Charles James Branson, and his wife Florence Emma Martin and their children Albert (with the boater) aged 11, Charles (on the right) aged 8, Arthur (on the left) aged 6, Richard (aged 4) and baby Grace (aged 1). They were married in Spratton on 27 Nov 1893
Charles was born in 1874 in Olney, and died in 1951. He was a Master Market Gardener, who became farm manager & bailiff at Broomhill. He had a Market Garden business of 7 acres just outside Spratton and a Haulage business. Emigrated to Canada 1929. Son of Libious & Mary Branson.
Florence Emma Martin was born in 1870 in Spratton, daughter of Ann Martin, of Rose Cottage in the High Street, the renowned Spratton lacemaker. Occupation Potato Dealer. Purchased 12 School Lane 1926 for £250. She died in 1948.