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Henry and Clara Sterrey of Lydney.

Henry Sterrey of Lydney

Peter wrote: "... This is the only known photo of my great-grandparents Henry and Clara Sterrey who lived at 29 Albert Street, Lydney, next to the old Step Aside Inn".
"Clara was born Pritchard in 1863 at Lydney, one of numerous siblings who made their mark around there. She lived until 1943. I am a Sterrey descendant through her kindness in taking in various needy people as lodgers including my grandfather around 1902 whereby he fell in love with her daughter Frances".
"Henry Sterrey was born in Lydney in 1864 and died there in 1926. Why he adopted a different spelling of the surname we may never know, but he was a son of the third marriage of Richard Sterry (1823-1894.) His stepbrother William Sterry (1856-1933) was the direct ancestor of several families who still live in Lydney or nearby. He was the father of Richard Sterry (1879-1952) who features on here at Lydney Page 1 - Tutnalls area - 31 Tutnalls Street, and he was one of the Primrose Hill Sterrys mentioned on here on the same page under Cottages at No. 3 Primrose Hill."

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