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Hi. I would love if anyone would be able to put an approximate date to this photo of my gg grandfather and maybe restore it in any way you might see fit, many thanks!  :)


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Re: John Meleady, Ireland - would love a date to this photo and a little restoring
« Reply #1 on: Wednesday 29 December 21 11:17 GMT (UK) »
Can you telling us when he was born please and if there is anything on the bck.
Carol
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Re: John Meleady, Ireland - would love a date to this photo and a little restoring
« Reply #2 on: Wednesday 29 December 21 11:31 GMT (UK) »
Can you telling us when he was born please and if there is anything on the bck.
Carol


hi carol, there is nothing on the back and john was born in 1876. thanks  :)

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Re: John Meleady, Ireland - would love a date to this photo and a little restoring
« Reply #3 on: Wednesday 29 December 21 11:39 GMT (UK) »
Late 1890s into early 1900s looks most likely.
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Re: John Meleady, Ireland - would love a date to this photo and a little restoring
« Reply #4 on: Wednesday 29 December 21 12:16 GMT (UK) »
Was John injured is some way?
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Re: John Meleady, Ireland - would love a date to this photo and a little restoring
« Reply #5 on: Wednesday 29 December 21 12:43 GMT (UK) »
Was John injured is some way?

I wondered that too by the way he is covering his right hand.
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Re: John Meleady, Ireland - would love a date to this photo and a little restoring
« Reply #6 on: Wednesday 29 December 21 12:53 GMT (UK) »
Was John injured is some way?

he definitely could have been injured, he worked as a blacksmith and a general labourer for the majority of his life so getting an injury was fairy possible i suppose.

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Re: John Meleady, Ireland - would love a date to this photo and a little restoring
« Reply #7 on: Wednesday 29 December 21 14:23 GMT (UK) »
A "little" restoring, regards, John.

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Re: John Meleady, Ireland - would love a date to this photo and a little restoring
« Reply #8 on: Wednesday 29 December 21 15:57 GMT (UK) »
A "little" restoring, regards, John.

this is wonderful john, thank you!! :)