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DoctorGeoff
11-09-14, 11:19
I have two copies of this photo, acquired when my Aunt (Dad's sister) died.
One is inscribed on the back "Grandmother's uncle from Dumfries"
One is inscribed on the back "Great-uncle John Poole"
My guess is that the photo is probably 1840s, but the only person who fits the second inscription has no obvious connection with Dumfries. I do know that there were/are a lot of Pooles in Annan - just a few miles away.
This may jog someone's memory, or someone else may have a copy.
Geoff

http://i1194.photobucket.com/albums/aa380/DoctorJeff/JohnPoole-Dumfries.jpg (http://s1194.photobucket.com/user/DoctorJeff/media/JohnPoole-Dumfries.jpg.html)

Tralena
23-09-14, 13:25
Cant be of any help in your research, I just wanted to comment what a lovely photo. Good luck and hope you find your answers. :)