JOHNSTON, [HON] MRS G. [GRP]
No: (GP) 4371
Hon. Mrs. G. Lawson Johnston, later Lady Luke with two sisters.
Mr Hon G. Mrs Lawson Johnston by Lafayette
Country Life, Vol XII, No 310, 13 December 1902, p 761
|| Hon. Mrs.
G. Lawson Johnston, née Edith Laura St. John (1879-1941); 5th
daughter of 16th Baron St. John, of Bletsoe; Co. Commisioner Girls
Guides, Bedfordshire; Vice-Chairman of the City of London Pensions
Sub-Committee; m. (1902) George Lawson Johnston, 1st Baron Luke, of
Pavenham (cr. 1929).
|| Hon. Barbara
(Ethel) St. John (1875-1954); 4th daughter of 16th Baron St. John,
of Bletsoe; died unmarried.
|| Hon. Emily
(Caroline Emma) St John (1880-1969); 6th daughter of 16th Baron St.
John, of Bletsoe; Lady President of League of Mercy for Bedfordshire;
13 May 1904.
The Court, 13 May 1904: Hon. Mrs. G. Lawson Johnston presented her sisters,
Hon. Barbara and Hon. Emily St. John.
The Lafayette Studio, 179 New Bond Street, London, W.
Hon. Mrs. G. Lawson Johnston
"...a gown of pink pleated chiffon with XVII century English lace
flounce and fichu, tied with soft ribbon bows; a train of pink mousseline
velour, lined with chiffon ... a bouquet of choice foliage, with a bow
of pale chiffon in the centre" (The Court Circular, 21 May 1904,
Hon. Barbara St. John "...[gown
of] white ninon de soie trimmed with sequin net and Irish lace; the
train [of] white satin and chiffon; ... a bunch of narcissus and lilies
in the new true lover's knot shape, tied with chiffon ribbon" (The
Queen, 21 May 1904, p 843a).
Hon. Emily St. John "Train
of white satin, trimmed with old Buckinghamshire lace and chiffon, over
a gown of tucked ivory satin and chiffon" (The Times, 14 May 1904,
& Props: Painted backdrop.
Lafayette Ltd., 179 New Bond Street, London.
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The Times, 16 May 1904, p 8b.
(Hon. Mrs. G. Lawson Johnston) The Times, 14
May 1904, p 12c; The Court Circular, 21 May 1904, p 532b; The
Queen, 21 May 1904, p 843a. (Hon. Barbara St. John)
The Times, 14 May 1904, p 12c; The Court Circular, 21
May 1904, p 532b; The Queen, 21 May 1904, p 843a. (Hon.
Emily St. John) The Times, 14 May 1904, p 12c.
The Ladies' Field, 21 May 1904, p 453.