The farming families of Morris are the likely owners of these Victorian Albums, most definitely one of their descendants.
My life long friend. A man of big ideas. Full of colour and generous.
It’s so nice to have a date and a family name on this small photo, and not just the family name.
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……
Warning!!! THAT IF YOU ARE OF A SQUEAMISH NATURE DON’T READ.
Mary Ann Ledger was born in 1834 in Wrotham, Kent, England as the fifth child of William Ledger and Elizabeth Ranger.
…..caught my eye, Mum cherishing her young child, can’t you just see the overwhelming love and pride of her baby son in her eyes.
So now I have identified the couple, the child on Mum Stella’s lap is indeed their first born Stella Joanna Matilda Parminter Tudor!
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
I never imagined it would take me on a journey to the Netherlands, Sweden, Milan, Italy, Sunderland, Durham. Also connections to Christopher Columbus and even the Queen of Holland
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!