Herbert Harry = 1915 St. Nicholas Church, Plumstead
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Bessie nee Tickner
b 12/12/1889
See school letter
b. 14/8/1892
d 1969 [80] Sussex d 1972 [79] Brighton
Production engineer
Bernard Herbert Marjorie Betty
b. 8/9/1918 b. 3/3/1921
= 1946 Mollie nee Brown, Woolwich b 8/11/1923 =1946 William MacDonald b 17/4/1918
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Saturday, July 31, was a very special day in the lives of Mr. and Mrs. Harry Brind, of 11 Hillcrest Lane, Scaynes Hill, for it was the fiftieth anniversary of their marriage, which took place at St. Nicholas Church, Plumstead, near Woolwich, in Kent.

Mr Brind, aged 75, and his 73-year-old wife, Bessie, are both Londoners. After their wedding they lived for a short time at Plumstead, but the greater part of their married life has been spent at nearby Abbey Wood. By profession, Mr. Brind was a production engineer and from 1951 until his retirement in 1955 he was engaged in London on an assignment for the Pakistani Government.

Two years ago, Mr and Mrs. Brind moved to Scaynes Hill. Their son and daughter-in-law live in Penland Road, Haywards Heath, while their daughter and her husband, with whom they spent their anniversary weekend, are living at Bexley, in Kent. There are four grandchildren.

To make their anniversary complete, the couple received a surprise gift-- a wedding cake from the Brighton Equitable Co-operative Society. Mrs Brind became a member of the Royal Arsenal Co-operative Society in 1917 , and on moving to Scaynes Hill she transferred her membership to the Brighton Society.

Mid Sussex Times, 1965.

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This letter is from The Head Teacher at Burrage Grove School Plumstead dated December 1903 recommending my Grandfather Herrbert Harry BRIND bn 12/12/1889 for a position at The Royal Arsenal, where he remained all his working life. On his retirement he was a Senior Manager & awarded the Empire Medal.Clive Bernard Brind

1946 Marriage solemnized at All Saints Church in Belvedere in the County of Kent
No When Married Name and surname Age Condition Rank or Profssion Residence at the time of Marriage Father's name and surname Rank or Profession of Father
389 6th of April 1946 William Macdonald 27 Bachelor R.A.M.C. 104 Buccleuch Street, Glasgow
Marjorie Betty Brind 25 Spinster Clerk 32 Harvel Crescent SE2 Henry Herbert Brind Shop Foreman
Married in the Parish of church according to the Rites and Ceremonies of the Established Church after Banns by me Dudley E Benbow, Vicar
This Marriage was
solemnized between us
William Macdonald
Marjorie Betty Brind
    In the
Presence of us
B Brind E Pritchard
H H Brind
1946 Wedding Photograph. WILLIAM MACDONALD to BETTY BRIND. All Saints, Belvedere