Category Archives: Florence Violet Heard

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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John AHW Dinnis and the 50th anniversary of a watch

As I think I must have said before, finding a new branch of my family always begins with a rush, and photographs, documents and stories pass between us in a flurry of excitement. The best way I have found to … Continue reading

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Florence and Jack – the next generation

Last time we learned that Florence and Jack Dinnis took in Ernie and George, Florence’s nephews. This wasn’t the end of their kindness, they also took in the next generation – George’s sons Brian and Robert. The family came together … Continue reading

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Meeting Florence and Jack (again)

I am so excited today! My favourite part of researching my family is when I meet a new family member. Yesterday Julie Heard got in touch to tell me she found my blog, and she kindly sent me lots of … 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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Life & Times of John Albert HW Dinnis part 3

This will be the final part¬†of the posts regarding John Albert Harold Walter Dinnis. In the previous post we left John and Florence in 1932, living in Ellerslie Road. The next information I have been able to find is from … Continue reading

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Life and Times of John Albert Harold Walter Dinnis part 2 1918 – 1945

In the last post we left my grand uncle, John (Jack) AHW Dinnis and Florence Violet Heard marrying in August 1918. It gets more difficult to track them without the help of England Census documents, but there are some London … 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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