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OLIVE line Gallery
Thank you to Sue, Alan, Joan, Moya, Tricia, Ann and others for photographs in this section.
These photos all show members of the branch of the OLIVE line, which is descended from William Adamthwaite and Sarah Mason of Brough.
Photo 1 William and Sarah's son James Adamthwaite married Ann Carter and moved to Crook in Co Durham in the 1870s.
photo 2 James and Ann's son Fred who was killed in WWI
photo 3 James and Ann's son John Thomas and his wife Mary Jane Johns
photo 4 Hetty and Edward, children of John Thomas - outside the house in Crook and Billy Row where many of this line lived
photo 5 James and Ann's daughter Mary Isabella Adamthwaite with husband James Green and their first three children Jack, Moya and Jim
photo 6 James and Mary Isabella (Adamthwaite) Green at Blackpool
photo 7 James and Mary Isabella's daughters Mary and Moya
photo 8 Mary Isabella with granddaughter Sue (that's me!) and daughter Mary
Now we travel off to Australia ...
photo 9 William Adamthwaite was another son of William and Sarah (Mason). He too moved to Co Durham in the 1870s, but then he emigrated to Australia and New Zealand where he was married, first to Alice Holmes then to Mary Jane Houghton
photo 10 - William and Mary Jane (Houghton)
photo 11 shows Wm and Mary Jane and some of their children. William was a very keen gardener and also kept a greenhouse
photo 12 - another photo of William
photo 13 - William's family in their extensive garden
photo 14 - William in his greenhouse
photo 15 William and Mary Jane's son Francis with his wife Janet Ruddy
photo 16 Hazel and Joan, daughters of Francis and Janet
photo 17 Albert (known as Sol), son of William and Mary Jane
photo 18 Lily May, dau of William and Mary Jane
photo 19 Mildred, dau of Francis and Janet
back in England again ...
photo 20 Shows Richard (centre), a son of James and Ann Carter with his daughter Edith Jane and her husband Albert Buckingham.
photo 21 this wedding photo includes six of Richard Adamthwaite's children: (from left) - Mary Isabelle, George William, Edith Jane, bride and groom, Dora May, Richard and Amelia
photos 22,23 show Richard Adamthwaite's son George William Adamthwaite
photo 24 shows the wedding of Richard's daughter Mary Isabelle (known as Belle) and Moya has very helpfully identified almost all of those attending (contact me for further info)
photo 25 is a most interesting photo, as it brings together some members of the Australian and the English branches of William and Sarah (Mason)'s descendants. The Australian soldier on the left is George Adamthwaite, a son of William and Mary Jane (Houghton), who had been sent back to blighty to recuperate from war wounds. Before returning to the front in France, he visited his cousins in Co Durham, and this photo shows Richard Adamthwaite (son of James and Ann) on the far right, together with a close family friend Billy Collins
photo 26 John Thomas and Mary Jane's son Edward Adamthwaite's marriage to Miriam Fox (from left: John Thomas and MaryJane Adamthwaite, Henrietta, Edward, Miriam, not known (probably Miriam's family)