Behind the man and the horse is a clear view of Joseph and Sarah
Peter’s home for more than 50 years at Preston Green.
Samuel and Henrrietta (nee Palmer) Peters who were both born at Preston in the summer of 1846 and who married at St Marys, Hitchin on 3 February 1872. They lived for more than 20 years at Church Lane, Preston until their move to Little Almshoe, Herts in July 1896. In 1901, Samuel was a horsekeeper.
Left; Edward (son of Thomas and Martha) and Lucy Peters (nee Weightman) and children: standing, Arthur; Geoffrey on Lucy’s lap; seated (left) Peggy and Thomas James (Jimmy). Circa 1918.
Right, Bertha Peters (born 1878) daughter of Joseph and Sarah. She was Preston School monitor from July 1891 until at least 1901. In 1897 it was recorded of her, ‘Bertha Peters has had to take the infants entirely. She is a good help” and she “has kept the infants very fairly up with their work’.