Birthca 1854, Dublin, Ireland
General1901: Artist (Painter) 1909: Photographer.
Marriageca Nov 1873, Scarborough district, Yorks [3, Their marriage, Q4 of 1873m Scarborough dist, vol 9d, p. 684]
ChildrenMabel (ca1875-)
 Ernest (ca1882-)
 Sophia Elizabeth (ca1881-)
 May Matilda (ca1886-1941)
 Leslie Legge (1897-1985)
Notes for William Henry Rawsthorne-Frye
At his marriage to Mary he was ‘William Henry Fry’.

In the 1901 census he was living at 50 Beaconsfield Rd, Twickenham, Mx with his wife and family, aged 47, born in Ireland and an artist (painter).

They may have had a fifth child, according to Eileen Powys-Lybbe. In fact two more, as below.

In the 1881 census the family in 13 Westbourne Terrace, Chiswick, Mx was:

William, Head, 28, b. Ireland
Mary, Wife, 25, b. United States
Maud, dau., 3, b. London
Sophia, dau., 1, b. London

Plus two visitors from Ireland, probably a married couple, James and Mary Saunders.

In the 1911 census he was surnamed Frye and forenames William Rawstorne and living at 43 Palewell Park, East Sheen, SW.

He and Mary then had three sons and no daughters living with them; she said she had had seven children of whom six were then living. The sons were:
William Simon(?) aged 34, a gunmaker, and married, b. in Bedford, Beds.
Leslie aged 2 1/2, b. in Leeds, Yorks,, son of William and his wife Rag.
Ernest aged 26, a gun maker, and b. in Shephers Bush, London.
Leslie (again) aged 14 and b. in Surbiton, Surrey.

One of these could be his death:

Surname First name(s) Age District Vol Page
Deaths Mar 1926 (>99%)
FRY William H 72 Kingston 2a 639
Deaths Mar 1929 (>99%)
Fry William H 73 Marylebone 1a 1155
Last Modified 19 Jan 2013Created 7 Oct 2015 by Tim Powys-Lybbe