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Dafydd Williams (#47297596)
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Bio Photo Willing to attempt photo requests within the West Midlands County UK. (inc. former parts of Warwickshire, Worcestershire & Staffordshire & including Birmingham, Coventry, Wolverhampton etc.).

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Left click once - This will get a slightly larger photo. Click this enlarged photo and it will open in a separate window. Finally click this photo a third time and it will open to full size.

Note I no longer add memorial inscriptions unless specifically requested to do so, as it is too time consuming. Photos are usually of sufficient quality to make inscriptions readable when enlarged. They should enlarge to at least A3 size before pixelating. I do however make every effort to enter FAG family links where available, and include inscriptions stating family links not shown elsewhere. I also state age at death if shown.
I use a rebuilt Minolta A1 or A2 camera, occasionally employing a flood flash & a few other tricks to highlight detail on badly stained memorials.

"Play the notes as written, and in the end people listen."
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redrose
RE: Florence Geary (1865-1951)
My interest is actually in Florence Geary. She was the sister of Elizabeth Burke, who married the Earl of Fingall, and wrote a famous memoir called 'Seventy Years Young', which is considered to be one of the most important records of the Edwardian period in Irish history.

Florence & Elizabeth were born in a house called Danesfield in Moycullen, Co. Galway, Ireland, as was my 4x great grandmother. (The sisters were her grandnieces.)

I only learned of them when I started digging around in my family tree & was astonished to discover a castle dwelling countess among the branches.
Added by redrose on Jul 24, 2016 4:47 PM
redrose
RE: Florence Geary (1865-1951)
Hello again, Dafydd,

I went and had a look on Ancestry to see if I could open the record pertaining to Florence Mary Geary's burial, but I was unable to, on account of my subscription having expired.

However, I was able to obtain the information from the 'England, Select Deaths and Burials, 1538-1991' that she was buried in Harborne, Staffordshire, England and that the FHL Film # is 1520004. I don't know if this is of use to you?

I'm sure that I gleaned the information that she was buried in St Peters Churchyard from this record, when I did have a valid Ancestry subscription.

One detail I remember that rather surprised me, is that though she was buried in a Church of England churchyard, a Catholic priest officiated.
Added by redrose on Jul 21, 2016 9:55 AM
redrose
RE: Florence Geary
I found it in some sort of parish burial record. I can no longer open it, as my subscription to Ancertry has expired. I'll see if I can at least find out what record collection it's in.
Added by redrose on Jul 17, 2016 6:20 PM
redrose
RE: Florence Geary (1865-1951)
Thank you, Dafydd.

It seems strange that there would be no marker, as she was quite well off.

Her husband was a baronet, and they lived in a big country house.

~Christina
Added by redrose on Jul 16, 2016 5:49 PM
Riley86
Management and Location
Hello, is it possible to transfer the management of my great grandparents please, 131686297 and 131686267.
Also I plan to go to Birmingham, and wanted to find the grave myself, are you able to please tell me the location of the grave at all? Would be very much appreciated.

Cheers
Keith
Added by Riley86 on Mar 14, 2016 5:11 AM
Bryan Shaw
RE: Photo request
Thank you very much for your reply and I apologize for my late response. I look forward to what ever help you can provide for me

Respectfully
Bryan shaw
Added by Bryan Shaw on Jan 23, 2016 9:55 AM
TNB
Sarah Meears Amerson
Thanks so much for taking the time to photograph her gravesite even though there was no stone. Your efforts are much appreciated.
Added by TNB on Dec 01, 2015 11:33 AM
GraverGuy
Sprawson
Thank you very much!
Added by GraverGuy on Oct 26, 2015 3:33 PM
shineywindows
Key Hill Cemetery (Sanders) and Warstone Lane Cemetery (Rosson).
Thanks very much for the photos. I appreciate that even though most of them did not have headstones you took photos anyway. It still seems to matter. Thanks again. Very best regards.
Added by shineywindows on Oct 25, 2015 2:20 PM
Dave Buchanan
ELIZA GASCOYNE
Greetings & a very big thank-you for pointing me in the right direction to place my 2nd Great Grandmother in the proper cemetery... I just re-edited the Cemetery Link from within her profile entity, as she already did not exist there... Now to find her Husband's Cemetery to link it in his profile entity...

Again, from across the Great Pond in Canada, Thank-You...

Cheers,

Dave Buchanan
Added by Dave Buchanan on Oct 16, 2015 12:48 PM
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