Swan Lane Lydney, Gloucestershire in 1900.
Factory Cottages, Swan Lane, Lydney - 1900.
Anne Dobbs (nee McOwan) added (August 2006) "Daisy Hughes is the
girl in the trolley pushed by her sister Lillian The man on the stool
is Jacob Hughes
(father) next to his son, Harold. The woman sat by water butt is Clara
Hughes (mother), son is Esau on her knee. Factory Cottages were by Pidcocks
(iron ore from the Forge to the Docks). Daisy was my grandmother."
Daisy was born in 1898, dating this photo close to 1900.
Diana White added (Nov 2008): "My grandmother was Gwendoline Lewis and her family lived at the back of Factory Cottages. She would have been 5 when this picture was taken as she was born in 1895. Her mother was Kate Lewis (nee Blower) and came from Bream".
Joan Derham added (Jan 2015): "... My grandparents lived at Factory cottages later than this photo. I would love to see any later photos ,they left there in the late 1950s".
If you wish to comment on this photo or can supply names of people please click here
WANTED: Old photos, old postcards, ephemera and memories of the Forest of Dean, Gloucestershire. U.K.- please click here to make contact.