William Saumarez Smith

Alongside the little pack of photographs which I inherited from my mother was one which won’t have come from her because she had nil interest in my father’s side of the family which is partly why I have.   It’s of my great grandfather photographed in Anstey Hall in Trumpington outside Cambridge (I can’t remember the family connection) together with his seven daughters and one and only son, my other grandfather, Hubert.   It was taken according to an inscription in Christmas 1897 when they must have been visiting from Australia.   I’m posting it in case it’s of interest to my Australian cousins:-

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