Thanks for your thoughts, I agree it is a typical staged Victorian picture. It was amongst a friend's grandfather's papers. And yes we are trying to fit these two children into his known tree but having problems as they do not seem to fit.
Can any one help explain this picture found amongst old documents. It is thought it was taken about 1881 I am not even sure whether they are boys or girls. Are they wearing a uniform? if so has anyone any idea what sort of uniform or perhaps even school uniform this is
This is another lovely picture from the same photograph album. The plaque on the wall indicates this is Joseph Rank Ltd Premier Mill London Fire Service I know that a David Barley, father of the owner of the album worked for the Rank flour Mill in Hull and moved to London on the Isle of Dogs in...
Yes a great picture but they are a really miserable lot! though at least they are all looking at the camera. I did try blowing it up to see what is written on the picture but still unclear. I suspect they will have a religious theme. Cannot get a good look at the light either, but looks electric...
Can any one help date this picture of a class room. the picture was found in an album of my late wife's aunt who was born about 1923. I suspect the picture is of a generation earlier so perhaps her mother is in the picture in early Edwardian years. If I am right it is likely to be in the...
hi Charlotte 13
If you would like to contact me privately I may be able to help more as I am in touch with other members of this family and all searching for the same information about Mabel Deridisi or mrs White
Thanks Dave, I have this one top of my shortlist but the middle name Lewis does not recur on any other records of Robert that I have and does not occur again in the family So its a MAY BE only
Robert Price born about 1791-1793. I believe he died in 1838 was married to Ann Nettleton on 4th Jan 1813 at St Saviours church Suffolk. we know him to be a cooper
I know his two children and there may be more
William Price born 28 April 1821 Horsley Down Southwark
Robert Price born abt 1813...
you can use a variety of search engines on the computer to find this data. have a look at ones like Ancestry and Find My Past, but there are many others. At a local level many parish registers have been transcribed and made available on line, or published on discs
It is getting steadily easier...
As a "newbie" you have done incredibly well in your research so far and in setting out the difficulty so clearly. I do hope one of the group will be able to help.
Proving or disproving such family stories can be a real challenge. I shall follow progress with interest