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The Saysum family of Lydney.

image: Saysum family - Allastone Lydney

Top Photo:
Leslie wrote (Dec 2006) "This is a picture taken in Lydney around 1907 of my grandmother Florence E Saysum standing far right aged 7. Her sister is the tall girl at the back Elizabeth Saysum - known as Cissie aged 12. They lived at Allastone Mesne Primrose Hill".
Bottom Left Photo:
"This is a photo of George Saysum of the Gloucestershire Regiment aged 19. It was taken in 1916".
Bottom Right Photo:
"This is a photo of my great uncle George Saysum also known as "Chum" and his sister Elizabeth Saysum also known as "Cissie" in 1918. Both were born in Lydney at Allastone Mesne. The injury George has to the eye was was sustained in the great war (1914-1918) and which would eventually kill him a few months after this photo was taken aged 22. He was a military policeman and is commemorated on the Lydney war memorial and inside the church. He is buried in Lydney churchyard with a white military headstone. The Saysum name has a variation in the spelling and can also be spelt Saysom".

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