Messenger family surname

I was at the preview afternoon at Gaze the Auctioneers (Diss, Norfolk) and came across two boxes of old b&w family photographs. What are they going here I asked myself as I rummaged through one box. Loads of pre WW2 photographs as well. Mostly forenames inscribed on the backs but I did notice Folkestone and photographers of Cheapside, London and Streatham. At last I found two old images with names. Frederick Boughton Messenger and Helen Messenger (nee Moore) and they had a daughter named Violet. A bit of research and on the 1911 census their address was given as The Cottage Christchurch Park Sutton, Carshalton, Surrey. For auction today, estimate value £10-£20. It does not seem much for a family past.


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