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Re: Are these women one in the same? Emily Johnson?
« Reply #27 on: Tuesday 06 March 18 21:48 GMT (UK) »
Here's the site that I used:

https://www.irishgenealogy.ie/en/

They're adding to it all the time.

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Re: Are these women one in the same? Emily Johnson?
« Reply #28 on: Tuesday 06 March 18 21:56 GMT (UK) »
Thank you very much Gadget! I appreciate your trying to clean her up. I have the original and it stained and yellowed. I don't know what else I can possibly do.

It mentions on her death certificate that she was a seamstress and the hospital where she died. She left her children with her mother-in-law and went to London, England to find work. I was told that she had her own clothing store but I have no proof and if they were financially challenged I don't believe this could be possible. It would have been nice for her family to offer her some much needed help. Did they truly have no clue as to the dire straits her family was in? Just positively heartbreaking and senseless suffering for everyone.

We know nothing of her family and her children were named for Johnson family members. Such a sad and frustrating mystery.

The link will be most helpful.

Many thanks!
Claddagh
Dunlavin, Co. Wicklow, Ireland:  Johnson, Donnelly, Lenhan/Lennan, Heyden/Heydon, Hutchinson, Whelan

Co. Cavan, Ireland: Kiernan
Co. Sligo, Ireland: McGowan

Co. Tyrone, Ireland: Brogan, Curran, McBride, McDade, McDaid, McFadden, McFaiden, Nolan

London, England:  Smith/Smyth
Scotland: McGoun

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Re: Are these women one in the same? Emily Johnson?
« Reply #29 on: Tuesday 06 March 18 22:04 GMT (UK) »
If  you have the original, scan it as I said - set the resolution(dpi) to 600 and then save it without any compression - say a tiff or png. It will probably be very large so I'll send you my e-mail and you can send it to that.

I had a quick look for Frederick and Elizabeth but not found a marriage so far.

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Re: Are these women one in the same? Emily Johnson?
« Reply #30 on: Tuesday 06 March 18 22:06 GMT (UK) »
Thank you Gadget! I will resend as requested.
Dunlavin, Co. Wicklow, Ireland:  Johnson, Donnelly, Lenhan/Lennan, Heyden/Heydon, Hutchinson, Whelan

Co. Cavan, Ireland: Kiernan
Co. Sligo, Ireland: McGowan

Co. Tyrone, Ireland: Brogan, Curran, McBride, McDade, McDaid, McFadden, McFaiden, Nolan

London, England:  Smith/Smyth
Scotland: McGoun

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Re: Are these women one in the same? Emily Johnson?
« Reply #31 on: Tuesday 06 March 18 22:19 GMT (UK) »
I have had a go, but as Gadget says the scan is not good and there is little to work with - Can't get in to fix her face well because of pixilation.  I notice the same shadow under her left eye in the other photos - so maybe she just has that.

I know this is a rubbish 'go' but maybe you can see her a little better.
Gaunt, Ransom, McNally, Stanfield, Kimberley. (Tasmania)
Brown, Johnstone, Eskdale, Brand  (Dumfriess,  Scotland)
Booth, Bruerton, Deakin, Wilkes, Kimberley
(Warwicks, Staffords)
Gaunt (Yorks)
Percy, Dunning, Hyne, Grigg, Farley (Devon, UK)
Duncan (Fife, Devon), Hugh, Blee (Cornwall)
Green, Mansfield, (Herts)
Cavenaugh, Ransom (Middlesex)
 

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Re: Are these women one in the same? Emily Johnson?
« Reply #32 on: Tuesday 06 March 18 22:24 GMT (UK) »
Great job Wiggy! You can see the detail on her face. If you could see how dirty the photo is, you'd understand that the scanner can only do so much.

I don't know how to clean the photo and I'm honesty terrified of destroying it beyond repair. Do you know how to clean dirty and yellowed photos?

Many thanks!
Claddagh
Dunlavin, Co. Wicklow, Ireland:  Johnson, Donnelly, Lenhan/Lennan, Heyden/Heydon, Hutchinson, Whelan

Co. Cavan, Ireland: Kiernan
Co. Sligo, Ireland: McGowan

Co. Tyrone, Ireland: Brogan, Curran, McBride, McDade, McDaid, McFadden, McFaiden, Nolan

London, England:  Smith/Smyth
Scotland: McGoun

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Re: Are these women one in the same? Emily Johnson?
« Reply #33 on: Tuesday 06 March 18 22:29 GMT (UK) »
Don't clean it - just re-scan as I said. You will damage it if you scrub or rub.

Wiggy might tell you about how I showed her how to scan many years ago  ;D ;D ;D

A really good attempt,  Wiggy. My eyes were going haywire as I've been busy today.
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Re: Are these women one in the same? Emily Johnson?
« Reply #34 on: Tuesday 06 March 18 22:34 GMT (UK) »
I will rescan but I am wondering if we can clean photos that have smudges or stains on them?

What can be done to bring them back to life?
Dunlavin, Co. Wicklow, Ireland:  Johnson, Donnelly, Lenhan/Lennan, Heyden/Heydon, Hutchinson, Whelan

Co. Cavan, Ireland: Kiernan
Co. Sligo, Ireland: McGowan

Co. Tyrone, Ireland: Brogan, Curran, McBride, McDade, McDaid, McFadden, McFaiden, Nolan

London, England:  Smith/Smyth
Scotland: McGoun

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Re: Are these women one in the same? Emily Johnson?
« Reply #35 on: Tuesday 06 March 18 22:35 GMT (UK) »
Attempt being the operative word.   ::) ;)

Yes Claddagh - Gadget was nearly grey and hairless by the time she'd taught me enough to get by!   ;D ;D

Don't clean - just scan at really high dpi - Gadget will tell you - OH she already has!   ;) ;)  Or send her the original and she can do magical things.

I will rescan but I am wondering if we can clean photos that have smudges or stains on them?

What can be done to bring them back to life?

Post them on RC.    You can specifically ask for just a clean or no colouring or whatever.  And hopefully the restorers will adhere to your request.

 But all the restorers really like decent scans - so if you learn how to do that, you will be home and hosed.   ;) 8)


I think cleaning by hand would ruin them - You could take them to a pro and get them done at about $50/each - that's another option!   ;D
Gaunt, Ransom, McNally, Stanfield, Kimberley. (Tasmania)
Brown, Johnstone, Eskdale, Brand  (Dumfriess,  Scotland)
Booth, Bruerton, Deakin, Wilkes, Kimberley
(Warwicks, Staffords)
Gaunt (Yorks)
Percy, Dunning, Hyne, Grigg, Farley (Devon, UK)
Duncan (Fife, Devon), Hugh, Blee (Cornwall)
Green, Mansfield, (Herts)
Cavenaugh, Ransom (Middlesex)
 

 Census information Crown Copyright, from www.nationalarchives.gov.