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View full size imageMaria Rose (Granny)

Mara Rose, Granny, was born in 1825 making her 76 in 1901

Her father was William Watling, a Thames waterman.

Maria had two sisters and three brothers. The Watling family lived in Thames Street.

Maria married Horace Rose in 1844, when she was 19.

Horace was often away at sea, so Maria and her children lived in Thames Street with her parents.

1n 1860, Mara and the children moved into a new house at 27 Little Thames Street. Her younger brother, Thomas, lived there too.

Granny enjoys a glass of porter and a good song.

 

 
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