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Tagged With: The Slaughter family

A Change of Fortune

  After the photograph of the Slaughter family taken on the steps of the loggia at White Ness ca. 1906, as far as I know they were never together again – at least, there is no extant group photo of them from a later date. Mihill [Mac] and Connie were married in 1906,and in the … Continue reading »

Categories: 20th Century, Before 1st World War, Men of God, and of Commerce, Miscellaneous, World War One | Tags: | Leave a comment

Two great aunts named Olive

Following recent themes of social mobility and divisions in families, I was reminded of my two great aunts, both named Olive. One was my mother’s aunt, and the other my father’s. They could not have been more different – one very distant, rather formidable, and the other warm and affectionate. Great Aunt Olive Sanders[nee Slaughter] … Continue reading »

Categories: How we write, Legacies | Tags: , | 2 Comments