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St Margaret's Village History
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A group photograph with Harriet and Eric Finnis in the middle
A group photograph with Harriet and Eric Finnis in the middle. The two people on the outside are unknown.
A group photograph with Harriet and Maude Finnis in the middle
A group photograph with Harriet and Maude Finnis in the middle. The two people on the outside are unknown.
Alice Newman, Eric Finnis and Marjorie Scarfe, (holding baby), Mildred Scarfe and Jack Coward with dog Bruce
A happy family photograph with Alice Newman, Eric Finnis, Marjorie Scarfe who is holding baby Anthony Charles Scarfe, Mildred Scarfe, Jack Coward and dog Bruce.
Coward, Finnis, Scarfe and Newman families outside a barn
A photograph of Jack Coward, Eric Finnis, Charlie Scarfe, Mildred Scarfe and Alice Newman posing outside a thatched barn.
Eric and Maude Finnis on their motor bike
A photograph of Eric and Maude Finnis on their motor cycle. In the background is a bus which ran between Martin Mill Station and the village.
A photograph of Eric Finnis
Eric Finnis and his taxi at Martin Mill Station.
A photograph of Eric Finnis on taxi duty at Martin Mill Station.
Eric Finnis with his car decorated for the Coronation celebrations of King George VI.
Eric Finnis standing beside his car which is decorated for the local celebrations of King George VI Coronation. Eric ran a taxi business in the village.
Eric Finnis' car decorated for the Coronation of George VI, standing outside the Red Lion
Eric Finnis' taxi decorated for the Coronation of George VI standing outside the Red Lion in Kingsdown Road.
Finnis family group at Chapel Cottages in Chapel Lane
A group photograph showing members of the Finnis family outside Chapel Cottages in Chapel Lane. Eric's father is the one with the moustache.
Mildred Scarfe and Maude Finnis at a WI party
Mildred Scarfe (as Miss Two Face) and Maude Finnis at a Womens Institute party.
Mildred Scarfe and Maude Finnis in fancy dress at the 1953 Coronation celebrations
Mildred Scarfe, in the bath chair, and Maude Finnis taking part in the 1953 Coronation celebrations.
Mildred Scarfe, dog Bruce and an Austin 7 at Street Farm Garage
A photograph of Mildred Scarfe ( nee Newman) and her dog Bruce alongside an Austin 7 at Street Farm Garage.
Possibly the grandfather of Eric Finnis
A photograph, possibly of Eric Finnis' grandfather.
Sergeant Frank Gordon RMLI. died 1916
The story of Sgt Frank Gordon, Royal Mariners Light Infantry who is buried in St Margaret's Churchyard Died February 23rd 1916 Research by Alan Poole.
Wedding of Maude Newman and Eric Finnis. c1930s
A group photograph taken at the wedding of Maude Newman and Eric Finnis. Venue possibly Bowls Club ( Men's institute)
Wedding photograph of Maude Newman and Eric Finnis
A wedding photograph of Eric Finnis and Maude Newman.
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