Constance And Douglas St John Duke (Aged 8 Months)
Douglas St John Duke as born in St Leonards Sussex on the 24th June 1877. Here he is in the photo with his mother Constance Duke (Nee Bacchus). Constance was born in 1854 in Birmingham, her parents were William and Edward Bacchus. In 1875 she married Douglas William Duke, a surgeon and they had three children. The family lived in Hastings. Douglas married Cecilia May Langford in 1903 and he served as a Lieutenant in Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve in the First World War. The couple lived at 23 Launceston Place, Kensington, London, not having any children. Constance died in 1914 and her son Douglas died in 1942, aged 64.