- Daniel JACKLIN 1862-1953 my great grandfather
- George JACKLIN 1866-Deceased
- Jabez JACKLIN 1868-Deceased
- Emily JACKLIN 1871-1951
- Hannah JACKLIN 1874-1934
Though I do not remember having met either Emily Grace known to the family as Aunt Grace or Rosalie Faith known as Aunt Rose, my mother remembers visiting Aunt Grace at her home in Whaddon.
Questioning my mother about the sisters I was able to glean the following:
Emily Grace PEARCE 1899-1987 was an undergraduate at Jesus College Cambridge and later the headmistress at Pontefract and District Girls School, Pontefract, Yorkshire which closed I think in the 1950's. Here is a link to an article about the school: Memories of Pontefract and District Girls School.
Rosalie Faith PEARCE 1902-1958 was a teacher and possibly headmistress at Whaddon Church of England School, Whaddon, Cambridgeshire. This closed I think in the 1930's and eventually became the village hall.
I have not been able to substantiate any of these claims despite much searching of various websites.
Neither sister ever married and Aunt Grace eventually retired from teaching and retired to a large house on the edge of Whaddon village. I know less about Aunt Rose so it would be really nice if someone that remembers the sisters would contact me through this site.
I have yet to determine when and where the two sisters passed away but Aunt Grace was certainly alive in 1981. I probably need to speak with my late father's sister, since she probably had the most contact with Grace and Rose.
"Miss R Pearce (teacher) is to be congratulated on the excellence of this performance, being a “past master” in the handling of puppets." - The Herts and Cambs Reporter and Royston Crow