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?'

Eric Loder – West Middlesex Gazette – Friday 5th August 1921

A daughter has been born to the wife of Mr. Eric Loder, at Woodlands, Farnham Common.

West Middlesex Gazette – Friday 5th August 1921

Pamela Loder – Birth Certificate – 1921

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Gabrielle Ray – Engagement – The Beds. Advertiser and Luton Times – Friday 12th January 1912

MISS GABRIELLE RAY ENGAGED.

 

Miss Gabrielle Ray, the charming dancer and singer of Mr. George Edwardes companies, is engaged to Mr, Eric Loder, son of Mr. Alfred Loder, and grandson of the late Sir Loder, first baronet. Both the young people have modestly confirmed the announcement. The proposal was made and accepted in Paris. Mr Loder, who looked very happy when interviewed, said he did not desire any fuss to be made. He is said to be very wealthy. One firm alone is said to have sold between 7,000,000 and 10,000,000 picture postcards of Miss Gabrielle Bay. She is in her 27th year, but does not look it, and made her stage debut the age of 10. An enthusiastic Frenchman, writing in the “Temps” a few days ago, described Miss Ray the prettiest actress on the English stage and the most beautiful woman in the United Kingdom.

 

The Beds. Advertiser and Luton Times – Friday 12th January 1912

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Gabrielle Ray – Daily Telegraph – May 1973

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Notable Visitors – Perthshire Advertiser – Saturday 10th July 1920

Notable Visitors.

Among the visitors to Auchterarder and to Gleneagles Golf Course this week were Sir Andrew Fisher, High Commissioner of Australia, and Gabriel Ray, the famous actress.

Mary Pickford also visited the town in the earlier part of the week, when many flocked to see her at “The Picture House” !

 

Perthshire Advertiser – Saturday 10th July 1920

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Mr. and Mrs. Eric Raymond Loder – 1933

 Mr. and Mrs. Eric Raymond Loder

The subjects of our photograph are familiars of all the places named and strangely, the fact that they were not two widely separated entities was divulged at a private dinner party given by the lady a few nights ago in New York. They are Mr. and Mrs. Eric Raymond Loder, Cosmopolites. She was Lady Davis, widow of the late Sir Montimer Davis, Canadian multimillionaire. He is the son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Alfred Basil Loder of Aldwickbury, Hersfordshire, England. They were married secretly last December at Long Branch New Jersey and as we said the news of the marriage has been just divulged. Mrs. Loder was born Miss Eleanor Curran, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John Curran of New Orleans, L.A.  Dated 23 – 10 – 1933.

 

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Eric Loder – The Sketch – Wednesday 19th December 1923

LADIES V. MEN SQUASH RACKETS AT QUEEN’S: A GROUP OF THE PLAYERS IN THE RECENT MATCH.

 

The Squash Rackets match between ladies and men at Queen’s resulted in a draw, the men giving the ladies ten and two hands. Our group shows, from left to right, back row – Major Eric Loder, Mr. C. B. Noel, Mr. C. B. Browning, Mr. T. O. Jameson (Amateur Champion), Miss Lees, Miss Fenwick, Mr. P. le Gros, Miss P. Blake, Mr. C. M. Prior, the Hon. Mrs. E. G. Tew, Colonel L. H. Frisby, and Mr. G. T. C. Watt and, seated Miss S. Huntsman, Miss N. Cave (Amateur Lady Champion), Miss J. Nicholson, Miss J. Cave, Miss E. Nicholson, and Miss J. Huntsman. [Photograph by S. and G.]

 

The Sketch – Wednesday 19th December 1923

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Gabrielle Ray’s grave

 

Miss Ray finally has a new grave stone thanks to The Musical Hall Guild

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Leslie Barker (Feilding Leeds)

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Gabrielle Ray – The Little Cherub – 1906

Wit and Humour

(From “Punch”)

 

It is indeed a pleasure to see the drama at last emerging from the state of sluggish insipidity which has so long diagnosed it. At the Prince of Wales’ Theatre four of our most lovely actresses now play a game of football on the stage, in the course of which Miss Gabrielle Ray kicks the ball into the auditorium. We doubt whether this theatrical history of any country could point to a more saucy incident.

 

Dublin Evening Mail – Saturday 31st March 1906

 

 

Actress as Footballer.

 

During the run of “The Little Cherub” at the Prince of Wales’s Theatre, London, Miss Gabrielle Ray has so often kicked the improvised football in the hotel scene into the “prompt” box, that she has accepted a challenge, and prepared back herself for £5 to land the ball into that box on any occasion.

 

Sheffield Evening Telegraph – Friday 23rd March 1906

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The Hon. Mrs James Beck – The Tatler – Wednesday 26th November 1930

THE HON. MRS. JAMES BECK

The portrait by Mr. Cecil Beaton, which is included in “The Book of Beauty,” which he has just had published by Messrs. Duckworth, and which includes numerous photographs and also sketches of the people with whom the book deals. The author in his preface tells us that his greatest heroines in his childhood’s days were not the Maid of Orleans, or the Lady of the Lamp, but Lily Elsie, Gabrielle Ray, and Queen Alexandra. The author’s study of beauty has taken in its present shape this collection of all the most decorative people of to-day and yesterday. The Hon. Mrs. James Beck is Lord Glenconner’s sister.

The Tatler – Wednesday 26th November 1930

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