Florence (Pat) & Mary Griffin circa 1927

FLORENCE and MARY LOUISE GRIFFIN.  Judging by their ages, it was probably taken around 1925/6.

Mary was born on Christmas Day at her maternal grandparents’ house in FORTESS GROVE, KENTISH TOWN.  Florence’s memory of the occasion was sitting with her cousins, eating quartered oranges from a large blue and white patterned plate, whilst her mother gave birth.  Florence was allowed to name the new baby; Mary was presumably given because of its association with Christmas in Florence’s mind.