Rawmarsh library staff trying to find family of man in mystery photo

By Adele Forrest | 05/08/2019

Rawmarsh library staff trying to find family of man in mystery photo
Do you recognise this photograph?

LIBRARY staff are trying to trace the family of the man in this photo after it was found hidden inside a book in a lost property bin. 

Joy Lloyd, library representative at Rawmarsh Library, said they were doing a big clean up of the premises last week when the discovery was made.

“We were just clearing up when we found this photo in a book that was in our lost property and we would love to be able to reunite this photography with this man’s family members — it would be a shame to throw it away,” Joy added.

There are also some words scribbled on the back and is dated 1948 in Yeovil, Somerset. 

It reads: “To my dear sister Joy, from your loving brother Henry”.

The photo will be held at Rawmarsh Library on Barbers Avenue for collection. 

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