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Photo: Patrick
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Item #: 32837
Photo received by an Ince relative. Can anyone identify the lady?

Comment by: Patrick on 24th December 2020 at 13:47

Or even the building in the background? Looks like some sort of tower?

Comment by: Edna on 24th December 2020 at 18:22

I was wondering could it be the Pigeon tower up Rivington.

Comment by: Rev David Long on 25th December 2020 at 09:42

She's wearing a wedding corsage - and that looks like a buttressed church tower in the background. From the fancy brickwork, I'd say it's not local - perhaps Norfolk way?

Comment by: Patrick on 26th December 2020 at 21:58

I forgot to mention, 'Betty' is written on the reverse side of the photo. Still can't find a connection with any family members though.

Comment by: Edna on 27th December 2020 at 18:52

Its so sad, she can't be traced.She is a lovely looking lady.

Comment by: Helen of Troy on 28th December 2020 at 07:55

We do have some of the chequered flint facing on churches in Norfolk but not in the part of Nth Norfolk where I am.
She does look as if she is attending a wedding.

Comment by: Veronica on 28th December 2020 at 12:46

It looks as if it's a wartime wedding to me. Before the service perhaps? She could be the bride of a Spitfire Pilot, who knows? A small affair maybe...or a witness for the bride and groom.

Comment by: Helen of Troy on 29th December 2020 at 09:06

Veronica, I think the same as you & perhaps the path where she is standing is the path leading up to the church.

Comment by: Veronica on 29th December 2020 at 12:09

I love the flint buildings in Norfolk Helen. There were a few air bases round about as well. I think she would have worn a hat though if she had been the bride, and the Price of Wales check suit looks a bit severe for a bride. But I may be wrong, doubt we'll ever know , sadly.

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