Mildred Mary Gough was one of five daughters born to James and Theodosia, who married 11 May 1847 at St Andrews Church, Hornchurch, Essex.
Amazing what you can find out about a gravestone CDV and a Bible Class certificate.
I only posted this blog today & astonishingly later this afternoon one of my lovely Twitter followers found the marriage of the couple on the British Newspaper Archives.
I asked: What regiment? Can anyone ID their uniforms?
My lovely followers on Twitter have excelled again recently with some of my old photos that I hadn’t researched.
This Blog has a link to Wellington, Prince Albert and Queen Victoria, a Governor of the Tower of London and even a link to a famous Olympic Gold Medallist!
I found this lovely family photo on a Cabinet Card was taken at a photographers studio in Melbourne, Australia in 1892.
What a surprise to find that the family TOSH was so well known in Cumberland. A big part of UK industrial heritage.
From the clues on the back I finally managed to find the right family where everyone fitted in
a super example of why we must make a huge effort to talk to the older generations and find out their stories