Name Prefix:

  • Colonel

  • Name Suffix:

  • DSO, MC

  • Spouse (1):

  • Kathleen Mary Cleland (1899-1922)

  • Spouse (2):

  • Katharine Etheldreda Wigan (1896-1978)

  • Occupation:

  •  

  • army officer then Intelligence Director for the Air Ministry8,10

  •  

  • service number 120524, living in Wolverhampton and born in Malaya

  • Birth:

  • 25 Apr 1888

  • Singapore1,4,8,10

  • Census:

  • 31 Mar 1901 (age 12)

  • 7 Kimbolton Road, Bedford, Bedfordshire, England4

  •  

  • son attending school and living with his widowed mother Edith, sister Dorothy, cousin Kenneth Playfair and two servants. Born in Singapore

  • Census:

  • 29 Sep 1939 (age 51)

  • Puckrup Hall, Twyning, Gloucestershire, England10

  •  

  • married Intelligence Director for the Air Ministry home on 24 hours leave living with his in-laws, a sister-in-law, his wife, a closed record and five servants. Born on 25th April 1888

  • Death:

  • 25 Jan 1943 (age 54)

  • Bilston "Registration District", Staffordshire, England9,11

Sources

1.

Robert J "Bob" Briscoe personal communication. email dated 27th October 2018. Cit. Date: 6 November 2018.

2.

England and Wales Marriage Index 1837 - 2005, (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk and www.findmypast.co.uk). Lewisham 1886 quarter:1 volume:1d page:1054. Cit. Date: 6 November 2018.

3.

Census 1861, (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk and www.findmypast.co.uk). class:RG09 piece:533 folio:25 page:8. Cit. Date: 4 November 2018.

4.

Census 1901, (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk and www.findmypast.co.uk). class:RG13 piece:1488 folio:110 page:9. Cit. Date: 6 November 2018.

5.

FindMyPast British India Office Marriages, (on-line at www.findmypast.co.uk). Calcutta St. Pauls Cathedral ref:N-1-393 folio:181. Cit. Date: 14 November 2018.

6.

England and Wales Death Index 1837 - 2019, (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk, www.findmypast.co.uk and www.gro.gov.uk). Westminster 1963 quarter:2 volume:5c page:351. Cit. Date: 17 October 2020.

7.

UK Government Probate Service, UK Government Find a Will, ( on-line at www.probatesearch.service.gov.uk). London 1963 page:593. Cit. Date: 17 October 2020.

8.

FindmyPast British India Office Ecclesiastical Returns - Marriages Transcription, (on-line at www.findmypast.co.uk). Karachi ref:N-3-126 folio:273. Cit. Date: 14 November 2018.

9.

FindMyPast Army Roll of Honour 1939-1945 Transcription, (on-line at www.findmypast .co uk). Cit. Date: 24 December 2018.

10.

1939 UK Register, (on-line at www.findmypast.co.uk). class:RG101 piece:5088D page:7 line:31 letter code:ODBH. Cit. Date: 24 December 2018.

11.

England and Wales Death Index 1837 - 2019, (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk, www.findmypast.co.uk and www.gro.gov.uk). Bilston 1943 quarter:1 volume:6b page:524. Cit. Date: 25 December 2018.