Happy Birthday to Joseph Taylor Dinnis

Joseph Taylor Dinnis29 November 1892 was the day my grandfather was born. Although I didn’t know him, I have learnt so much about him from my cousin, Sue that I feel he is no longer a stranger to me.

I thought I would celebrate his birthday by listing some facts I have learnt about Joseph Taylor Dinnis.

  1. When he was born the family were living at 131 Gordon Road, Camberwell, London.
  2. His parents were George Dinnis (1853 – 1906) and Catherine Taylor (1853 – 1942).
  3. His brothers and sisters were:
  • John Taylor 1877 – 1878
  • George John 1879 – 1949
  • Harry Leonard Percy 1880 – 1976
  • Cora Annie Amelia 1886 – 1963
  • Elsie Lilian Julia 1889 – 1978
  • John Albert Harold Walter 1895 – 1970
George John Dinnis (seated) Joseph Taylor Dinnis (right) Harry Leonard Percy Dinnis (left)

George John Dinnis (seated) Joseph Taylor Dinnis (right) Harry Leonard Percy Dinnis (left)

Cora Annie Amelia Dinnis

Cora Annie Amelia Dinnis

Elsie Lilian Julia Dinnis

Elsie Lilian Julia Dinnis

John Albert Harold Walter Dinnis

John Albert Harold Walter Dinnis

  1. In 1904 he attended Hitherfield Road School with his younger brother, John.
  2. He married Annie Cleeve on the 19th of December 1915 at All Saints Church, Fleet.
  3. His occupation was a Fishmonger.
  • He worked as a fishmonger in:
  • Westcliff-on-sea
  • Leeds
  • Edmonton
  • Watford
  • Weybridge
  • Fleet
Joseph Taylor Dinnis

Joseph Taylor Dinnis

  1. He served in World War 1
  2. He also served in World War 2
Joseph Taylor Dinnis World War 1

Joseph Taylor Dinnis
World War 1

Joseph Taylor Dinnis World War 2

Joseph Taylor Dinnis
World War 2

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  • He had four children: Jack Douglas 1920 – 1998, Nancy Dora 1922 – 2015, Gordon Charles 1923 – 2001 and Ronald Stanley 1925 – 1989
Joseph Taylor Dinnis with Jack and Nancy

Joseph Taylor Dinnis with Jack and Nancy

Joseph Taylor Dinnis (centre) with Gordon (left) and Ronald (right)

Joseph Taylor Dinnis (centre) with Gordon (left) and Ronald (right)

Joseph had three grandchildren: Susan and Ian Arkell and Jackie Dinnis

Sue and Ian in 1959, Queens Park, Brighton

Sue and Ian in 1959, Queens Park, Brighton

Jackie Dinnis

Jackie Dinnis

 

 

 

 

About Jackie Dinnis

Welcome to my blog where I am enjoying meeting my family - past and present - one at a time. Join me as I learn who my ancestors were, where they lived, what their occupations were and what everyday life was like for them.
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