even though I lived nearby in Duke Street Pelaw. Her father (my great grandfather) was of Scottish origin. One of her brothers was a skilled furniture maker and emigrated to the USA where he began a furniture business. Another brother, my grandfather was an unpleasant character who dug graves for a living at Heworth. I met him as infrequently as possible. His son, my dad was completely different. He was a lovely man who cared deeply for his family.
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