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!!!
This photo above was taken before Rex married and it seems his training in the Fleet Air Arm as an Aircraft Mechanic…….
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
The bride was attired in an ivory charmeuse (Silk) dress, trimmed with French lace and pearls, and carried a sheaf of lilies.
So we have admirers Medee, Jeannie, Winnie and Gwen….Did Ronald marry any of them?
At first, after reading the back of the group photo below, I really hoped I could find Grandpa Searle & I have!
I think from my research so far that these two are Katherine Wilson (Kitty) & Edmund Charles Sear (Charlie)
I picked out the best & most interesting ones & every single one that had writing of any sort on & haggled hard to get the price down!