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Accession Number: 97-1006


Rev. Herbert Symonds photograph / [by] Roy Studio. -- [18--]. -- 1 photograph.

Biography / History


Custodial History


Scope and Content

This black and white photograph is of a man in clerical dress and is by the Roy Studio of Peterborough. On the reverse, the name "E.H.D. Hall" (a Peterborough lawyer associated with the firm of Hall, Gillespie) is written in pencil. The subject of the photograph is identified in pencil on the reverse as "Rev. Herbert Simonds [sic] ". Symonds married Emma Boyd, daughter of Mossom Boyd. They had several children including one son, Herbert Boyd Symonds (Boydie). He was killed in W.W. 1.


Title based on the contents of the item.

This photograph was donated by an unknown source.

Restrictions: N

Note: Additional textual background material pertaining to the life of Reverend Symonds received in 2014; this material was donated by Sylvia Best.