Catherine appears to have been in the asylum from 20 November 1899 till her death, some 59 years later, on 23 November 1958. I am struggling to look at this photo and understand why this seemingly pleasant looking woman is held for so long.
If any of his comrades see this announcement and can throw any light on this matter, they would be doing a kindly act if they will communicate with the anxious parents.
The brother called out to the whimsey-man to pull the descending chain out of the box. However before the chain was fully out of the box Thomas shouted it was OK. The whimsey-man then immediately lowered the chain and that action capsized the box.
Many of you researching will find a link to an ancestor that spent time in the Workhouse. Below are various websites with regard to workhouses together with a link to a newspaper article printed today about Bolton Workhouse and a memorial in honour of the paupers buried there. ( links at […]
Great Uncle Harold Scott 1896 to 1917 Articles in the Craven Herald Article: 11 May 1917 SCOTT – April 30th 1917, killed in action in France, Gunner Harold Scott, R.F.A., elder son of Mr. and Mrs. Fred Scott, Skipton, aged 21 years. SKIPTON’S ROLL OF HONOUR – GUNNER HAROLD SCOTT, […]
Do you have a pile of photographs carefully handed down from a member of your family? Do you know who they all are? Probably not. Sadly the beautiful sepia photos lovingly kept in that box / suitcase often are just that – photographs – with no clues as to who […]