Aug 022011
Rupert George Weeks and Violet Rollason – my great-Grandparents

Rupert died in 1921 of tuberculosis, one of the many who died of this disease before the introduction of antibiotics post WW2. His wife Violet never remarried and died 46 years later. The below photo of them is their wedding day, 7 April 1909. Rupert was very tall while Violet is quite small (maybe the person from whom I inherited my short gene!)

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  1. Hi Helen!

    These photos are wonderful! I like to try to imagine what people were thinking as they stood/sat for these photos, can you imagne doing that now?

    Thanks for reading my Blog and your kind comments. Lisa has taught me so much I am thankful for her work.

    Take care and good luck with your research!


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