Mary RAILTON (née NEAVE, aka Mollie) [1897-1998] | Gwulo: Old Hong Kong

Mary RAILTON (née NEAVE, aka Mollie) [1897-1998]

Names
Given: 
Mary
Family: 
Railton
Maiden: 
Neave
Alias / nickname: 
Mollie
Sex: 
Female
Status: 
Deceased
Birth
Date: 
1897-10-05
Death
Date: 
c.1998-12-31 (Month, Day are approximate)
Connections: 

Siblings of Mary RAILTON (née NEAVE, aka Mollie) [1897-1998]

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1919

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Her wedding was reported on page 4 of The China Mail, 1918-07-08:

RAILTON—NEAVE.

At St John's Cathedral this morning the wedding of Mr. N. L. Railton and Miss Mary (Mollie) Neave, took place, the Rev. A. D. Stewart officiating. The bride was attired in a dress of white charmeuse, trimmed with soft white shadow lace, made in the latest Empire style, with a long train embroidered with silver thread. She carried a white bouquet of Chinese lilies. The bride's mother wore a pretty dress of French grey charmeuse trimmed with Georgette crepe and embroidered with blue. The bride was given away by her father, Mr. Thomas Neave, Superintendent Engineer of the Hongkong and Whampoa Docks, and Mr. Charles Wallace acted as the best man. The Misses Lilian and Florence Neave were the bridesmaids.

His whole estate to his wife Mary  Carl Smith Card 134859

UK Probate Records Norman Leslie Howard Railton of 368 The Peak Hong Kong died St Paul's Hospital Hong Kong

He was buried July 1947 St. Johns aged 53

Mary and Lily who accompanied Thomas Neave and Jane Pattison Hedley to Hong Kong in 1914  were both born before Thomas and Jane married in 1893. Lily and Mary Hedley are both recorded  as living with Pattison Hedley and wife Annie as their children 1891 and 1901 censuses. In 1901 Lily Hedley is 10 and Mary Hedley  is 2. Lily Hedley was baptised 3 March 1891 with Pattison Hedley and Annie as parents, Mary Hedley was baptised 20 September 1898 with Pattison Hedley and Annie as parents. There are no corresponding births of Lily and Mary with Thomas Neave and Jane Pattison Hedley as parents in UK. 

1939 Census 13 Brier Dene Crescent Whitley Bay Northumberland

Jane P Neave widow born 6 Feruary 1870

Mary Railton married born 5 October 1897

UK Death Index

Mary Railton born 5 Octcober 1897 died in Ludlow Shropshire in 1898 aged 100