Uncovered portrait brings two families together
Two families who were once unknown to each other have been united, following a Retro article in our newspapers.
Sandra Hamer sent in a photo to Chorley Guardian and Lancashire Evening Post asking for background information.
The photograph belonged to her father’s family, Mossop/Leather, who lived in Whittle-le-Woods during the early 1900s then moved into Park Road in Chorley.
Janice Miller, of Chorley, saw the article and realising her great grandma was called Lydia Leather, she tracked Sandra on Facebook to compare notes.
From the information they have, they believe the woman in the... read more
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