My thanks to Aaron McGill for sending these lovely photos of his great great grandparents John McPherson Taylor & Emma Lasbury. John McPherson Taylor was born 24 May 1865 in Belfast, County Antrim, Ireland and Emma Lasbury was born 13 Nov 1865 Stroud, Gloucestershire, England. Emma Lasbury emigrated to Canada … Continue reading →
Just returned from a trip to Somerset that included visits to a number of churchyards, including Clutton, High Littleton, Clandown and Midsomer Norton. Whilst there I was able to photograph a number of graves of relevant surnames. Research ongoing into those graves and the families, with updates to follow.
Stanley Bertram Richard Edgell was born 1897 in Coleford, Somerset, the son of Albert Edgell & Elizabeth Young. He was working as a coalminer in 1911 but later joined the 1st Battalion of the Grenadier Guards. He fought in France but was killed in action 27th March 1918, age 21. … Continue reading →