Her wedding was reported on page 5 of the Hong Kong Daily Press, 1938-04-25:
At St. Joseph's Church yesterday, Miss Veronica Dorothy Thirlwell, one of Hong Kong's most prominent lady swimmers and the eldest daughter of Mr. and Mrs. J. T. Thirlwell of Taikoo Docks, was married to Mr. Frederick John Willey. Rev. Father A. Riganti officiated.
Attended by her two sisters, Ivy and Mildred, the bride was given away by her father, while her brother Charles was the best man. Miss Aileen Thirlwell was the flower girl, and Miss Marie Alves was at the organ. After the ceremony, a reception was held at the Gloucester Hotel. The honeymoon is to be spent in Macao.
Very interesting write-ups. I did know Veronica "Ronnie" Willey personally as she was good friends with my mother for many years. Veronica did also have two daughters Barbara who still resides in Brazil in S America and a younger daughter Beverley Ann Willey who married also at St Joseph's Church in Hong Kong.
Beverley's husband was American but she split up with him and is living in Arizona today with a daughter Veronica and a son Louis. Her mother Veronica did pass away in the US several years ago. That's all I know.
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