William Raymond.

My great great grandfather. My mother's mother's father's father.

 

 

William Raymond was born in 1824. If he was 18 when this photo was snapped then the photograph is about 177 years old.

 

 

 

Above is an old handwritten piece of paper outlining William's children as recorded by my mother, Joan. So my great great grandmother's name was Elizabeth Adams born Stourbridge, Kedderminster.

She married William on Christmas morning in 1849 in the New Meeting Chapel, Church Street, Kidderminster. The chaplain's name at the wedding service was Reverend Gipson Children.