History of the White family of Kinson

Local historian, Rodney Haskell, said in reference to the old picture of Kinson printed on November 11, John and Jemima White of ‘Bare Cross’ had three sons. The youngest, Thomas, married Sarah Hatfield Cribb at Kinson in 1858. He was an accomplished baker, grocer and influential businessman in Kinson and East Howe. He built houses in Manor Farm Road for his sons William and Augustus, and probably also built Breton House. William, who died in tragic circumstances, was the father of respected Kinson postmaster and grocer, the late Dennis White.

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PICTURE: What happened to class of 77?

Tony Hulson of Moordown in Bournemouth brought in an old photograph of the primary school he attended in the 1970s. Tony originally from Barnsley moved down to Bournemouth with the family in 1975.

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LOOKING BACK: Memories of school days at Westhaven

THANKS to Catherine Clarke of Preston, Weymouth, for getting in touch with these pages.

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LOOKING BACK: Celebrating a life more ordinary in Lyme

LYME Regis Museum has a new exhibition telling the Ernestine Collier , a local woman who lived all her life in Lyme and died there last October, aged 86.

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LOOKING BACK: The wild days of Weymouth speedway

TODAY we’re going to take a look back to the glory days of Weymouth Speedway.

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PICTURES: When the stars came to The Manchester Hotel

IT was an era of entertainment that has probably gone for good.

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We were one of sets of twins in club photo

Colin Clark contacted the Echo after seeing the 1986 photograph of Bournemouth Twins Club printed on December 30.

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East Howe FC players? one of them’s my husband!

Rosemary Beale of Bournemouth recognised her husband, Michael, in the 1967 East Howe FC photograph printed on December 11.

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LOOKING BACK: Snapshots in time of scenic Dorset village

ONCE again we are shamefully plundering the work of a man who is passionate about local history.

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LOOKING BACK: Name that band on Weymouth stage

CAN anyone help out a Looking Back reader with this mystery photo?

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