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Adele Gertrude Aldridge

F, #558, b. 22 January 1894, d. 1976
Gert (Aldridge) Conway 1st July 1950, St Pauls' Church, Nethergate, Dundee
  • Name Variation: Adele Gertrude Aldridge was also known as Gert.
  • Birth*: She 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 Brosy Aldridge and Adele Edith Fleuret.
  • Baptism: Adele Gertrude Aldridge was baptised on 17 February 1894 at Christ Church Cathedral, Falkland Islands.1
  • Photograph*: Adele Gertrude Aldridge and Eleanor Edith Aldridge are in this photograph taken circa 1895.3
    Eleanor Edith & Adele Gretude ALDRIDGE taken about 1895 (calculated from apparent ages and birth dates)
  • Anecdote*: Embroidery done by Gert Aldridge when she was 'at the convent' thought to be in the Falkland Islands.5
  • (Witness) Marriage: Adele Gertrude Aldridge 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
  • (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, 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 sevice 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 ... Aldridge grocers ..keeper (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.6
  • Married Name: As of 23 June 1920, her married name was Conway.
  • (Deceased) Death*: Adele Gertrude Aldridge died in 1976 at Dundee, Scotland.7
  • (Spouse) Death: Her spouse William Ewan Conway died in 1979 at Dundee, Scotland.8
Last Edited: 3 Nov 2016

Parents:

Father*: Charles Brosy Aldridge b. 18 Mar 1864, d. 6 Oct 1904
Mother*: Adele Edith Fleuret b. 27 Jun 1871, d. 24 Nov 1915

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, 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 sevice 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 ... Aldridge grocers ..keeper (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.6

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. [S43] PCC - AC photograph album.
  4. AC photograph album
  5. [S33] Interview , CNM, PCC.
  6. [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.
  7. [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].
  8. [S50] General Record Office for Scotland, GROS statutory death Dundee 1979 ref 350/00 0698 no image [Aug 2011].