Gabrielle Ray

'Gabrielle Ray said, 'I am always dancing; I love it! When I don't dance, I sing. What else is there to do?'

Gabrielle Ray – Wedding – Islington Gazette – Monday 4th March 1912

THE SOCIAL ROUND.

 

Miss Gabrielle Ray, married on Thursday in the Royal Borough of Windsor, might be called “The Queen of the Picture – Postcard.” Something like 10,000,000 postcards, representing Miss Ray in thousands of poses, have been sold during the last few years. Curiously enough, says the Star, women and young girls are the principal purchasers of these cards, and the most popular pose is the in which the pretty actress dressed as the boy in Millais “Bubbles.” In addition to her picture-postcard popularity, Miss Ray is one of the most piquant personalities the musical comedy stage. Her voice, though thin and piping, seems to have a peculiar fascination, while her dancing quality all its own.

The bridegroom, Mr. Eric Loder, is said to be a wealthy young man. He comes of a well-known sporting family, his uncle, Major Eustace Loder, won the Derby with Spearmint. His brother, Mr. Basil Loder, resigned from Army four years ago in order to marry one of Mr. Seymour Hicks’s “Gay Gordons” girls.

 

Islington Gazette – Monday 4th March 1912

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Basil Loder – Census 1911

Basil Loder - Census 1911

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Basil Loder – Marriage – 1908

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Gabrielle Ray – New York Herald – 1912

Gabrielle Ray - New York Herald- Wednesday 10th January 1912

“Postcard Queen” Engaged to wed

 Gabrielle Ray, a Gaiety dancer, who was famous as Mamie Clancy in “The Belle of New York,” the “Post Card Queen,” of whom more than one million post cards with her picture have been sold, is engaged to Mr. Eric Loder, the famous automobilist, son of the late Sir Robert Loder. His brother, Basil Loder, married Barbara Dean, of Seymour Hicks’ “Gay Gordons” company, a few years ago.

 

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Eric Loder – Census – 1901

Eric Loder Census -  Eaton - 1901

The 1901 Census shows Eric Loder as a student at Eaton College with his brother Basil Loder (Major Basil Charles Robert Loder)

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