21 September 1897, Edgbaston, Birmingham.
BEATRICE FELLOWS 1897-1989
Died: 15 May 1989 aged 91 years, Emsworth, Hampshire.
Cremated at Chichester Crematorium. Ashes scattered on
husband's grave in Quinton Cemetery.
met Beatrice when he was about 16 and they became
engaged 3 years later. Beatrice was one of seven
daughters (Lucy, Amy, Daisy, Beatrice, Carrie ? and ?)
and two sons (Grenville and ?) of Margaret and William
Waplington. They were married on 28th March 1921 at St
Chad's Church, Smethwick. Frank aged 22 worked as a
clerk and lived at 157 Florence Road, Smethwick. His
father was Samuel Fellows (deceased) a sewer man.
Beatrice aged 23 worked as an optician and lived at
204 Selsey Road, Edgbaston.
Beatrice and her sister, Daisy were married at the
same service. Here
is their wedding photo showing Frank and Beatrice on
the left and Daisy and her husband Bert Powell on the
an old photo of Beatrice and Frank, probably in their
their daughter was born 15 months after the wedding on
8th May 1922. She died at the age of 52 after a stroke
and was buried in Quinton Cemetery.
and Beatrice with Baby Joan (about 2) in Blackpool in
Here are a few black and white photos from an old
Fellows family album dating back to the 1920s and
1930s, mainly showing Frank and Beatrice Fellows and
their daughter Joan on family holidays. In the
Bournemouth ones taken in 1932 Frank was 34, Beatrice
was 35 and Joan 10 years old.
(age 35) (centre) Frank (age 34) and Joan (age10) on
the beach at Bournemouth in 1932
with unknown lady and child on the left of the
(34) and Beatrice (35) on the beach at Bournemouth in
and Beatrice on the beach at Bournemouth in 1932
and her mother walking together in Bournemouth in
(aged 10) showing off her pretty dress with her Father
in Bournemouth in 1932
at Great Yarmouth in 1934 (aged 36)
JOHN FELLOWS 1936 -
was born on 12th August 1936, 14 years after Joan.
Probably a mistake, but a fortunate one as it
happened, since the Fellows family, as we know it,
would not have existed without it! The rest is
recorded in this web site.
is the earliest photo of Brian aged about 3 years.
For more biographical
details of Brian see . . . Myself