Tag Archives: Wedding

A Church Door

              This is the door to St Nicholas Church, Brighton. It’s the church where my great-great grandparents (John Dinnis and Charlotte Sampson) were married in 1836 on the 28th of December. It is the … Continue reading

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Two Very Special Letters

I recently blogged about family heirlooms and which things are most special to people. My cousin, Sue chose a letter written to her mother, and I just found a letter very special to me, written from my mother. I would … Continue reading

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A Wartime Romance

We have been looking at The War Years of Nancy Dora Dinnis, and here is a little postscript to her story. Nancy met Bert (Joseph Herbert Arkell) at the start of World War 2 and shortly after this he was … 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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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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Church fire in Fleet

This news story caught my eye yesterday. After a few checks online I think it is the church my grandparents were married in. Looking at their marriage certificate, I see they were married at All Saints Church, Fleet on 19 … Continue reading

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A Wedding Anniversary

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Today, 18th June is the anniversary of my parents marriage. They were married in 1949. Here are some photographs of their wedding day. The photograph of Gordon and Enid Dinnis looks to be taken outside the reception venue, which is … Continue reading

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Dora Doswell gets married

It’s been a while since I was last here … computer problems, sigh. So to refresh our memories, the last we heard of Edith Cleeve was in 1925, when we looked at some photographs with her daughter, Dora. Continuing on … Continue reading

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Jack and Florence get married

John Albert Harold Walter Dinnis was the youngest brother of my grandfather, Joseph Taylor Dinnis. He married Florence Violet Heard on the 17th August 1918. They were married at the Parish Church of St Saviour, Brixton Hill, London. His name … Continue reading

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