Category Archives: Catherine Taylor

Detective Work and Photographs

There is so much to be gained from going over the same things again. I nearly always find something new when I revisit a photo. One of the photographs I have been looking at recently had a big question mark … Continue reading

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Summer Fashion in the Family

During the short, cold winter days I really look forward to the longer, warmer days of summer. However as soon as we get the first really hot day I find I just can’t cope with it at all. All those … Continue reading

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The life and times of my great grand-aunt Fanny Dinnis (3)

Fanny Dinnis married John William Forbes on 9 December 1876, and the next information I can find comes in the birth and baptism records, when we can see their first daughter, Edith Beatrice Forbes was baptised on July 8th 1877 … Continue reading

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The Life and Times of John Albert Harold Walter Dinnis – part one

John Albert Walter Harold Dinnis was born on 22 January 1895 in Camberwell, London. He was my grand uncle, younger brother of my grandfather, Joseph Taylor Dinnis. His parents were George Dinnis and Catherine Taylor. In the 1901¬†England Census John … Continue reading

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The Very Short Life & Times of John Taylor Dinnis

John Taylor Dinnis was the first-born child of George Dinnis and Catherine Taylor. He was christened at Holy Trinity Church in Islington, London on July 8th 1877. From the details given below, we can see John Taylor was christened at … Continue reading

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Life and Times of George Dinnis 1853-1906

George Dinnis was my great-grandfather. He was born in Brighton in 1853, and died in 1906. He had a twin sister, Cora Dinnis. She died in 1856, aged 3 at the Old Ship Hotel, where the family lived and their … Continue reading

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Life & Times of Fanny Dinnis continued …

Following on from the marriage of Fanny Dinnis to John William Forbes in 1876, the next piece of information about them comes from the London, England, Births and Baptisms Directory. Their first child was baptised on July the 8th 1877 … Continue reading

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A to Z Challenge Day 9

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Day 9 – The Letter I: Images I began my family history research with very few photographs, and have managed to collect quite a few as I’ve found more family members.¬† I am so pleased, because I find it easier … Continue reading

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