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Stebondale Street E14 1882

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Island History Trust Image Collection


Possibly 1882. Seated. Elizabeth James (later Price) born 5 June 1865 in Tunstall, Staffs. Family came to the Isle of Dogs to work in a local pottery. She married John Lawrence Price in 1883 and had eleven children. In the 1890’s they lived in Stebondale Street, a short time in Canning Town, then Oliffe Street, and back to Stebondale where at No 72 her husband ran a marine store. His son later turned it into a confectioners. Standing: Her older sister Hannah James, later Harvey. From Ada Price