Althea Emma Thomas


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Althea & Arthur's Wedding Day, 7 July 1919
From left to right:
Standing: Nellie Attwater, Herbert W Thomas, Unknown, James W Thomas, Unknown, Mary A Thomas,  Charles J Thomas,  Unknown
Seated: Eveline M Thomas, Mabel E Thomas, Arthur & Althea Whenham, Doris P Thomas,
The child at the front is unknown

Althea Emma (known as Dolly) was born in Ninfield on 16th February 1895, named after her aunt Emma Ann Miller. She married Arthur William Whenham (1888-1973) in the Methodist Church, Prince Imperial Road, Chislehurst, Kent on 7th July 1919.

Dolly and Arthur had three children, a daughter in 1921 and two sons, born in 1924 and 1928. In later life Dolly and Arthur moved to Swindon in Wiltshire where their younger son was living.  Arthur died there on 17th March 1973 and Dolly on 28th November 1976, both in St Margaretís Hospital.


If you can identify the other people in the photograph, please tell me

To see more photographs of Althea's family, visit her Grandson's website

As told by Roy Thomas



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Althea Emma Thomas