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Flora Jane Spearing 10 High Street Sutton

Flora Jane Spearing 10 High Street Sutton

Flora Jane Spearing who was born in 1887. Her father ran a Grocery shop at number 10, High street, Sutton. She helped in the shop until her marriage to Percy Gardner in 1911. Percy was one of the first pupils at Sutton County School and his father was a riding master. Their daughter, Marie Diana, was born in 1912 and the family moved to Park Lane in Carshalton. By 1939 Flora's father had retired and they had all moved to Banstead. Percy was now a riding officer and Marie was doing secretarial work for her father. Flora died in Devon in 1975. (Source Research carried out on behalf of the HLF funded Past on Glass/Ordinary Lives.)
Photo copied and cropped from The Past on Glass at Sutton Archives. Photographer David Knights-Whittome. Shared under the Creative Commons Non Commercial