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Daily Telegraph and Morning Post, Tuesday April 4, 1961


ANDERSON - On March 30, 1961 at Homeland Nursing Home, Glasgow to Beryl (nee DUTHIE) and Barry ANDERSON, a son.

ASHTON - On April 3. 1961 at Grey End, Ongar, Essex to Anna (nee RYLANDER) wife of Hugh ASHTON, a son.

BETT - On March 31 at Billingham Co Durham to Maisie (nee CRABB) wife of Kenneth G.W. BETT, a son.

BOWELL - On April 1, to Pamela (nee THURELL) wife of Lt.- Cdr John BOWELL R.N. (Retd), a son.

CLEAVER - on March 31, 1961 at the Louise Margaret Hospital, Aldershot to Susan (nee HEPPER) and Captain P.D.F. CLEAVER R.E.M.E., a daughter (Dawn).

COATES - On Easter Sunday at Church Cottage, Clive, Shropshire to Shirley, wife of Lt. Cdr. Hank COATES R.N. a son (Andrew Clive).

CURRIE - On April 2 at Margaretting Hall, Ingatestone, to Christina (nee CRAWFORD) and John CURRIE, a daughter (Alyson Mary).

DASHWOOD - On March 30, 1961 at Amersham Hospital, to Prudence (nee WILLIAMS) and Cyril DASHWOOD, a son (Richard Francis).

DAVIES - On April 1, 1961, to Patricia (nee McKnight), and Patrick DAVIES, a son, brother for Caroline and Nicola.

DAVIS - On March 29, at the Shiei Nursing Home, Weybridge to Joan (nee MORRISON) and Michael DAVIS, a daughter (Lucy), sister for Tracy.

DENT - On April 2, to Sheila and Montague DENT, a third son. Now at Mount Alvernia, Guildford.

DICKSON - On April 1, at Clatterbridge Maternity Hospital, to Margaret (nee DINGLE), and Ian DICKSON, a daughter.

DIVER - On April 2, at Epson Hospital, to Barbara and Frank DIVER, a son.

DUESBURY - On April 2, at Radley Lodge, Wimbledon, to Janet (nee Davies) and Frank DUESBURY, a daughter (Sally).

DUNNE - On March 30, at St Marys Hospital, Manchester, to Mollie (nee GREGOR), wife of Lt.-Cdr Victor DUNNE R.N. (Retd) a third son (Christopher).

ENGLEBRIGHT - On March 31, 1961 to Susan (nee BRISTED) and William ENDLEBRIGHT of 2 Bryrne Blvd St Catherines, Ontario, Canada, a daughter.

GOODMAN - On March 30, 1961 at Edgware General Hospital, to Alice (nee CLIFFORD) and Geoffrey GOODMAN, a daughter.

HARPUR - On April 1, at home, to Marjorie (nee PHILP) and Jerald HARPUR, a second son (Robert Justin).

MAJOR - On March 31, at 57 Bargate, Grimsby to Diana (nee FORGE), wife of Bryan MAJOR, a son (Charles).

PETTS - On April 2, at St Georges Hospital, SW1 to Ann (nee BALLARD) and Roger PETTS a son, (Gavin Dean).

PORTCH - On Saturday, April 1, to Helen (nee NEWMAN) and Brian PORTCH, a son, brother for Michael (stillborn). No letters please.

RANSOME - On April 3, at West Middlesex Hospital, to June (nee Thacker), wife of Bryan RANSOME, a sister for Keith.

ROBERTSON - On April 2, at Nyen, Kenya, to Hazel (nee ROCHARDSON) and John ROBERTSON, a son (Neil Andrew).

SHAW - On March 30, at Lindo Wing, St Marys Hospital, W2 to Margot (nee LINDSAY) and Iain SHAW, a son (William James).

SPENCER - On March 27, 1961 at 41 Manor Way, Chesham, to Rosemary (nee ABSON) and Anthony SPENCER, a daughter (Lucy Ann), a sister for Clare.

STILLWELL - On April 1, at Farnborough Hospital, Kent, to Jean (nee LIVINGSTONE) wife of Sqdn. Ldr. F. STILLWELL, RAF, a daughter (Jennifer Lo), a sister for Susan and Timothy.

TAPNER - On March 31, at Hornbeams, Harmer Green, Welwyn, to Cherry (nee MORETON) and John TAPNER, a sister (Michelle) for Rory.

THOMAS - On Easter Sunday, at St Heliers, Tankerton, to Elizabeth Clare (nee EMMERSON) and Graham THOMAS, a daughter (Mary Elizabeth).

WALKER - On April 1, 1961, at Queen Marys Maternity Home, Hampstead, to Betty and Colin Walker, a daughter (Mary Crocker).

WEBB - On March 31,1961, at Winchester County Hospital, to Pauline (nee EDMONSON) and Dr. John N. WEBB, a son (Maxim).

WRIGHT - On April 1, at Farnsborough, Kent, Hospital to Barbara and David WRIGHT, a son (Paul Alexander James), brother for Mark.

WRIGHT - On April 1, 1961 to Mary (nee MATTHEWS) and Vincent WRIGHT, a daughter (Theresa Mary), a sister for Timothy.


CLARKE - KINGSMAN. On April 3 at St Annes Catholic Church, Banstead. William John, third son of Mr and Mrs N. CLARKE of Banstead, to Angela Anne, eldest daughter of Mr and Mrs L.A. KINGSMAN of Nork Way, Banstead.

de CHAIR - HARCOURT. On April 1 1961, at St Johns Presbyterian Church, Kensington, W8. Commander H.G.D. De Chair to Stella, widow of Admiral Sir Cecil HARCOURT.

GRAHAM - JONES. On March 30, at Trinity Church, Barry, Glam. Alfred GRAHAM of 139, Hemingford Road, London to Jean Megan, elder daughter of Mr and Mrs E.J. JONES, 79 Woodlands Road, Barry.

HANIKA - PLUMMER. On Wednesday March 29, 1961, at Bearsden, Dunbartonshire , Paul HANIKA to Alison PLUMMER.

HILL - MARSH. On April 1, at Brighton College Chapel, Pilot Officer Ian James Cowan HILL to Pamela MARSH of Hove.

WENDEL - THORNLEY. On April 3, at St Columbas Church, Southwick, Sunderland. Christian WENDEL to Joyce THORNLEY

Silver Weddings

KERLY -DOBNEY. On April 4 1936 at St Peters Church, Hornsey, N8. Earnest John KERLEY to Rose Winifred DOBNEY. Present Address: 84, Wynchgate, Southgate N14.

LEVERTON - NAYLOR. On April 4 1936 at Old St Pancras Church, NW1, Ivor Howard LEVERTON to Dorothy (Pat) NAYLOR. Present address: 60, Hampstead Way, Hampstead Garden Suburb, NW11.

MOORE-COULSON - WATKISS. On April 4, 1936, at St Mary the Virgin, Monken Hadley, Jimmy MOORE-COULSON to Joan WATKISS. Present address: 18 Corkran Road, Surbiton, Surrey.

Golden Weddings

HILTON - VICKERSTAFF. On April 4, 1911, at King Street, Welseyan Church, Leigh, Lancashire. George HILTON to Kate Agnew VICKERSTAFF. Present address: Rua de Vilarinaha, Oporto, Portugal.

TILLEARD-SLEEMAN. On April 4, 1911, at St Marylebone Parish Church, London. Frederick Charles TILLEARD, second son of John Alexander TILLEARD M.V.O., to Constance Ellen SLEEMAN, second daughter of Mr and Mrs W.G. SLEEMAN. Permanent address: c/o Williams Deacon Bank, 20 Birchin Lane, EC3.

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