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Family Photograph
Photo: Arlene Adams-Gertsch
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Item #: 10789
Picture of a family, possibly a Wedding photo but not sure. I am leaning towards the Heaton family or the Tiltston family. If anyone can ID anyone in this photo, I would appreciate it. I would say around 1900-1915

Comment by: barry prior on 1st June 2009 at 00:30

THE ON THE BACK ROW SECOND FROM RIGHT BIT TO SHARP DRESS FOR 1915 I THINK MORE 1925-1930

Comment by: Arlene Adams-Gertsch on 2nd June 2009 at 01:18

I am beginning to think you are right. The little boy in the front by the woman in the hat.... I am begining to think that he is little William Heaton.... the guy who ended up working for Sir Ferranti and the EEG machine in the early 1950's but it's only a guess... would like to know who they are for sure.

Comment by: vera howarth on 24th March 2010 at 10:53

there is something wrong with this photo.The women and the childrens outfits definetly fit the ers-likely to be just before or during WW 1but the mens definetly fit an era well into the future,particularly the standing 2nd on the right.

Comment by: Arlene Gertsch on 6th March 2017 at 04:24

I now know who the 3 people in the front are. The older woman is Alice Turner Richards, the man sitting next to her is her son Thomas Richards, and the woman next to him on the left, is his sister Gertrude Richards, but I still have no idea who the rest of the people are.

Comment by: Shana Selby on 30th October 2020 at 23:17

Hi Arlene, been trying to get in touch with you Via Facebook!

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