Augustus Frederick Fry was the second child of George Fry & Mary Blackman born Jan-March 1882 in Framfield, Sussex.
In 1891 Augustus & his parents & older brother Frank were living at the Grocer’s shop, Framfield where his father was a grocer & draper.
Augustus was working as a draper’s assistant & living at 3 Castle St, Brighton in 1901.
In 1911 Augustus was living with his parents at 16 Cavendish Avenue, Eastbourne, Sussex & he was now a bank clerk.
Augustus married Florence May Oliphant in Oct-December 1911 at Eastbourne. Florence was born August 2nd, 1879 in Hackney, London, the daughter of Sarah A & William Oliphant, a tin plate worker.
Augustus of 5 Glynde Avenue, Hampden Park, Eastbourne, died on November 5th, 1934 at the Freemasons Hospital, Ravenscourt Park, Hammersmith, London. Probate was granted to widow Florence May & his effects were £6488.10s.10d. Augustus of 5 Glynde Avenue, Hampden Park, Eastbourne, died on November 5th, 1934 at the Freemasons Hospital, Ravenscourt Park, Hammersmith, London. Probate was granted to widow Florence May & his effects were £6488.10s.10d. A report in the Eastbourne Gazette of November 7th, 1934 stated that Hampden Park Church was filled for Augustus’ funeral. It was attended by a large body of freemasons wearing sprigs of acacia in their buttonholes. Among the mourners was also a representative gathering of members of the Cavendish bowling club. Many family members were in attendance & the interment took place at Langney Cemetery.
The 1939 register shows widowed Florence living at 26 Hyperion Avenue, Hailsham, Sussex. With her was son Bernard, a motor mechanic, who was now married to Doris F Bond.
Daughter Margaret married Elwyn Warden Owen in 1942 at St Giles, Normanton, Derby.
Florence died in April-June 1969 at Eastbourne.
The children of Augustus Frederick Fry & Florence May Oliphant were:
f.188.8.131.52.1 Bernard Oliphant Fry born January 22nd, 1913 at Eastbourne; died October 27th, 1985 at Eastbourne
f.184.108.40.206.2 Ronald Oliphant Fry born Jan-March 1916 at Eastbourne; died April-June 1917 at Eastbourne, Sussex
f.220.127.116.11.3 Cedric Oliphant Fry born September 19th, 1918 at Eastbourne; died 2002 in Western Cape, South Africa
f.18.104.22.168.4 Margaret Oliphant Fry born April-June 1921 at Eastbourne