Category Archives: Charlotte Harriet Dinnis

1850 – 1935

Review of My Year

Looking back at 2015 I have been surprised at how much has been accomplished. This blog is called ‘Meeting my family’ and that is always my first aim – to meet new family and introduce you to the family I … 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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Edwardian Weddings

The wedding of Maud Beatrice Crocker to Arnold Carnegie Heron took place at the end of the Edwardian era on the 20th October 1914. Maud was my 1st cousin 2x removed, her mother Charlotte was my great grandfather’s sister. There … Continue reading

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Mother of the Bride – Choosing a Hat

Choosing a hat for your daughter’s wedding is an absolute joy!  Of course the age-old question is ‘What comes first? The dress or the hat?’  If the dress comes first, the decision on the colour of the hat is made … Continue reading

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Meeting Maud and Arnold

Actually, you’ve already met them! They are the bride and groom in the wedding picture in my header. I was sent this photograph a few days ago. Since receiving it, everything else in my life has been put on hold! … Continue reading

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G’day Down Under

The title of my blog is ‘Meeting my Family’ because that’s what I’m doing. Meeting them one at a time. As I research and dig, there is always more to be found. I love finding a new ancestor, getting to … Continue reading

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Visiting The Old Ship Hotel in Brighton

During an online search I discovered there is a tour of the Old Ship Hotel in Brighton on the first Friday evening of every month. I was so excited about this because it is the hotel where John Dinnis and … 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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Oh I do like to be beside the seaside – Ship Street

Here are some photographs taken in Ship Street and of the seafront at Brighton. The Old Ship Hotel is where John Dinnis lived and worked as a Cook and Publican, with his wife Charlotte Robinson and children Catherine Ann, John Henry, … Continue reading

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Middle Street School continued …

In the last post we looked at a couple of famous pupils of the school at the time the Dinnis family would have lived in Middle Street. In this post we shall look at the everyday life of the school. … Continue reading

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