On this Day – 11 June

Two Grandfathers – one born the other died.

As my paternal grandfather Horace Herbert Legge was celebrating his fiftieth birthday his future daughter in laws father, my maternal grandfather Thomas McGrath sadly passed away at the young age of forty eight.

1908 – Leatherhead, Surrey

Mr and Mrs Herbert Henry Legge are pleased to announce the birth of a son Horace Herbert, a brother for Elsie, Sidney and Arthur.

1958 – Monmore, Ireland

Thomas McGrath died after a short illness in hospital. He is survived by his wife Sheila and three children.

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