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Edith Sheen & Emma Jane Day with Mike Pidgley (2)


Priscilla Green was born on the 27th November 1874 at Horton Heath near Wimborne in Dorset the daughter of George Green a Chair Bottomer and Eliza formerly Wilkins her birth was registered on the 15th December 1874. She was baptised on the 10th January 1875 in the Parish of Horton it is interesting to note that the previous entry in the Parish Register 0n the 5th January was the baptism of Caroline Wells who was to become her sister in law.

Priscilla married Benjamin Wells the son of William Wells and Eliza on the 29th September 1890 at The Parish Church, Boldre, Hampshire.

Priscilla was made famous in a portrait painted in oil by Sven Berlin who also did a pencil drawing of her husband Benny Wells, The couple were known to have lived at Shave Green and I am fairly certain that it is Priscilla in the Britishpathe film made in 1948: (John Russell)

NEW FOREST GYPSIES - 1948, British Pathe

Pictured below:-
Leonard Wells , from Shave Green and Caroline Wells flower seller (Thanks to family member for picture)

41397_786620356_9117_nmum and dad

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