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Dr Garnet Wilson HARTY + Florence Eglantine De Bathe BRANDON

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Dominion, 9 June 1909
WEDDING AT ST PAUL'S, WELLINGTON


... Yesterday afternoon, at St Paul's pro Cathedral,
Miss Florence Eglantine de Bathe BRANDON (1879-9 Dec 1938) was married to:
Dr Garnet Wilson HARTY (1879-23 Jan 1949), the Rev T. H. SPROTT officiating.

The bride, who was given away by Mr A. de B. BRANDON (her cousin, Alfred de Bathe Brandon, their fathers were brothers), wore a charming dress of white embroidered ninon over chiffon taffetas, the skirt panelled with exquisite Limerick lace, and sleeves of the same lace. From the shoulders hung a court train of white crepe de chine, and over the wreath of orange blossoms was worn a long Limerick lace veil.

The bridesmaids, Miss Gladys Knowles BRANDON, sister of the bride, and Miss Myra HARTY, cousin of the bridegroom (Myra Pearl Harty, daughter of Joseph Kew (1856-1934) & Annie Charlotte HARTY 1859-1938), wore very pretty empire frocks of mauve ninon over chiffon taffetas of the same shade, draped with white blonde lace, and mauve silk hats with mauve clematis flowers.

The bride carried a shower bouquet of white roses, double azaleas, cyclamens, and asparagus ferns and the bridesmaids carried bouquets of mauve cinerarias, and violets with asparagus and maidenhair ferns.

* Dr BEGG was best man
* Major LASCELLES groomsman
* Dr FYFFE played the Wedding March.

After the wedding, Mrs Robert Andrew LOUGHNAN (Victoire 'Victoria' Rose nee de Malmanche), from whose house the marriage took place, held a reception at her home in Tinakori Road, which was attended by a large number of guests. Quantities of flowers had been used in the decoration of the rooms, which looked very charming. The dining-room was done in red, with red chrysanthemums, sweet peas and autumn leaves and the mantelpiece was a mass of crimson flowers and foliage. The table was decorated with white snowdrops, abutillons and roses and the drawing-room with pale pink roses and chrysanthemums, autumn foliage and asparagus ferns most artistically arranged. Over the place where the bride and bridegroom stood to receive their friends hung a wedding bell of white camellias and roses.

* Mrs LOUGHNAN received in a handsome frock of mauve chiffon taffetas, with hat of the same shade trimmed with flowers and she carried a bouquet of cream roses and autumn leaves.
A number of doctors and their wives were included among the many guests
Lady WARD (Theresa Dorothea nee De Smidt) wore a costume of purple cloth with hat to match
* Eileen Josephine WARD (daughter of above), green costume & large green hat
* Mrs Alfred de Bathe BRANDON (Louisa KEBBELL), dark green costume & black hat with roses
* Miss L. BRANDON (Florence's sister, Louise Elizabeth Brandon 1877-), light blue costume
* Mrs Percy BRANDON (Florence's sister-in-law, Jessie Walton PATTERSON, married Percy Eustace de Bathe Brandon in 1922), costume of mole-coloured cloth, with toque of the same shade, and furs to match
* Mrs J. BRANDON, navy blue coat and skirt
* Mrs CHRISTOPHERS, cream serge tailor-made
* Mrs LARNACH, grey filet net over silk and green hat with blue wings
* Miss TURNER, black chiffon taffetas with net yoke and touches of blue, electric blue silk hat swathed with mole-coloured chiffon and finished with wings and white furs
* Miss N. TURNER, navy blue silk empire frock and black plumed hat
* Mrs YOUNG, saxe blue costume and hat of the same shade
* Mrs HERBERT, plum-coloured directoire costume and hat to match
* Miss MEACHAM, shell pink chiffon taffetas and black hat
* Miss PARTRIDGE, brown and white checked costume with brown hat
* Mrs Amelius SMITH, black and white robe over silk with black and white hat

Other guests present were:
* Dr BELL
* Miss BREMNER
* Mrs Llewellyn ETHERINGTON (Daisy Caroline Josephine, sister of Dr Frank Hay, next)
* Dr Frank HAY (of Ashburn Hall, Dunedin became Chief Inspector of Mental Hospitals
* Dr & Mrs ELLIOTT
* Dr GIBBS
* Mr Colin HOLMES
* Dr Mathew HOLMES (died in the Flu Pandemic) and his wife (Elsie Beatrice, nee RAWSON)
* Miss KANE
* Dr Henry William Martindale KENDALL LSA (Lond), MRCS (Eng) (throat, ear & eye specialist of Wellington) & his wife Elizabeth Mary nee LICKFOLD
* Misses LAMBERT
* Mr & Mrs SPROTT
* Mrs WILLIS

The bride's travelling costume was of mignonette green cloth, made with a directoire coat of severely plain cut, a waistcoat embroidered with forget-me-not blue and heliotrope, and a wide green hat with large shaded roses. With this she wore a set of white furs
The floral decorations and bouquets were the work of Miss MURRAY, vice-regal florist, Willis Street

2 weeks later - Dominion, 25 June 1909,
... Doctors Garnet Wilson HARTY and William Edward HERBERT (1873-1933), of Wellington, are appointed captains in the New Zealand Medical Corps


the PROBATE of GARNET WILSON HARTY (children of Garnet & Florence)
The Argus (Melbourne), 28 October 1949
... GARNET WILSON HARTY, Late of Wellington. New Zealand. Medical Practitioner, deceased - After fourteen clear days Leonard Roberts Stillman, of 422 Little Collins street, Melbourne, in the State of Victoria, solicitor, the duly appointed attorney of:
* Philip Brandon (?-?), of Wellington aforesaid, solicitor
* Frances Anne (later Lady JACK) (1912-1995), of Wanganui, married woman
* Thomas Garnet Brandon Harty (1914-1982), of Christchurch, merchant
* Geoffrey Gerald Brandon Harty (1916-1995). of Tauranga, New Zealand, farmer
will APPLY to the Supreme Court of Victoria that It's SEAL may be AFFIXED to the Exemplification of the probate of the will and codicil of the said deceased, granted by the Supreme Court of New Zealand, at Wellington in the Provincial District of Wellington and Dominion of New Zealand, on the 8th day of February, 1949. to the said Philip Brandon, Frances Anne Jack, Thomas Garnet Brandon Harty and Geoffrey Gerald Brandon Harty.


NOTES
the parents of Florence de Bathe Brandon

... Henry Eustace de Bathe Brandon (184O-1886), was born on board the 'London' to Alfred de Bathe (1809-1886) & Constance Mary Anne (1816-1842 nee Brandon) Brandon. Henry married Anna Maria WILSON in 1868. He was Chief Clerk & Accountant in the Stamp Department at Wellington
... Henry 'Eustace de Bathe Brandon, died 13 Aug 1886 aged 46, one month before his father, Hon Alfred de Bathe Brandon, M.L.C., 22 Sep 1886 aged 76

Garnet Wilson HARTY MB ChB (Edin) FRCS (Edin), son of Thomas Kew HARTY of London, Accountant and General Merchant, Indentors, Insurance, Shipping and General Commission agents, Bond Street, Dunedin

the parents of Alfred de Bathe Brandon (1883-1974)
... Alfred de Bathe BRANDON (1854-1938) Mayor of Wellington, & Louisa KEBBELL
the grandparents of Alfred de Bathe Brandon (& of Florence)
... Alfred de Bathe BRANDON (1809-1886) & his 2nd wife, Lucy POOLE

photo
inside old St PAULS CATHEDRAL
Wellington
Constructed entirely from native timbers in 1866, the second Anglican church in Thorndon. It was built on land bought by Bishop Selwyn in Mulgrave Street in 1845, the glowing interior is enhanced by stunning stained glass windows. Memorial items and displays tell the early history of Wellington

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