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Size
Date
Country
Artist
Sitter
Case
Colour Notes

1/6
ca 1866?
London, UK
Unknown
Mary Jane Liddle
Half case
Golden broche and chain
"Pat 93" on the preserver

 

"Jane Liddle, changed her name to Mrs J B Doughty.
Barque Blenheim. 19th Jan'y 1866"

The photo must've been made around 1866 when Jane was 19 years old.

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Mary Jane Liddle/Liddel (1847-1910) married master mariner John Booth Doughty (1841-1875)
in London on January 19th 1866. They were both from Whitby, England.

Jane was the daughter of domestic servant Jane Wardale (1805-1884)
and shipwright/builder/carpenter William Liddle (1803-1859)

Mary Jane's siblings:
Hilda (1836-?)
John (1837-1837)
John (1838-?)
William George (1840-?)

John Booth Doughty was the son of Ann (1807-1873) and Richard Doughty (1804-1876)

His siblings were:
George (1829-1894)
Hannah (1831-?)
Thomas (1833-?)
Pickard (1835-?)
Joseph (1838-?)
Henry (1844-?)
Edward (1846-?)

John Booth was an apprentice in 1857, at the age of 16. In 1871 he was captain of the Bachel Latinga.
He died in 1875 in London. Jane then took over a shop for wool in Whitby from Mrs. Thistle.
She sold Berlin wool, babies and children's outfits, ladies corsets, dress improvers, cuffs, collars,
frills, tibs, Angolas, and Worsteds in all shades. She also did machine work.