Most of you will, I’m sure, have heard of J.M.Barrie, James Matthew Barrie of Peter Pan fame, but how many of you have heard of his wife Mary Ansell.
I was amazed when I opened the battered old suitcase and found eight certificates!
Imagine my surprise when I looked on the back of these photos to see they were of a family from Beaminster, Dorset!
Who was Ellis Ogilvie? After another half hour reading all the reports for any clues I hit gold! I did a happy dance!!!
More info from a descendant in New Zealand!
Anna Wing (Eva Lydia Catherine Wing) married Thomas Lippiatt and Sarah Jane Sheate’s Grandson Peter Reginald Davey
Scrolling through Ebay one evening I noticed this absolutely beautiful glass Ambrotype photo, unframed, of a couple, taken I thought probably 1855/60’s
The bride was attired in an ivory charmeuse (Silk) dress, trimmed with French lace and pearls, and carried a sheaf of lilies.