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The Coming Of The Romans No.5

Looks like farming here with Ann Dodsworth and John Thornton.

Image courtesy of Marian Toulson.

The Coming Of The Romans No.6

Looks like some sort of ritual here can anyone remember what it was? Where are you in the picture?

Image courtesy of Marian Toulson.

The Coming Of The Romans No.7

Looks as though the Roman’s have arrived, were you a Roman?

Image courtesy of Marian Toulson.

The Coming Of The Romans No.8

I know the first Roman is Derek Armstrong were you one of the others?

Image courtesy of Marian Toulson.

The Coming Of The Romans No.9

The last in the album and written on the page is:- ‘After a heroic defence the Brigante warriors are over powered  and submit to the trained Roman Army.’  Ahhhhh don’t cry, just admit which one was you if you were there.

Image courtesy of Marian Toulson.

Brothers in Arms

Ready to fend off the invading Romans are Barry Matson, Ken Greening and Terry Blades, unfortunately we know the Romans won. Hard luck lads.

Image courtesy Terry Blades.

Victors And Their Captives.

The Romans again; yes we are back at the Festival of Britain 1951,  the Romans have won the battle, the boys are:-

Back row: Michael Cornforth, ??, Terry Blades, Bobby Barber, ??.

Front row: Bobby Morrison, Philip Mortimer, Ken Greening, ??.

Help is needed with the missing names; do you know them or are they your dad or granddad?

Image courtesy Terry Blades.

1932 Wedding

This is the wedding of Edward Isaac Money (Ted) and Caroline Smith (Carrie).   Far left is Charles Powell Smith the bride’s brother, Nan Page friend of the bride, Ted and Carrie, Mary Smith niece of the bride and Jonathan Smith (Jonty) brother of the bride and father of Mary.

The wedding took place at St. Helen’s Church Carlin How on the 11th November 1932, the couple then lived at Skinningrove before moving to East Loftus after being bombed out of their house in Skinningrove during in the Second World War.

Image and information courtesy of Joan Jemson.

Remembrance Day 1920

Arlington Street, Loftus with the Newton Memorial Chapel in the background; the reverse of this photograph is written ”Remembrance Day, November 11th 1920”. This would be before the unveiling of the memorial on High Side; the parade would process to the memorial which at that time was on the side of Loftus Town Hall.

Image courtesy of Jean Dean.

Charles Hall’s Wedding

This photograph arrived to the Archive already titled, however the whole story was revealed following three contacts from George Tremain. He told the Archive:”The older Charles Hall was my great, great grandfather and Margaret Elizabeth my great, great grandmother”. George then assisted with: “This photograph shows the wedding between Charles Hall of Front Street, Carlin How to Olive Appleby; also of Carlin How. They were my great grand parents. The wedding took place in 1920, Charles was 30 years of age and Olive was also 30 years. Also on the left of the photograph is his father Charles Hall who had been an Overman in the Loftus Ironstone Mine who was aged 76 years at the time of the photograph and his wife Margaret Elizabeth Ann (nee Ord). The parents of the bride were William and Mary Appleby.” George added even more information about the Hall family with: “An ancestor of mine called Charles Hall married Margaret Elizabeth Ord on 18th June 1870 at Brotton Parish Church. He was an ironstone miner who later became an Overman at the Loftus Ironstone mine. He lived in 2 Carlin How lodge and later at 6 Overman’s Cottages. He had a son also called Charles Hall born in 1887 so it could possibly be his marriage if not his father’s”. Tony Nicholson also advises: “If I’m not mistaken, the chap standing at the back with the impressive moustache is Tom Petty. He and my grandfather, Fred Nicholson. set up in business together (Nicholson & Petty), first in Carlin How and then Brotton. By the look of it, Tom may well have been best man at Charles’s wedding. It certainly fits, because my grandfather was brother-in-law to Charles. They were all chapel people and this shows them standing outside Zion Chapel, Carlin How”.

Image courtesy of Carlin How Community Centre, thanks to George Tremain for confirmatory information on Charles Hall and the family; also thanks to Tony Nicholson fro the update.