(Photos kindly loaned by Maree Harris, Australia)

George Pitches was born in Chrishall in 1837, the son of James and Mary Pitches (nee Kemp). James was the Innkeeper of the Red Cow. He married Ellen (nee Manning) in 1858 and emigrated to Australia the same year, when these photos were taken. He died in 1883. Ellen was also born in Chrishall, in 1838, the daughter of William & Rebecca Manning (nee Wright).                                                          

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