Mum,Joanne,Mandy,David,Robert and Andy
Sunday, 28 March 2010
Tuesday, 23 March 2010
This is the only photograph I have got of our Great Grandfather Frederick Arthur Saggers,he worked with horses as a coachman and as a groom,I have researched him and his family quite thoroughly and so did Sylvie and we could never find a record of his marriage to our Great Grandmother Minnie Dyer Martin ,when the 1911 census was released that gave me confirmation that they had never got round to getting married,the section for how long they had been married had been left blank! you will find a copy of the 1911 census return on this website that I posted a while ago.
Minnie Martin came from a middle class family ,her Father Alfred Martin worked for his wife's Aunt who owned a large Drapers shop in Islington ,his wife whose name was Emma Bennett Worth (our great great grandmother) she was the daughter of William Worth who was a Superintendant Wesleyan minister,Emma had also been working for her aunt so I assume that is how her and Alfred met,Emma died quite young and Alfred re-married twice more,his third wife was forty years younger than him!
the version I got from Mum about Frederick Saggers was he got a job working in the Print and lost his hand in an industrial accident,for which he recieved industrial compensation,soon after receiving the money,he left Minnie and the children,I have not so far traced where he went afterwards,I will keep you posted if I find out.
another interesting thing about him was he had a brother born three years previous to him by the same parents named Frederick William!
Tuesday, 16 March 2010
Friday, 12 March 2010
My Mum, Betty has had this in her photo box for years and years. I'm there at Nan's left knee pulling a face with my brother Rob on my right and Rosa in front of him staring intently at the camera. Mandy is looking the wrong way and Jo has her hand to her mouth.!Lots of others to spot. Just about to post this, hope it works!