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Houghton family   Views: 526
PROUD PARENTS   Comments: 4
Photo: Helen B   Item #: 29628  
 
PROUD PARENTS
 
  Taken circa 1913,
My father as a baby pictured with my Grandparents George and Lilly Houghton.
 

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Comments by Roger, 11th August 2017  
One of the things you notice is that the boy is in a dress, he'd probably be about four or five when he would have boys clothing. Breeching was an important rite of passage in the life of a boy, looked forward to with much excitement, and often celebrated with a small party. It often marked the point at which the father became more involved with the raising of a boy.

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Comments by winnie, 13th August 2017  
whats your fathers names i will look up his baptism was he born in wigan

Comments by Helen B, 14th August 2017  
Winnie,
Thank you for your kind offer. I have Dad's Baptism record, in fact I have traced my Houghton's back to 1724. Unfortunately Lilly's Grandfather was born in Tyrone, Ireland in 1800, so that is as far as I have got with her line.
My Grandfather, George Edward (pictured) was a master tailor, and had a shop at 57 Mesnes Street. Looks a good advert for his trade, doesn't he?

Comments by Helen B, 14th August 2017  
Winnie,
Thank you for your kind offer. I have Dad's Baptism record, in fact I have traced my Houghton's back to 1724. Unfortunately Lilly's Grandfather was born in Tyrone, Ireland in 1800, so that is as far as I have got with her line.
My Grandfather, George Edward (pictured) was a master tailor, and had a shop at 57 Mesnes Street. Looks a good advert for his trade, doesn't he?

 
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