Mrs Lilian Dryden, daughter of Samuel Smiles, by Carling, South Shields, June 1905

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    Hand captioned: "With my love June 1905" Then, in another (and I believe later) hand: "Mrs Lilian Dryden Daughter of Dr Smiles". From records I have determined that this is most likely Lilian Smiles, born in Leeds, 1854. She married Frederick Elliot Dryden in 1876 in South Shields (where this photo was taken) but in 1901 was actually in Kensington, London, described as a widow, and living with her father and 18 year old son Harold. She died 5 August 1934 in Newcastle Upon Tyne. Her father was Samuel Smiles whose occupation is described as "Doctor, Railwayman,Author of Self Help". He died in Kensington in 1904.
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    Resource type: Image
    Added by: Simon Cotterill
    Last modified: 7 years, 4 months ago
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