My Fam­ily Al­bum

Share some of your favourite pho­to­graphs with other read­ers and win £75 to spend on photo restora­tion. This month, Jane Hough from Kent talks us through nine pic­tures dat­ing from the 1880s to 1966

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Jane Hough shares nine pho­tos from the 1880s to 1966

Ware­house worker

My great grand­fa­ther, Thomas Henry Dyson (1869–1936), was a ware­house­man at a woollen mill in Hud­der­s­field, York­shire.

Cy­cle past

This pho­to­graph shows my grand­mother, Bar­bara Den­niss, on a Raleigh mo­tor­bike in the late 1920s. Ap­par­ently she once took a hump­back bridge at speed, and my grand­fa­ther fell off the back!

Wed­ding fin­ery

Three of my great aunts at my par­ents’ wed­ding in 1966. I love their hats and glasses!

Tea for three

This pho­to­graph of my great grand­mother her Al­ice Mary Scoble (1875–1971) and with my hus­band Ge­orge was taken at home late 1920s. grand­mother in Devon dur­ing the

A sol­dier’s story

I be­lieve that Char­lie Barne, my half-great great un­cle (1869–1948), is shown here in the uni­form of the Royal Horse Ar­tillery, but records show he served in the 65th Bat­tery, Royal Field Ar­tillery, in In­dia and in the Sec­ond Boer War.

Chance dis­cov­ery

This photo fell out of the fam­ily Bible I in­her­ited when my gran died. As far as I know, it’s taken in In­dia in the 1880s – is one of these sol­diers Char­lie Barne?

School photo

was grand­mother Al­ice Mary Scoble. She This is an­other pic­ture of my great c1910. her class at Charmin­ster in Dorset, a teacher, and is shown here with

A for­mi­da­ble lady

El­iz­a­beth Tow­nend (1870–1952), one of my great grand­moth­ers, looks quite fear­some here.

Two for one

This is a pic­ture of my great great grand­mother Fanny Clark (1846–1931) in Bournemouth c1925 – and my grand­mother, look­ing through the win­dow top- left!



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