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Taylor family of Gorton, Manchester. Help with dating please.
« on: Friday 11 January 19 15:37 GMT (UK) »
Would be grateful for any help dating these pictures. Also does anyone recognise the uniform?

Thanks in advance
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Re: Taylor family of Gorton, Manchester. Help with dating please.
« Reply #1 on: Saturday 12 January 19 14:57 GMT (UK) »
I think both of these are Edwardian, but the second one could be a bit later. I can't download the photo for a better look as I get an error message to do with the image format  ::) Not sure which uniform you are referring to  ???
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Re: Taylor family of Gorton, Manchester. Help with dating please.
« Reply #2 on: Saturday 12 January 19 15:27 GMT (UK) »
Agree the group photo is pre war but not by much.
The family photo is a bit later, late war to around 1920.
The older boy is wearing a typical style worn at the time. He also seems to be wearing dad's watch & chain.
Possibly dad had passed away by this time or is away fighting for his country.
I can't quite make out if mom is wearing a sweethearts brooch or not.
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Re: Taylor family of Gorton, Manchester. Help with dating please.
« Reply #3 on: Saturday 12 January 19 15:56 GMT (UK) »
Thanks both, that's helpful  :)

Sorry about the uniform comment, I'd orginally posted 4 photos together but the moderator asked me to split them which I did, but forgot about the comment!
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Re: Taylor family of Gorton, Manchester. Help with dating please.
« Reply #4 on: Friday 18 January 19 18:16 GMT (UK) »
Agree the group photo is pre war but not by much.
The family photo is a bit later, late war to around 1920.
The older boy is wearing a typical style worn at the time. He also seems to be wearing dad's watch & chain.
Possibly dad had passed away by this time or is away fighting for his country.
I can't quite make out if mom is wearing a sweethearts brooch or not.

Jim, could the family photo be circa 1910?  Thanks.
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Re: Taylor family of Gorton, Manchester. Help with dating please.
« Reply #5 on: Friday 18 January 19 20:12 GMT (UK) »
I don't think it's that early.
Warks:Ashford;Cadby;Clarke;Clifford;Cooke Copage;Easthope;
Edmonds;Felton;Colledge;Lutwyche;Mander(s);May;Poole;Withers.
Staffs.Edmonds;Addison;Duffield;Webb;Fisher;Archer
Salop:Easthope,Eddowes,Hoorde,Oteley,Vernon,Talbot,De Neville.
Notts.Clarke;Redfearne;Treece.
Som.May;Perriman;Cox
India Kane;Felton;Cadby
London.Haysom.
Lancs.Gay.
Worcs.Coley;Mander;Sawyer.
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Re: Taylor family of Gorton, Manchester. Help with dating please.
« Reply #6 on: Friday 18 January 19 20:57 GMT (UK) »
Damn. Thanks anyway  :)
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Re: Taylor family of Gorton, Manchester. Help with dating please.
« Reply #7 on: Friday 18 January 19 21:41 GMT (UK) »
The little boy who looks unhappy to be having his picture taken has shoes that appear to be, maybe, late 1800's or early 1900's.  Perhaps the father was away to the Boer Wars, 1899-1902?
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Re: Taylor family of Gorton, Manchester. Help with dating please.
« Reply #8 on: Saturday 19 January 19 00:05 GMT (UK) »
That pleases me greatly lol. Boer War fits too. Thank you.
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