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Studio Portrait Victorian Family 1890s

Studio Portrait Victorian Family 1890s

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(L-R) – Kitty Batterby, ‘daughter’ (unsure of name and to whom), Mary McGregor Letters Kirk, Will Letters, George Berry Kirk.

Will Letters was a songwriter to Florrie Ford (Flora Flannagan) a popular music hall singer. He co-wrote the song “Has Anybody Here Seen Kelly?”.

Kitty Batterby was a professional dancer and wife of Will Letters.

Mary McGregor Letters Kirk (Will Letters’ sister) was a singer and dancer who entertained in picture houses.

George Berry Kirk became the landlord of property in (South?) College Street, Edinburgh. He died aged 36.

Donor number: 0036-001

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