Saturday, January 07, 2006

my maternal grandfather's obituary

Alfred Thomas Lapham
15 OCT 1872 to 30 JUL 1961

Airedale breeder
dies, aged 89.

Mr. A. T. Lapham, of Grey West House, Marsh Common, Pilning, who was an airedale breeder, has died, aged 89 in Thornbury Hospital.

He was a tailor at 132 Cheltenham Road, Bristol, for many years and lived over his shop
Before moving to Pilning, he lived at Rostellan House, Filton.

Mr. Lapham had seven children, one of whom died in a Japanese prisoner of war camp. His wife died five years ago.
from Bristol EVENING POST Friday August 4 1961


from Bristol EVENING POST Thursday

August 3 1961

I found these in an envelope posted to my mother in Bristol on August 6 1961 with this photograph.


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