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.
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.
Happy New Year. Wonder what 2016 will bring. Did you make any resolutions? I did consider making one. That is to spend less time on Family History. But as that resolution is domed to failure – probably by mid January, I decided best not to bother. With regard to the coming […]