Category Archives: Cora Dinnis

1853 – 1856

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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The Life and Times of Catherine Ann Dinnis 1837-1918

Catherine Ann Dinnis was the first child born to my great great grandfather, John Dinnis and his wife Charlotte (Robinson). She was born in Brighton, christened at St Nicholas Church and spent her first few years living in Middle Street, where her … 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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Discovery of my Great Grandfather’s twin sister

There were three more Dinnis children to be baptised at the Brighton Chapel Royal: Charlotte, George and Cora.  At this time the family had moved to Ship Street in Brighton, still very close to the Brighton Chapel Royal in the town … Continue reading

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