Category Archives: Catherine Ann Dinnis

1837 – 1918

The Packet Inn (part one)

The Packet Inn was located in Steine Street, near the bottom of St James’ Street in Brighton. This is very close to the seafront and is about three doors down from The Queens Head – where my great great grandfather John Dinnis lived and … Continue reading

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I’m British – Let’s Talk About the Weather

In Britain we talk about the weather. A lot.  At the moment we’re enjoying a hot summer with some showers.  Back in the summer of 1850 when John and Charlotte Dinnis lived in Brighton with their young family I think they would … Continue reading

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Death of my Great Grandfather’s twin sister

George Dinnis, my great grandfather was baptised on the 18 May 1853 along with his twin sister, Cora at the Brighton Chapel Royal.  The next document I came across unfortunately was the death certificate of little Cora in July 1856. … Continue reading

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Brighton Chapel Royal and the Dinnis family

John and Charlotte (Robinson) Dinnis went on to have a further six children after the birth of Catherine Ann.  We know that Catherine Ann was baptised at St Nicholas Church in Brighton, and now we know the rest of the children were baptised … Continue reading

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Catherine Ann Dinnis

In June I wrote a few posts about John Dinnis (1816 – 1894), and I need to add a few details here.  John was married to Charlotte Robinson, and their first child was a daughter named Catherine Ann Dinnis. I recently … Continue reading

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John Dinnis during the 1870s

John Dinnis had moved from Brighton to Islington in London since the 1861 England Census. I don’t know why he and the family moved, but in the England Census of 1871 his address is 24 Parkfield Street. He is still … Continue reading

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John Dinnis during the 1860s

My great great grandfather, John Dinnis was 45 years of age when the England Census of 1861 took place. He had previously lived with his family in Middle Road and Ship Street, just off Brighton seafront. He had worked as … Continue reading

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John Dinnis during the 1850s

Last time I wrote about John Dinnis I ended in the 184os.  You can read about it here: https://jackiedinnis.wordpress.com/2013/05/19/john-dinnis-1816-1894/ John was born in 1816, and is my great great grandfather.  We resume his story with information taken from the England … Continue reading

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