Ida May Darnley

Is your surname Darnley?

Research the Darnley family

Ida May Darnley's Geni Profile

Records for Ida May Darnley

21,706 Records

Share your family tree and photos with the people you know and love

  • Build your family tree online
  • Share photos and videos
  • Smart Matching™ technology
  • Free!


Related Projects

Ida May Darnley

Birthdate: (83)
Birthplace: Leeds, UK
Death: Died in Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
Immediate Family:

Daughter of James Darnley and Sarah Ann Darnley
Wife of William Mountford, Rev
Mother of Anthony William Mountford, Dr and Dorothy Ellen Mountford
Sister of Edward Darnley and Mary Darnley

Managed by: Mark Robert van Velden
Last Updated:

About Ida May Darnley

Father James was an officer in the British Army in India, wife Sarah is thought to have been born in Northern Ireland. Ida was a fashion model (mannequin) of renowned beauty, and was a fashion buyer for an famous and exclusive department store, Swan & Edgar, in Piccadilly in London, was an amateur dramatist in Drury Lane, and had her voice trained in London. She moved to South Africa after living through the First World War in London and having witnessed first hand the devastation of the V-bomb (Swan & Edgar took a direct hit in 1917).

view all

Ida May Darnley's Timeline

April 3, 1890
Leeds, UK
October 27, 1924
Age 34
Durban Metro, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
January 2, 1926
Age 35
Durban, KZN, South Africa
November 24, 1973
Age 83
Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa