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Angel Inn – Loftus

Angel Inn - Loftus

Another early image of the Angel Inn, Loftus, some time late 1890s from the style of dress. Brian Parker believes he may have relatives featured here. The 1891 Census lists: ”31 High Street: Edward Collins 56 years Innkeeper, Annie Collins wife 50 years, George Oliver 39 years Ostler/Groom, Florrie Cuthbert 19 years General Servant/Domestic, Bessie Ammonds 8 years Visitor, Barnie O’Hara 57 years Visitor/Lodger.”
Can anybody help with names and dates?

Image courtesy of Brian Parker and thanks to Eric Johnson for the update..

Codling Family

Codling Family

This family portrait of the Codling family was taken in about 1907?

Back row:Margaret (Maggie), Isaac (Ike), Richard (Dick), Elizabeth (Lizzie), Matthew (Mattie), Thomas (Tom), Indiana (Indie).

Middle row: Thomas, Rachel, Mary, Hannah and Margaret with Daisy in her arms.

Front row: Greta, Violet.

Not shown on this picture is William the last and final baby of this generation of the Codling family. We are also advised (by Sandra Payne) that Indiana married Sarah’s great uncle Joseph William Cook in 1914.  Mavis Gray advises that Hannah married Albert Gray (her mother-in-law) in 1919.

Ann Bland told us: ”Lovely to see the photo of the Codling Family. Violet Codling was my Gran. She married Edward Miller from Danby.They had two children Allen and Margaret both still living.Lizzie married a Newton, Maggie married a Bulman, Ike was killed in a mining accident at Tin City in 1910, Thomas and Matthew married the Thurlow sisters from Boulby Banks Farm. Tom married Georgina and Mattie married Ada. Matthew died of Typhoid in 1913 at Great Ayton.Hannah married a Gray and Greta married Herbert Dowson. Richard and Anastasia’s daughter Stella was a Health visitor at Whitby and won the MBE. She died just recently.”

Thanks to Kate Patton (Dowson) for this image and details. Also thanks to Sandra Payne, Mavis Gray and Ann Bland for the updates.