Great Great Grandfather by sweeny

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This is a painting of my maternal Great Great Grandfather Jonathan Ions in about 1860.
He was a sea captain, and lived in a house on Rocky Island, Seaton Sluice, on the Northumberland coast.


  • Poete100
    Poete100over 4 years ago

    Cool!!! love the beard !!! :-{

  • Thanks Lorraine, hahaha yes, they knew how to grow proper beards in those days. regards :-))) R

    – sweeny

  • Jan Siemucha
    Jan Siemuchaover 4 years ago

    Stunning image. Just as gorgeous as your Great Great Grandmothers. The the clothes back then were fabulous for the times.

  • Thanks for your lovely comments Jan, and the fav. I’m very grateful. best wishes :-))) R

    – sweeny

  • Lyndy
    Lyndyover 4 years ago

    Wonderful again ray, what lovely treasures L:))XXX

  • Thanks hon, these pics were passed to me by a distant relative when I was researching my family history. I was pleased to get them :-)))R xxxx

    – sweeny

  • kathy s gillentine
    kathy s gillen...almost 4 years ago

    Fantastic Work

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