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The wedding of Harry Shaw & Dorothy Bates
24 March 1951

Laura Ellis seated left
Harry Shaw Snr. to the right of her.
Florence Ellen Bates ( Dorothy's mother seated far right)

Photo from Dot SHAW (nee VERE)


This photo of Dot's brother-in-law Stephen SHAW. Notice the strong resemblance to Walter SHAW his great great uncle. 

Any more SHAW photos around ?

All these photos from Andrew SHAW

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George Ormrod PEARS with wife Hannah (nee MICKLETHWAITE) at Clough Cottages taken
around 1905 (GG grandparents of mine)

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Mary Ann Ormrod BURGIN (nee PEARS) at 
Common Piece in 1920's (great grandmother)

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Walter SHAW and Amelia (nee COLDWELL) at Back Fold, Worrall in 1920's 
(my grandparents)

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Arthur BURGIN and Florence Edith (nee JONES) at 
Abergele, Rhyl, Wales on holiday in 1953 (my other grandparents)

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Charles Edward William JONES taken around 1910 (my great grandfather)

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Florence Edith BRADBURY (nee JONES/FIRTH) - 
taken at Holmfirth Co-op in 1939 (my great grandmother)

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Charles Ernest JONES (son of Charles Edward William JONES and Florence Edith (nee FIRTH) probably taken during training. 
He lost his life aged 18 (in 1918) on HMS Lady Cory Wright, sunk by German U-boat 12 miles off Lizard, Cornwall - mentioned on memorial in Plymouth

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Bruce SHAW (second on the left)

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Taken at my parents wedding 1954 from left - 
Brenda Shaw, Wendy Bills, Bernard Bennett, 
Amelia Shaw, Bruce Shaw, Stanley Shaw and Roland Shaw
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Nora Shaw (1925-1954)

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Joe TRAVIS in his band uniform presumably of Stocksbridge Works Band. I don't have a date for it but I would guess 1930s or 40s. He died in 1955 aged 83. The original is hand colored.

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STOCKSBRIDGE OLD PRIZE BAND The one that won the junior cup in 1921.

"I scanned it from a 1947 Fox Magazine so it is a little grainy. I believe  that the gentleman with the fine moustache in the middle is my grandfather Joe TRAVIS. I wonder if anyone can name anyone on the photo."

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Deepcar Ladies Hockey team

Some of my aunts are in this photo but I do not know who is who. This was probably taken in the early 1900's.
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Here are my grandparents :- Emma MOORHOUSE , christened at St. Mary's 1862, parents George MOORHOUSE b abt 1830 Hepworth and Sarah?
Thomas HIRST born ca. 1852 Hepworth, on 1901 census he was the manager of the silica brickworks in Deepcar

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