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HA07750 The Ventress family - George and Frances Edith (née Dowkes)

Standing: Mary Elizabeth (aged 10), Edward (3, known as Ted, standing on chair), Ernest William (11) and Albert
Freda (2, sitting on father George's knee, married a North) and baby Charles Bertram (known as Bert) on mother Frances's lap
Three boys in front: Alf (on stool, twin), Reg (on the ground) and Alan (on stool, twin)
They lived at Wombleton, then Farndale, then moved to Sproxton.

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Guest_Peter Holmes   [Feb 14, 2012 at 06:32 PM]
My partner Leah Holmes says she is related to some people on this pic! Girl on left, Great Auntie Mary. Girl second from left or small girl sat on knee is her Nanna, Freda North. Uncle Bert is one of the boys and she thinks he moved to Australia. We will ask Leahs mum to confirm if we are correct!

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