Joan Mary Fry

Joan Mary Fry

Female 1862 - 1955  (93 years)    Has 53 ancestors but no descendants in this family tree.

Personal Information    |    Notes    |    All    |    PDF

  • Name Joan Mary Fry 
    Relationshipwith Adam
    Born 27 Jul 1862 
    Gender Female 
    Died 25 Nov 1955 
    Siblings 5 siblings 
    Person ID I499405  Geneagraphie
    Last Modified 27 Mar 2009 

    Father Edward Fry,   b. 1827,   d. 1918  (Age 91 years) 
    Mother Mariabella Hodgkin,   b. 1833,   d. 1930  (Age 97 years) 
    Family ID F13182  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Quaker social reformer
      During the First World War , she served as a Quaker Prison Chaplain and helped men who had a conscientious objection to war at their tribunal and in prison.
      In 1919, she and other Friends travelled to defeated Germany and organised food distribution networks to defeat the famine.
      In 1926, she returned to the United Kingdom and worked to relieve poverty and unemployment.
      She gave the 1910 Swarthmore Lecture , entitled The Communion of Life to the Quakers' " London Yearly Meeting ".


Home Page |  What's New |  Most Wanted |  Surnames |  Photos |  Histories |  Documents |  Cemeteries |  Places |  Dates |  Reports |  Sources