PARDEY, Betty

1909 - 1995

As Betty Fisher she was born at Margate, Kent on 11 May 1909, third child and second daughter of Ernest Hawkins Fisher (1879-1926), a tobacco retailer, and his wife Pauline née Thomson (born 6 June 1889), who married at Steyning, Sussex in 1904 and in 1939 Pauline was a widow living at 2 Vale Drive, Worthing, Sussex with her daughter Betty, who was a waitress & counter-hand. In 1911, Betty was a 1 year old living at 6 Broad Street, Margate with her parents, 32 year old Ernest and 29 year old Pauline, and two elder siblings, John 5 and Joan 4. Betty married at Worthing in 1949, William George Pardey (22 December 1901-1989), a central school teacher. As Mrs Betty Pardey, a member of the Ipswich Art Club 1948-1950 and exhibited from The Hermitage, Ufford, Suffolk in 1948, three pictures 'Morning Sunlight', 'Studies of Nicola' and a pastel 'Portrait'. She died at Bournemouth in June 1995.