- [S369] Plantagenet Roll of the Blood Royal Being A Complete Table of All the Descendants Now Living of Edward III, King of England, Melville Henry Massue, Marquis de Ruvigny et Raineval (1868-1921), (London: T.C. & E. C. Jack, 1905-11, scanned original pages on www.ancestry.co.uk, 2002;), The Clarence Volume - Supplement, p.573 (Reliability: 2).
- [S205] FreeBMD, (www.freebmd.org.uk;), birth registration of Cecil Berkley Portman, Altrincham 8a 151, December quarter 1869 (Reliability: 2).
- [S404] The Times, (London;), Friday, Jul 05, 1929; pg. 19; Issue 45247; col C (Reliability: 3).
MR. R. PATTERSON AND MISS M. PORTMAN.
The marriage took place yesterday, at All Saints', Ennismore-gardens, of Mr. Raymond Patterson, son of Emily Lady Scott, of 49, Prince's-gate, and Miss Marigold Portman, daughter of the late Mr. C. B. Portman, of Ceylon, and of Mrs. Cecil Portman, of 115, Queen's-gate. The Rev. Alan Portman officiated.
The bride, who was given away by her uncle, Captain Charles Forbes, wore a dress of ivory broché taffeta with a bow of plain taffeta at the hips and the train of old family Brussels lace was lined with silver tissue and edged with a trail of orange-blossom. A lace veil was arranged with a pointed lace coronet and clusters of orange-blossom, and she carried a bouquet of pink roses. Master John Portman and Master Andrew Forbes were the pages, in white sailor suits, and Miss Susan Lowndes was also a trainbearer, dressed in a white tulle frock and wreath of coloured flowers. Miss Elizabeth and Miss Barbara Coates were the bridesmaids, and wore dresses of green, blue and pink floral chiffon, with wreaths of blue and green velvet flowers, and they carried bouquets of pink and mauve sweet peas. Mr. H. L. Colman was best man, and a reception was afterwards held by Mrs. Portman at 28, Cadogan-gardens (lent by Mrs. Henty). Among those present were:-
Lady Scott, Mr. and Mrs. M. B. Portman, Mrs. Berkeley Portman, Mrs. William Portman, Mrs. Maurice Portman, Major and Mrs. Guy Portman, Mrs. Alan Portman, Miss E. Portman, Mrs. Augustus Berkeley Portman, Mr. and Mrs. D. Forbes, Commander W. Forbes, Miss F. Forbes, Miss Ursula Forbes, Lady Lowndes, Colonel and Mrs. Stewart, Mrs. Coates, Mrs. H. Coates, Mr. John Coates, Mr. P. Coates, Major and Mrs. Harris Edge, Mr. F. Coates, Mr. and Mrs. Ashworth, Mrs. Henty, Mr. R. Daniel, Sir John and Lady Bowen, Brigadier-General and Mrs. E. A. Wood, Mrs. Martin Scott, Mrs. Bower, Mrs. C. N. M. Hamilton, Mrs. Baldwin Hamilton, Mrs. Ernest Brackenbury, Commander and Mrs. Codrington, Mrs. Edward Lefroy, Mrs. Ernest Raphael, Colonel and Mrs. Clayton, Mrs. Maurice Bower, Mrs. McClean, Mr. G. R. Blaikie, Mrs. Amherst Webber, Mrs. Creagh Osborne, Dr. and Mrs. Donald Paterson, Mr. Cecil Brodrick, Mrs. Moelwyn Hughes, Lady Maclagan, Mrs. Forbes, Mr. R. Henty, Captain and Mrs. Philipson, Sir William and Lady Foster, Mr. C. E. Hamilton, Mrs. Macfarlane, Miss Bowden Smith, Lieutenant-Colonel and Mrs. Claud Bower, Mrs. Eric Byron, Mr. and Mrs. Charles Hilton, Mrs. A. Jeffreys, Mrs. Petrie Thomson, Mr. and Mrs. Elkington, Major-General and Mrs. Jeffreys, Colonel and Mrs. King, Mrs. Robert Byron, Mrs. Manisty, Mrs. Tate, Mrs. Holman, and Dr. and Mrs. Clifford Ellingworth.
- [S205] FreeBMD, (www.freebmd.org.uk;), death registration of Cecil B Portman, 45, Sturminster 5a 363, March quarter 1915 (Reliability: 2).