Category Archives: Rose Cleeve

Motoring and the Family

Looking back at my family photographs I see that at least a couple of them were photographed with cars. I’m not sure if they owned the vehicles, but it’s great to see them anyway. George John Dinnis Junior is my … Continue reading

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A Door to Celebrate a 90th Birthday

This door is in a photograph of my great-aunt Rose when she celebrated her 90th birthday on the 7th of November 1985. Here is the full picture:   Rose is on the left, sitting next to her friend. Nancy Dora … Continue reading

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Advent Calendar door number 10

So today we open door number 10 of our Advent Calendar. I love this photograph of my great-grandmother, Agnes (centre) with two of her daughters, Rose (left) and Olive (right) taken at the door to their home in 1924. They … Continue reading

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I’ve Seen the Light

It has to be said that there are some very clever people out there in Blogland. One of these is Michael A. Rios and you can find him here: http://michaelriosphotos.wix.com/one-pager-portfolio Michael works magic with old photographs, breathing new life into … Continue reading

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British Beaches 1920s

Do you have a favourite beach? I have some lovely photographs of various members of the Dinnis family on holiday at different British beaches over the years. The first one is one I posted recently of my grand-aunt Cora Annie … Continue reading

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Summer 1931

84 years ago, and the summer of 1931 saw three of the Cleeve sisters in Brighton. It’s so nice seeing them in the place I have lived all my life. Brighton looks so … empty!  I’ve never seen it so … Continue reading

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Yesterday’s Selfies

These days if you’re on social media it can’t have escaped your notice that a lot of photographs look the same, head and shoulders shot taken from the same angle, people wearing the same style of clothes with similar hairstyles. … Continue reading

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Family Support

In sad times, family always seem to pull together, and ours is no exception. In the past I have written about my cousin, Ian dying in November 1976 aged 19. Our grandmother, Annie Dinnis and her four sisters were all … Continue reading

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Edith Cleeve – her later years

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Edith’s husband, Ernest John Doswell died in June 1948, seven years after the death of their daughter, Dora. Dora’s husband, Frederick Ashbolt died in 1953. This left many years for Edith, alone. She lived until 1974. In Edith’s later years … Continue reading

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Daughters of Dummer

As this is my first post since before Christmas I would like to begin by wishing everyone a very, very Happy New Year and I hope 2014 will be a peaceful, fulfilling and gentle year and that it will bring you all … Continue reading

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