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Sepia Saturday 377 Receive US

To cite “The Wind within the Willows” I took the immediate to be alongside the traces of “messing about in boats”.

Sepia Saturday 377 Receive US Obtain US

That is Beatrice Annie Nash, my 2nd nice aunt – sister to my nice grandfather.

She was born in Freshford, Somerset, England in mid 1887 (round July).  Guess was the third youngster and eldest daughter of James William Nash and Matilda Whatley.

Now, I am not too certain if this picture is legit.  It definitely appears to be like like she is sitting on the deck of a cruise ship (fortunately not the Titanic) having fun with the solar and a great ebook.  However, it additionally appears to be like like she could also be sitting in entrance of a effectively drawn backdrop.  Both method, she appears to be like beautiful in her puffy sleeves and large hair.

Guess would go on to marry Jack Hawkins in 1911 and have three kids, two boys and a lady.  Guess handed away at simply 59 years of age in 1947.

Sepia Saturday 377 Receive US Obtain US

This second image is of my dad’s cousin Kol as a toddler.  Along with his grandmother Gean Nash (nee Bunston) within the passenger seat and a really comfortable pet canine on the shore of the mighty Murray River.

I’ve a sense they did not get very far down the river 🙂

After WWII Kol’s dad and mom (Cliff and Muriel Morris) moved to the Mildura space the place he was born within the late 1940’s.  He’s the eldest of 4 boys.

Sepia Saturday 377 Receive US Obtain US

In 1951 Gean Nash (nee Bunston) on the appropriate, travelled to England along with her husband Percy Nash and a few cousins.  (I am unable to for the lifetime of me keep in mind which of them, despite the fact that I simply noticed a “bon voyage” picture final week!  Do not know the place it has gone now).

This was the primary time Percy had been again to England since he served in Europe in WWI.  He got here to Australia in 1912, so 40 years later he visits his mom.  It is usually the primary (and solely) time Gean met her mom in legislation.

Beneath is the Strathmore, the ship on which they sailed.

Sepia Saturday 377 Receive US Obtain US
Sepia Saturday 377 Receive US Obtain US

Now, you might recognise this final image – it is the one I posted a few weeks in the past.  But it surely matches properly with my “messing about in boats” – so as soon as once more, I provide you with my grandmother Elsie and nice grandfather Sam Davenport.

Nan is able to make the leap whereas her dad steadies the ship.

#Sepia #Saturday

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