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Offline Sonia Gardener

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Dating of photograph Daughter of Charity
« on: Thursday 17 December 20 10:28 GMT (UK) »
On going through my mother's photographs I came across the attached & have no idea who the nun could be.  I have established it is of a Daughter of Charity. I contacted this order but they were unable to identify the nun.  There are no details on the back to give me even a clue.  My thought was if the photo could be dated then it would help attach a time frame to how my mother came by it & thus lead to a location to further the research.
A long shot I know but any advice would be appreciated.
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Re: Dating of photograph Daughter of Charity
« Reply #1 on: Thursday 17 December 20 12:04 GMT (UK) »
Although there's nothing on the back the style of postcard
backs changed over time so may give an indication.
At the moment I would suggest Edwardian.
I must say it has the look of a stock photo so may not be a relative.
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.
Kings of Wessex & Scotland
Census information is Crown copyright,from
www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/

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Re: Dating of photograph Daughter of Charity
« Reply #2 on: Friday 18 December 20 11:01 GMT (UK) »
thank you so much for your reply.  I had another look at the photograph & feel you are right it doesn't look like a family taken snap so I probably won't be able to claim this lovely lady as my own.  Never mind onward & upward.
take care & stay safe
Sonia


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Re: Dating of photograph Daughter of Charity
« Reply #3 on: Friday 18 December 20 12:09 GMT (UK) »
She's probably the Mother Superior of the Order as she would be the only one with an office.
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.
Kings of Wessex & Scotland
Census information is Crown copyright,from
www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/

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Re: Dating of photograph Daughter of Charity
« Reply #4 on: Friday 18 December 20 12:43 GMT (UK) »
thanks, Jim, I should have thought of that as I was Convent School educated & had to sit outside a few head nuns offices after some mischief or another!!!