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Geary Minter
born 1819, Canterbury
(from Colin Marsh)

Mary Minter (born 1849), daughter of Geary Minter and wife of Owen Older, in about 1860.

Harriett Minter
born 1871, Croyde, Devon
(from Heather McVicar)

Harriett was the daughter of Charles Minter and Eliza Cotgrove. Born in 1871, Harriett married James Harknett (Dray) in 1890. This picture was taken at a family reunion in Shoeburyness, Kent in May 1949.

Harriett with four of her five sons in May 1949

William Honeywood Minter Minter
born 1821, Canterbury, Kent, died in Bowes Park, London in 1899
(from Teresa Betts)

The date of this studio portrait isn't known. The back of the photo shows William's name and gives details of the studio's several London branches.

Walter Minter
born 1862, Lambeth, London

Walter was the youngest son of William Honeywood Minter. He married Frances Elizabeth Youngman in 1883 and had three sons. They appear with Walter and Frances in this studio portrait taken by Mold Ltd, Brighton and Southsea. The sons are, from left to right, William Honeywood junior born 10 May 1885, Arthur James born 1 January 1887 and Henry Ernest born 6 October 1888.

An earlier picture of Walter and Frances Minter's three sons - a studio portrait by C Guttenberg of Edgware Road, London.

Julia Minter
born 20 April 1862, Prestatyn, Wales
(from Paul Twynam)

Photo taken in 1895 or 1896 of Julia (on the right) and her husband Herbert Pearce (on the left). The children in the back row are Gertrude Sarah, Frederick Arthur and Sidney George; between Herbert and Julia are Mabel Etty, Charles and Florence and at the front is Ethel.

Julia in Toronto, probably on Roselawn Avenue, about 1944

Gertrude Pearce (born 1882, daughter of Julia and Herbert) on her 18th birthday.

Gertrude Pearce (on the right) with husband Donald Harris. Standing behind them is Joyce Poole (Paul Twynam's mother), daughter of Ethel Wilson. Taken about 1944 in Toronto, probably on Roselawn Avenue.

Ethel Wilson (born 1896), Julia's niece.

The photos below were supplied by Wendy Van Loon-Faulkner, great granddaughter of Julia Minter. The photos were inherited by Wendy from her grandmother Florence Kate Pearce Chapman and unfortunately none is labeled. Some of the subjects' names are known but many are not. If anyone can identify individuals in the pictures please let Wendy know. Her email address is

Julia Minter with many of her children

1918 - unknown, Robert Poole, Ethel Wilson, Florence Pearce Chapman, Donald Harris, unknown child

Gertrude and Donald Harris

Wedding photo with wedding party

Unknown child

Wedding photo with bride and groom

Large group photo, possibly a wedding photo

A picture of a store with a man in the doorway