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 The wedding of Arthur Benns and Mabel Farthing, but Arthur Benns is missing - the photo only contains Farthings. It shows Emmie and John Farthing and their children, with the exception of Laurence who was the eldest but had died by this time


Back L-R 1. Arthur, 2. Emmie, 3. Joe (Herbert), 4. Ella, 5. Tim, 6. Mabel, 7. Stanley 'Bump', 8. Sybil, 9. Lutchie (Walter)

Centre Mrs Emmie ...
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The wedding of Arthur Benns and Mabel Farthing, but Arthur Benns is missing - the photo only contains Farthings. It shows Emmie and John Farthing and their children, with the exception of Laurence who was the eldest but had died by this time
Back L-R 1. Arthur, 2. Emmie, 3. Joe (Herbert), 4. Ella, 5. Tim, 6. Mabel, 7. Stanley 'Bump', 8. Sybil, 9. Lutchie (Walter)
Centre Mrs Emmie Farthing née Green, John Farthing
Front Tom Farthing.

2. Emmie above (Emily Beatrice Farthing) was born c1910. She married Claude Partner Harold Partner at West Mersea Parish Church 20 August 1932
4. Ella (Ellen May Farthing) born c1903 married Samuel Burton Hewes at West Mersea Parish Church 7 September 1925.

The building in the background is Barclays Bank - still the same building in 2021. The photo is at the back of Wash's Tea Rooms, where a lot of wedding receptions were held. The Tea Rooms were burnt out in the 1930s - it is where 'Property Book' are located in 2021.


Date: 29 September 1928      

Photo: Mersea Museum - Lorraine Cope
Image ID MIL_LAR_021
Category 2 Families-->Farthing


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This image is part of the Mersea Museum Collection.