I am speechless, this better than winning the lottery. Someone 'in the know'
assured me that the only photographer in Pembroke Dock was S J Allen. Is
there any way you could get the picture and the writing copied for me
please? I'd reimburse you any charges, of course. St Andrews Chapel is in
Bush Street, Pembroke Dock.
Thanks so much for this information.
I have a copy of a photograph taken by Sidney Webb. It is actually a
de visite taken in a studio or St. Andrews Chapel, Pembroke. It is
young couple and is probably taken at the time of their marriage in 1868.
The words - Sidney Webb Pembroke Dock appear on the front at the foot of
photograph. On the reverse within scrolling is - SIDNEY WEBB
the Admiralty (By Appointment) Diamond Street PEMBROKE DOCK - and at
- Negatives Kept Copies can always be obtained
No number has been allocated but at the top has been written - Mr & Mrs.
Harrison 3 Lower Laws St Pemb Dock - and again between DOCK and
Mr. & Mrs. Harrison. This may be Sidney Webb's handwriting
but it could
be that of the husband or wife.
As he says he was appointed by the Admiralty you may find reference to him
the Admiralty papers at Kew.
The East India Company (EIC) controlled most of India until 1858 when the
Crown took direct control. They administered dIndia through three
presidencies: Bengall, Madras and Bombay. Although British Army units
stationed in India, most of the military forces serving there wre the
own armies (one for each presidency, with regiments of British men,
India (or sepoy) regiments led by British officers. (Transcribed
Ancestral Trails by Mark D. Herber).
The East India Company were concerned with all types of trade. Records go
back to the early 1600's and are held at the India Office Library now at
British Library, Euston Road, London. Thomas ELLIOTT was probably
redundant when the EIC lost control of India in 1858 and so became a
Bye for now
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