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Mary Jane Matches

My great-aunt, Mary Jane Matches, photo taken about 1914. Can anyone identify the young girl? I am wondering if she could be Rose Lennie, who was both neighbour and relative to Mary Jane.
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Picture added on 15 December 2015 at 23:31
Hi, my name is Gordon Bruce and tracing my family history. Mary Jane matches has come up as my 5th cousin once removed in law.
If this is the same person, she was born 28 Feb 1884 in kirkwall. She married Alexander lamb and had 2 children - Mary Alice Lamb and Susan Gertrude Lamb.
She died south Ronaldsay 18th June 1921

Added by Gordon Bruce on 02 June 2020
Hello Gordon, I only just saw your comment, 2 years on! I guess that's because I didn't add my email to this for comments until now. Yes, that's her, although I have Matches Square, JUnction Road in Kirkwall as the place of death (on her death certificate). If she is a relative by marriage and you are related to the Lamb family you might be interested in my "Ali's tree" (on ancestry) where you can find some of the Lambs. best regards, Nancy
Added by Nancy Gemmell on 03 March 2022
Nancy thanks for the info, Mt tree is on find my past. Anyway thanks for the information.
P.s. my brother lives in kirkwall
Added by Gordon Bruce on 21 April 2022
I checked my tree again you are correct in the death place, I will scan my tree for more information.

Added by Gordon Bruce on 22 April 2022
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