Beatrice WILKINSON (née DAVIES) [c.1906-????] | Gwulo: Old Hong Kong

Beatrice WILKINSON (née DAVIES) [c.1906-????]

c.1906-01-01 (Year, Month, Day are approximate)


Her wedding was reported on page 8 of The China Mail, 1924-07-07:



At St. Joseph's Church, on Saturday, the wedding took place of Mr. Frederick James Wilkinson, assistant in the office of Sir Paul Chater, and Miss Beatrice Davies. Mr. Wilkinson is the son of Mr. and Mrs.  W. J. Wilkinson of Hongkong, and Miss Davies is the daughter of the late Mr. S. J. Davies and of Mrs. Dennaby, of New Port, Mon. The Rev. Father Riganti officiated. 

The bride was given away by Mr. W. J. Wilkinson, of the Hongkong Land Investment and Agency Company, and was attended by the Misses Margaret Williams and Mathilda Pereira as bridesmaids.

Capt. J. T. Thirlwell was best man and Mr. W. H. Wilkinson groomsman.

The bride was attired in a gown of ivory white satin trimmed with pearl and crystal embroidery and her satin train was trimmed with orange blossoms. She carried a bouquet of white lilies and maidenhair fern.

The bridesmaids wore white silk dresses with frills and carried bouquets of white lilies.

A reception was held at 25 Praya East, after which the happy couple left for their honeymoon in Shanghai, the. bride's going away dress being a dark blue crepe de chine, trimmed with red and black beads.

Passenger List Southampton to Hong Kong 9 April 1948

Frederick James Wilkinson 45 Accountant Lintwhite Hostel Bridge of Weir Renfrewshire  [Birth Victoria Prison Staff Quarters  New South Wales 22 January 1905 Death 1 September 1992 Padstow New South Wales Australia]

Beatrice Wilkinson 45   [ Beatrice Emma Davies 1901 - 1974]

Joan Patricia  Wilkinson 19 student [1929 - 2008]

Maureen Violet  Wilkinson 18 student [1930 - 1990]

Marjorie Elizabeth  Wilkinson 16 student [1931 - 2019]

Brian Arthur  Wilkinson 12 student [1935 - 2008]

Maurice Patrick  Wilkinson 6 student

[Lintwhite Hostel shown as destination of arrivals of ex-internees from Hong Kong circa 1945

Birth and death dates from Macanese Tree]

Marriage Frederick James Wilkinson to Beatrice Emma Davies at  St Joseph's Church Victoria  Hong Kong 5 July 1924

Eldest Children not on passenger list Frederick James Wilkinson 1925 - 2009 and

Joyce Lavinia Wilkinson 1927 -2008