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Roy and Elsie Bishop, Quorn family photographs 1940s

These photographs are from the family album of Elsie Bishop who used to live on Nursery Lane in Quorn. Her family have very kindly supplied these copies.

Elsie was born at 8 Nursery Lane in Quorn on 11th March 1912. She was the only daughter and the youngest of four children of Charles William Lovett and Mary Anne Lovett (nee Wykes). Her brothers were Charlie, Jim and Percy. In 1933 she married Roy Bishop from Mountsorrel and the couple set up home at 27 Nursery Lane. They had two girls; Betty born in 1940 and Susan born in 1946.

Roy died on 5th October 1957, aged only 46. Elsie continued to live on Nursery Lane, but in her later years she moved to Skegness to be near her eldest daughter, where she lived to be 102. She died in 2015, just before her 103rd birthday.

Picture 1 – Roy and Elsie Bishop
Picture 2 – Wedding photo in 1942, when Charlie Lovett (Elsie’s brother) married Joan Hitchcock.
Left to right: Mary Ann Lovett (Elsie’s mother), Percy Lovett (Elsie’s brother), Betty Bishop (youngest bridesmaid), Charlie Lovett, Joan Lovett nee Hitchcock, ?, ?, Mrs Hitchcock, Elsie Bishop
Picture 3 – Left to Right: Roy Bishop, ?, Percy Lovett (on blanket)
Picture 4 – Roy Bishop
Picture 5 – About 1944. Adults, left to right: Mrs Brewin, Ivy Taylor, Elsie Bishop.
Children: Pearl Taylor, Phyllis Taylor.


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 Submitted on: 2019-01-17
 Submitted by: The family of Elsie Bishop
 Artefact ID: 2049
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