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Clara Sheard and her daughter Zoe Rowan (nee Sheard) on Devon Street, New Plymouth. Clara is wearing a floral patterned dress with a long coat. She has a handbag in the crook of her left arm and is carrying another bag in her left hand. She is wearing glasses and a hat decorated with flowers. Zoe is wearing a light tone patterned dress with a belt and white gloves. She has a white handbag in the crook her her left arm. She is also wearing a hat. A vehicle is partially visible behind them. The building in the background has signs for Hotel Imperial, a hairdresser, De Reszke, and Park Drive.
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This photo is very exciting. Clara Sheard was my great grandmother and Zoe Rowan was my grandmother's sister. My grandmother was Florence Watkin Sheard and there were two brothers, Wynn who lived at Urenui and his brother Ira. Clara came to NZ as a small child from Wales.

- Gail FitzGerald

Posted on 01-01-2015 12:27:46