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Adele Gertrude Aldridge

F, #558, b. 22 January 1894, d. 1976
Last Edited: 27 Mar 2020
Gert (Aldridge) Conway 1st July 1950, St Pauls' Church, Nethergate, Dundee
1st July 1950 St Paul's Church, Nethergate, Dundee

Parents:

Father*: Charles Emery Aldridge b. 18 Mar 1864, d. 6 Oct 1904
Mother*: Adele Edith Fleuret b. 27 Jun 1871, d. 24 Nov 1915
  • Birth*: Adele Gertrude Aldridge was born on 22 January 1894 at Stanley, Falkland Islands, ; Adele Gertrude ALDRIDGE born 22 January 1894 and baptised 17 February 1894 by Christ Church Cathedral. Her father’s occupation was recorded as storekeeper. Departed for England on board the ss Thor 1 April 1919.1,2
  • She was the daughter of Charles Emery Aldridge and Adele Edith Fleuret.
  • Baptism: Adele Gertrude Aldridge was baptised on 17 February 1894 at Christ Church Cathedral, Falkland Islands.1
  • (Bride) Marriage*: She married William Ewan Conway, son of William Fisher Conway and Jane Hutchison Wilkie, on 23 June 1920 at Bonnethill United Free Church, Dundee, Forfarshire, Scotland, ; 1920 on the twenty-third day of June at Bonnethill United Free Church Dundee after publication according to the forms of the United Free Church of Scotland; W Ewan Conway colonial service clerk bachelor, 26, 20 Bank Avenue Downfield, William Fisher Conway carting contractor, Jane Hutchison Conway ms Wilkie; A G Aldrige assistant school teacher spinster, 26, 20 Bank Avenue Downfield, Charles Emery Aldridge grocers storekeeper (dec) Adele Edith Aldridge ms Fleuret (dec); A H Marshall Bonnethill UF Church, Myra Fyfe, James A Conway witnesses; 1923 June 26th at Dundee Jas Murray registrar.3
  • (Deceased) Death*: Adele Gertrude Aldridge died in 1976 at Dundee, Scotland, .4
  • Name Variation: Adele Gertrude Aldridge was also known as Gert.
  • Photograph*: Adele Gertrude Aldridge and Eleanor Edith Aldridge are in this photograph taken circa 1895 at Falkland Islands, .5
    Eleanor Edith & Adele Gretude ALDRIDGE taken about 1895 (calculated from apparent ages and birth dates)
  • Photograph: Adele Gertrude Aldridge is in this photograph taken circa 1907 Embroidery done by Gert Aldridge when she was 'at the convent' thought to be in the Falkland Islands.6
  • (Witness) Marriage: She witnessed the marriage of John Ridler Kingsford and Eleanor Edith Aldridge on Monday, 18 June 1917 at Christ Chruch Cathedral, Stanley, Falkland Islands, ; Eleanor was married to John Ridler KINGSFORD, Admiralty wireless operatory, 18 June 1917 at Christ Church Cathedral by Banns by C McDonald Hobley, Clerk in Holy Orders. The witnesses were Adele G Aldridge, Frederick William Adams and Joseph T Aldridge. John’s father was recorded as John Edward Kingsford, commercial traveller, and Eleanor’s father was recorded as Charles Aldridge, deceased. [Report of wedding FIM Jul 1917]2
  • Married Name: As of 23 June 1920, her married name was Conway.
  • (Witness) Passenger List: Adele Gertrude Aldridge was mentioned on a passenger list with William Ewan Conway on the Accra Ship Elder, Dempster & Co on 22 July 1929 at depart Lagos, Africa, via Accra, Freetown, Monrovia, arrive Plymouth, England, . Conway, William Ewan, 62 Church Road Richmond Surrey, travelling 1st class, civil servant aged 35, permanent residence Gold Coast; boarded ship at Takoraki Conway, Adele Gertrude, 62 Church Road Richmond Surrey, travelling 1st class, no occupation, aged 35, permanent residence England; boarded ship at Takaraki.7
  • Passenger List*: Adele Gertrude Aldridge was found on the passenger list of Accra Ship Elder, Dempster & Co on 8 July 1932 at depart Calabar, Nigeria, via Lagos, Accra, Monrovia, Freetown, Dakar, arrive Plymouth, England, , Conway, Adele Gertrude, 62 Church Road Richmond Surrey, travelling 1st class, wife, aged 38, adult not accompanied by husband or wife, permanent residence England; boarded ship at [?].8
  • Passenger List*: Adele Gertrude Aldridge was found on the passenger list of Apapa Ship Elder, Dempster & Co and with Audrey Malvina Conway on 12 October 1935 at depart Calabar, Nigeria, via Freetown, Accra, Lagos, Port Harcourt, arrived Liverpool, England, , Conway, Adele G, 12 Church Road Richmond Surrey, travelling 1st class, wife, aged 41, adult not accompanied by husband or wife, permanent residence England; boarded ship at Accra.9
  • (Witness) Photograph: Adele Gertrude Aldridge is in this photograph taken in 1949 along with Alexander Miller chiropodist, Kate Nicolson shirt maker, William Ewan Conway, Audrey Malvina Conway, Marion Conway Miller obstetrician & gynaecologist and Rhoda Nicolson Miller.10
    Back : Audrey Malvina Conway, William Ewan Conway, Adele Gertrude Aldridge Conway, Kat Nicolson Miller, Alec Miller
    In front : Marion Conway Miller, Rhoda Nicolson Miller Francis
  • Photograph*: William Ewan Conway and Adele Gertrude Aldridge are in this photograph taken on 1 July 1950 at St Paul's Church, Nethergate, Dundee, Angus, Scotland, , along with Audrey Malvina Conway.11
    1st July 1950, St Pauls' Church, Nethergate, Dundee
  • Photograph*: Adele Gertrude Aldridge is in this photograph taken on 1 July 1950 at St Paul's Church, Nethergate, Dundee, Angus, Scotland, .12
    1st July 1950 St Paul's Church, Nethergate, Dundee
    1st July 1950 St Paul's Church, Nethergate, Dundee
  • (Spouse) Death: Her spouse William Ewan Conway died in 1979 at Dundee, Scotland, .13

Family:

William Ewan Conway b. 19 Nov 1893, d. 1979
  • (Bride) Marriage*: Adele Gertrude Aldridge married William Ewan Conway, son of William Fisher Conway and Jane Hutchison Wilkie, on 23 June 1920 at Bonnethill United Free Church, Dundee, Forfarshire, Scotland, ; 1920 on the twenty-third day of June at Bonnethill United Free Church Dundee after publication according to the forms of the United Free Church of Scotland; W Ewan Conway colonial service clerk bachelor, 26, 20 Bank Avenue Downfield, William Fisher Conway carting contractor, Jane Hutchison Conway ms Wilkie; A G Aldrige assistant school teacher spinster, 26, 20 Bank Avenue Downfield, Charles Emery Aldridge grocers storekeeper (dec) Adele Edith Aldridge ms Fleuret (dec); A H Marshall Bonnethill UF Church, Myra Fyfe, James A Conway witnesses; 1923 June 26th at Dundee Jas Murray registrar.3

Child:

Audrey Malvina Conway b. 8 Mar 1921, d. 5 Dec 2015

Citations

  1. [S40] AR [Feb 2007].
  2. [S49] Website Web Site online (www.) Falkland Islands Government, Jane Cameron National Archives http://www.fig.gov.fk/archives/index.php/online-collections/people/19th-century-families/a-to-c
    Jeremy Moore Avenue, P.O. Box 687, Stanley, Falkland Islands, FIQQ 1ZZ
    e-mail address [Oct 2016].
  3. [S64] General Record Office for Scotland, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, General Record Office for Scotland (Edinburgh, Scotland), GROS statutory marriage St Andrew Dundee 1920; image held; GROS ref 282/03 0261.
  4. [S50] General Record Office for Scotland, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, General Record Office for Scotland (Edinburgh, Scotland), GROS statutory death Lochee 1976 ref 355/00 0158 [Aug 2011].
  5. [S43] PCC - AC photograph album.
  6. [S33] Interview , In the hands of PCC [Sept 2018].
  7. [S9] Website Ancestry.co.uk (www.ancestry.co.uk) Source Citation: Class: BT26; Piece: 895; Item: 33 Source Information: Ancestry.com. UK Incoming Passenger Lists, 1878-1960 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2008. Original data: Board of Trade: Commercial and Statistical Department and successors: Inwards Passenger Lists. Kew, Surrey, England: The National Archives of the UK (TNA). Series BT26, 1,472 pieces. [Jan 2012]
  8. [S9] Website Ancestry.co.uk (www.ancestry.co.uk) Source Citation: Class: BT26; Piece: 985; Item: 39 Source Information: Ancestry.com. UK Incoming Passenger Lists, 1878-1960 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2008. Original data: Board of Trade: Commercial and Statistical Department and successors: Inwards Passenger Lists. Kew, Surrey, England: The National Archives of the UK (TNA). Series BT26, 1,472 pieces. [Jan 2012]
  9. [S9] Website Ancestry.co.uk (www.ancestry.co.uk) Source Citation: Class: BT26; Piece: 1066; Item: 44 Source Information: Ancestry.com. UK Incoming Passenger Lists, 1878-1960 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2008. Original data: Board of Trade: Commercial and Statistical Department and successors: Inwards Passenger Lists. Kew, Surrey, England: The National Archives of the UK (TNA). Series BT26, 1,472 pieces. [Jan 2012]
  10. [S43] PCC photographic collection.
  11. [S133] Interview with unknown informant (unknown informant address). Unknown repository (unknown repository address), CNM DGA Wedding Album [1950].
  12. [S43] CNM DGA Wedding Album [1950].
  13. [S50] General Record Office for Scotland, GROS statutory death Dundee 1979 ref 350/00 0698 no image [Aug 2011].