Posted By:Richard S. Greenhough
Email:
Subject:Lily & Agnes Brayton
Post Date:April 24, 2008 at 04:37:45
Message URL:http://genforum.genealogy.com/brayton/messages/295.html
Forum:Brayton Family Genealogy Forum
Forum URL:http://genforum.genealogy.com/brayton/

Elizabeth "Lily" Brayton (June 23, 1876 - April 30, 1953) was born in Hindley, near Wigan, in Lancashire, England. She married Oscar Asche (1871-1936) in June 1898.

Lily and Oscar were members of Frank Benson's theatrical company in the 1890s and both appeared in many plays up to and after the 1914-18 war - their most famous being in the long-running Chu Chin Chow.

Her sister Agnes Cottam Brayton was born in 1878; she was also a member of Benson's company. Sometimes known as "Belos" she married Edward R Smith in London in 1915. Does anyone have any further detail on her ?