Historical information

Farnell Mardling is believed to have been a Councillor and Mayor of Rutherglen Borough, and was on the committee that was responsible for the building of the Common School in 1872.
Persons identified in the photograph are:
Back row (left to right): John Brennan (Father Jack - Redemptionist Order), John Mardling (Son of Farnel), Mary Anne Mardling (nee Hayes - sister of Catherine, wife of H.O.), Henry Oliver Mardling (Son of Farnel), William Mardling (Son of Farnel), James Mardling (Son of Farnel), Nell Mardling (Wife of William).
Centre Row: Michael Brennan, Sophie Brennan (nee Mardling - daughter of Farnel, Wife of Michael Brennan), Farnel Mardling, Mary Mardling (nee Purtell, Wife of Farnel), Thomas Purtell Mardling (son of Farnel), Catherine Mardling (nee Hayes - Wife of T.P., sister of Mary Anne.
Front row: Hynes Henry Mardling (Son of H.O. & M.A.), James Patrick Mardling (Son of H.O. & M.A.), Kathleen Mardling (Daughter of T.P. & Catherine), Thomas Mathew Mardling (Son of T.P. & Catherine, Wilfred Mardling (Son of T.P. & Catherine).

Physical description

Black and white photograph of a large family group, posing in front of a veranda with iron lace. Caption of separate piece of paper identifies the people in the photograph.

Inscriptions & markings

Written at bottom of photo: "Photo. 2. Farnel's House, Springhurst"
Written on the left of the caption: "Photo.2."
At top of caption paper: "Winter time. 3rd June 1912"