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Photo, possibly Ann Burfoot

Ross Fitzpatrick from Australia has sent a scan of an old albumen photo of a lady taken in Brompton which he believes to be Ann Burfoot. Ann was born in Isleworth in 1855, daughter of Benjamin Burfoot and his wife Jane (nee Powell).

Ross asks if anyone has a connection to this family and if they can confirm that the portrait is of Ann. Please get in touch if you can help. He has sent the following details of the Burfoot family:

Benjamin Burfoot (1822, Horsham, Sussex – 05-08-1867, Kings College Hospital, London) m 25-10-1852, St John’s Waterloo, Jane Powell (1831, Isleworth, M’sex –17-12-1861, Brentford) b 22-12-1861, New Burial Ground, Ealing, Middlesex

  • Elizabeth Burfoot (1853, Isleworth, Middlesex – 1886, West Ham?) m 15-02-1874, Parish Church, Hounslow, William Parish (1848-)
  • Ann Burfoot (1855, Isleworth, Middlesex, – )
  • Alexander Burfoot (21-08-1857, New Brentford, - ) m 19-03-1949, Bairnsdale, Vic. Australia)
  • Henry Burfoot (27-11-1859, New Brentford, died prior to 1861)

The photographer was Courtenay Wynne, see note at end.
Mounted oval portrait, carte de visiteBack of photo

Wynne, Courtenay Henry
Born 1841. Died 1886.
Biography
Wynne, Courtenay Henry Born in Clerkenwell, Islington 1841.
Md Marie (b France 1838) 2 daughters.
STUDIO: 267 Fulham Road, Chelsea 1869 - 1886.
Successors to West of London Photographic Co; succeeded by Charles Gill.
1871: photographer & artist living at 267 Fulham Road, Chelsea.
1881: photographer living as above.
Brother of Thomas Wynne.
County court judgement December 14 1881 £15/10/-
Died in Chelsea 1886.
BIBLIOGRAPHY: Art in the late exhibition. Letter IN PN March 1 1872.
Occupations
Photographer 1869; Artist 1871

Published December 2015