watercolour by Jessie Mothersole,
the "Garrison Gateway" on St Marys painted in 1910
My aunt May (Ellis) was the little girl standing there.
Hover to compare with recent photograph of self.
My Great Grandfather, Richard Ellis.
b. Tresco 1844 d. St Marys 1931
His right leg was considerably shorter than the left due to an injury
as a child, yet he was still able to earn a living as a boatman and
fisherman as well as being a shoemaker.