W. G. Fabling was an operator and retoucher for Charles Manning.

Mr W. B. Fabling, photographer, announces that he has opened in Leeston; and as his experience as assistant to Manning and Co. is a good and varied one, there is no doubt that he will gain a fair show of public patronage. - Ellesmere Guardian, Volume XX, Issue 2051, 13 May 1899, Page 3

Wedding photograph of Henry Holland to Rose Hight.
about 1899
back row - right to left
Joe Watson, Fred Frampton, Ada Holland, Alf Holland, Will (illegible name - Hight?) bestman, Fred Hight, Maud Hight, John Watson, Mary Hight, Sarah Hight, Jim Hight, Arth Hight, Mrs and Mrs Dellow on the veranda.
front row - right to left
Emily Watson with baby Winnie Watson, Mrs Hight, Henry Holland the bridegroom, Elsie Watson, Rose Hight the bride, Ethel Watson (Mrs Westoway), Henry Hight (father of the bride), Lucy Watson (Mrs Crossman), Ethel Holland the brides maid (Mrs Sheats) and Stan Watson.


Unknown said...

love the photo wish it was more clearer as I think this is one of the old dixon aunts and havent seen a photo but boy what a find

Early Canterbury Photography said...

click on the photo