GARDNER, Alan Hyde

1850 - 1901

Alan Hyde Gardner, a second son with the same name, was born at Byculla, Bombay, India on 10 December 1850 and baptised on 12 February 1851, son of Alan Hyde Gardner (1814-11 November 1858), captain R.N., and his wife Caroline Augusta Philipps (5 May 1815-1853), youngest daughter of Charles Allen Philipps of St Bride's Hill, Pembrokeshire, who married at St Mary's Church, Bryanston Square, London on 10 September 1844. Young Alan was a captain in the Indian Navy, he married firstly at Islington, London on 13 March 1875, Elizabeth Bult, eldest daughter of George Norman Bult of Nailsbourne, Somerset, Elizabeth died after an accident with a swing door at her mother's London home at Romilly Lodge, Brunswick Square on 25 March 1890. He married secondly in 1895, Ruth Wilson and in 1901, a 50-year-old watercolour artist, living at 102 London Road, Ipswich with his 38-year-old wife Ruth, who was born at Huntingdon, and his children Francis Farrington 19, Charles Philipps 17, born in Wales with Herbert Patrick Legge 3 and newly born Mary, both born at Ipswich. Alan Hyde Gardner was of 102 London Road, Ipswich when he died at the Bedford Temperance Hotel, Peterborough whilst on a painting tour, on 7 September 1901, aged 51. He was one of the claimants to the title Lord Gardner, but some of the Indian marriages were deemed irregular. In 1911 his 48-year-old wife Ruth was living at 95 Hatfield Road, Ipswich with her two children.

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