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Diana Eveline M. (Percy) Battye[1]

Female 1915 - Abt 2005  (89 years)


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  • Name Diana Eveline M. (Percy) Battye 
    Nickname Didi 
    Born 05 Sep 1915  London, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • The birth of Diana E Battye, mother's maiden name: Rodocanachi, was registered Jul-Aug-Sep 1915, Kensington, London, v. 1a, p. 163.
    Gender Female 
    Died Abt Jul 2005  Cheltenham, Gloucestershire UK Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • The death of Diana Eveline Asquith, 89, b. 5 Sep 1915, was registered Jul 2005, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, reg. no. B70D, district 479/1B, entry Number: 117.
    Notes 
    • She sat for eight portraits that are in the collection of photographs, National Portrait Gallery, UK.
    • Diana Battye, 20, Billingbear Lodge, Binfield, Berks, arrived Southampton aboard Aquitania from New York, 22 Jul 1936.
    Person ID I4293  Negroponte-Agelasto
    Last Modified 12 Mar 2015 

    Father Percival Laurence Montague (Montague) Battye, MC,   b. 29 Apr 1886, London, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 May 1945, Anvers [Antwerp], Antwerp, Belgium Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 59 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth (Michel) Rodocanachi,   b. 02 Aug 1891, East Preston, Sussex, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt Mar 1982, Reading, Berkshire, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 90 years) 
    Married 23 Jun 1914  Binfield Park, Bracknell, Berkshire, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Wedding announcement appeared in The Times (London) 15 May 1914.
    • Wedding announced in The Times [London], 22 Jun 1914, p. 11
    Divorced Bef 1938 
    Family ID F719  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Michael Henry (Herbert) Asquith,   b. 25 Jul 1914, [England, UK] Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt Jan 2004, Evesham, Worcestershire, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 89 years) 
    Married 17 Feb 1938  Binfield Park, Bracknell, Berkshire, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • The marriage was reported in The Times [London], 18 Feb 1938, p. 17.
    Divorced 1952 
    Children 
     1. Annabel Laura Marguerite (Michael) Asquith,   b. 25 Mar 1939, London, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Sep 1971, Shrewsbury, Shropshire, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 32 years)
    +2. Stephen Andrew Romilly Michael (Michael) Asquith
     3. Peter Edward (Michael) Asquith
    Photos
    Asquith-Battye wedding photo
    Asquith-Battye wedding photo
    "An Asquith Takes A Bride, "Wide World press photo, 25 Feb 1938: "Binfield, England -- Michael Asquith and his bride, the former Diana (Didi) Battye, London society girl who disappeared for nine days last June and was found on the steps of her fiance's home, leaving All Saint's Church after their wedding on Feb. 17."
    Documents
    Michael Henry Asquith - Diana Battye Wedding
    Michael Henry Asquith - Diana Battye Wedding
    Courier and advertiser (Dundee, Scotland), 18 Feb 1938 p. 13
    Last Modified 9 Nov 2014 
    Family ID F1798  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Alastair Robin Peter Patrick Keith (D.P. Keith) Cameron,   b. 27 May 1919, Kensington, Middlesex, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Nov 1980, Applegarth, Upend Manuclen, Bishop Stortford, Hertfordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 61 years) 
    Married 28 Jul 1953  Gloucestershire, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Marriage announced in The Times [London], 25 Jul 1953, p. 8.
    • Peter Cameron and Diana E M Battye registered their marriage Jul-Aug-Sep 1953, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, v. 7b, p. 825.
    Notes 
    • He apparently had a prior, brief marriage: The marriage of Alastair R P P K Cameron and Helga B E E Palme [Birgitta Ebba Elisabeth Palme or Ritter, 1923-1998] was registered Jan-Feb-Mar 1950, Kensington, London, v. 5c, p. 2485.
    Last Modified 7 Jan 2018 
    Family ID F1800  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 05 Sep 1915 - London, England UK Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 17 Feb 1938 - Binfield Park, Bracknell, Berkshire, England UK Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 28 Jul 1953 - Gloucestershire, England UK Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Abt Jul 2005 - Cheltenham, Gloucestershire UK Link to Google Earth
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  • Documents
    'Society Girl Who Disappeared'
    "Society Girl Who Disappeared"
    The Evening Telegraph and Post (Dundee, Scotland), 22 Dec 1937 p. 4.
    <i>The Milwaukee Journal</i>, 7 Jun 1937, p. 1.
    The Milwaukee Journal, 7 Jun 1937, p. 1.
    <i>Daily Journal-World</i>, Lawrence, Kansas, 8 Jun 1937, p. 2.
    Daily Journal-World, Lawrence, Kansas, 8 Jun 1937, p. 2.
    <i>Daily Journal-World</i>, Lawrence, Kansas, 9 Jun 1937, p. 8.
    Daily Journal-World, Lawrence, Kansas, 9 Jun 1937, p. 8.

  • Sources 
    1. [S109] National Portrait Gallery, London UK.


  

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