Isobel Barbara Weir Johnston

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Isobel Barbara Weir Johnston  ( 1918 - 1972 )

 

 

 

~ 1918

 

A1.          ISOBEL BARBARA WEIR JOHNSTON, her birth was registered in the 3rd quarter (Jul-Aug-Sep) of 1918 in the St George Hanover Square registration district of London.

Father:      John Alexander Weir Johnston

Mother:     Enid Mary Simpson

 

From the England & Wales, Birth Index:

Name: ………………………………… Isabel B W Johnston
Mother's Maiden Surname: …. Simpson
Date: …………………………………. Jul-Aug-Sep 1918
Registration District: ………….. St George Hanover Square
County: ……………………………… London
Vol: …………………………………… 1a
Page: …………………………………. 513

 

Note her names is spelled Isabel or Isobel but it probably that the correct spelling is Isobel.

 

~ 1939

The engagement was announced in 1939 between Miss Barbara Weir of Flaunden House, Flaunden, Hertfordshire and Charles Herbert Wright in a Rubber Journal.

 

From the Rubber Journal, Volume 97, 1939:

Page 589 (snippet, can't see the whole page)

"The engagement is announced between Mr. Charles Herbert Wright, son of Sir Herbert and Lady Wright, of Brunlea, Chalfont St. Giles, Bucks, and Miss Barbara…"

More from the Google listing page:

"… and Miss Barbara Weir Johnston, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. J. A. Weir Johnston of Flaunden House, Flaunden, Herts.  Mr. Charles Wright is a director of a number of the Rubber Estate Agency group of companies…"

 

It mentioned that Mr. Charles Wright was a director of a number of the Rubber Estate Agency group of companies.

 

~ September 1939

Isobel Barbara Weir Johnston married CHARLES HERBERT WRIGHT on September 5, 1939 at the church in Latimer, Buckinghamshire.

 

From the newspaper, The Times, Thursday, September 7, 1939:

MARRIAGES

MR. C. H. WRIGHT AND MISS I. B. WEIR JOHNSTON

The marriage, arranged for later in the year, between Second Lieutenant Charles Herbert Wright, son of Sir Herbert and Lady Wright, of Brunlea, Chalfont St. Giles, Buckinghamshire, and Isabel Barbara, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Weir Johnston, of Flaunden House, Flaunden, Hertfordshire, has owing to the international situation, taken place quietly (on September 5) at Latimer Parish Church, Latimer, Buckinghamshire.

 

From the England & Wales, Marriage Index:

Note that her first name is actually Isobel not Isabel.

Names: ………………………………. Isobel B W Johnston / Charles H Wright
Date: …………………………………. Jul-Aug-Sep 1939
Registration District: ………….. Amersham
County: ……………………………… Buckinghamshire
Vol: …………………………………… 3a
Page: …………………………………. 5868

 

Charles Herbert Wright was a Second Lieutenant in the arm forces and was a son of Sir Herbert and Lady Wright, of Brunlea, Chalfont St. Giles, Buckinghamshire.

 

Click here: to read about Sir Herbert Wright.

 

 

~ 1948

Isobel B. Wright married WILLIAM J. CARLESS in the 4th quarter (Oct-Nov-Dec) of 1948 in the Hemel Hempstead registration district of Hertfordshire.

From the England and Wales, Marriage Index:

Name: …………………………. Isobel B Wright or Weir-johnston / William J Carless
Date: …………………………… Oct-Nov-Dec 1948
Registration District: ……. Hemel Hempstead
County: ……………………….. Hertfordshire
Vol: ……………………………. 4b
Page: ………………………….. 157

 

~ 1972

Isobel Barbara Carless, her death was registered in the 1st quarter (Jan-Feb-Mar) of 1972 in the Honiton registration district of Devonshire.

From the England & Wales, Death Index:

Name: …………………………. Isobel Barbara Carless
Birth Date: …………………… 22 Jul 1922
Date of Registration: …….. Jan-Feb-Mar 1972
Age: …………………………….. 49
Registration District: ……. Honiton
County: ……………………….. Devon
Vol: …………………………….. 7a
Page: …………………………… 1534

 

Note that the birth date listed is off by several years since she was actually born in 1918.

 

 

Sources:

1.     1918 birth of Isabel B W Johnston in the index.  England & Wales, Birth Index online at Ancestry.com.  Mother's Maiden Surname: Simpson; Date: Jul-Aug-Sep 1918; Registration District: St George Hanover Square; County: London; Vol:  1a; Page:  513.  Searched on August 4, 2012 Saturday 1:58 PM

2.     1939 engagement announced of Barbara Weir Johnston and Charles Herbert Wright in a journal.  Google books online.  Rubber journal, Volume 97, Published 1939, Original from the University of Michigan, Digitized Oct 27, 2009.  Searched on August 2, 2012 Thursday 2:57 PM.

3.     1939 marriage of Isabel Barbara Weir Johnston and Charles Herbert Wright in the newspaper.  The Times Digital Archive online at http://infotrac.galegroup.com.  The Times, Thursday, Sep 07, 1939; pg. 9; Issue 48404; col D.  Searched on August 2, 2012 Thursday 6:15 PM.

4.     1939 marriage of Isobel B W Johnston and Charles H Wright.  England & Wales, Marriage Index online at Ancestry.com.  Date: Jul-Aug-Sep 1939; Registration district: Amersham; County: Buckinghamshire; Vol:  3a; Page: 5868.  Searched on August 2, 2012 Thursday 3:14 PM.

5.     1948 marriage of Isobel B Wright or Weir-johnston and William J Carless in the index.  England & Wales, Marriage Index online at Ancestry.com.  Date: Oct-Nov-Dec 1948; Registration District: Hemel Hempstead; County: Hertfordshire; Vol: 4b; Page: 157.  Searched on August 2, 2012 Thursday 3:14 PM.

6.     1972  death of Isobel Barbara Carless.  England & Wales, Death Index online at Ancestry.com.  Birth Date: 22 Jul 1922; Date of Registration: Jan-Feb-Mar 1972; Age: 49; Registration District: Honiton; County: Devon; Vol: 7a; Page: 1534.  Searched on August 4, 2012 Saturday 1:52 PM.

 

 

1st. version dated - September 10, 2012 Monday 2:11 PM

 

 

 

Researched and Compiled by William Wallworth

 

 

 

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