Ah well me thinks I am still the master of most of my own destiny A/S
I recently opened a new bag of old photos to look through and scan and oh my goodness what treasures I found!
When we left Anne she had just received the news that her death sentence was going to be recommended to Her Majesty to be commuted to a life sentence.
When we left Anne on 29th October 1860 she had been convicted of murder and sentenced to trial at the Old Bailey……
I felt that I must try to finish what Anne had started, and I hope that I have achieved that
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.
What a bonus to have another photo that is written on of the same Gibbs family!
In my last part about the family with connections to A La Ronde, I thought I would share the few photos unidentified so far with you.
Imagine my surprise when I looked on the back of these photos to see they were of a family from Beaminster, Dorset!
Some lovely Old Photos of Children from past times in my Collection
Who was Ellis Ogilvie? After another half hour reading all the reports for any clues I hit gold! I did a happy dance!!!
After being able to return the lovely photo of Agnes to a direct descendant a couple of weeks ago, Dick has very kindly sent me more images of the the family
More of the old photos & more information about his biological Mum’s side of the family, GINN
So they hadn’t got Victor’s name wrong after all! What a surprise!