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Miller And His Family Outside Bell’s Mill House At Belford Bridge c.1890

Miller And His Family Outside Bell's Mill House At Belford Bridge c.1890

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Gideon Walker and his wife Isobell with their children, Thomas Allan (far right), Allan (far left), Jessie (rear centre), Helen (Nellie) (front right), Gideon (Jockie) (on his mother’s lap).

The tree on the left is a box tree, already a hundred years old at the time, and still standing in 2003.

Gideon Walker was the grandfather of Lawrence Walker – both were millers at Bell’s Mill.

Donor number: 0107-002

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