both homes. I failed to ask the right questions at the right time, and ended up with vague and conflicting information. Was she born in Manchester or Bolton? There were stories that her mother had been a matron, with some Irish connections; that Alice was orphaned and her uncle went off to America with her money and never called on her to join him, as arranged.
|William and Alice|
|Alice with her children |
Edith, Kathleen, Harry and baby Billy. c.1916
Most likely taken before William went off to war.
This item is based on an earlier posting of November 2010 and repeated here in honour of National Women's History Month in the USA. Lisa Alzo of The Accidental Genealogist blog presents Fearless Females: 31 Blogging Prompts for March: March 20th - Is there a female ancestor who is your brick wall?