From Pughole to Pasture
William John Applebee
William Applebee married twice.
His first marriage
to Mary Ann Denny ended after 13 months with her death and he
also lost the daughter ( Edith Alice) of this union at the age
The second marriage
to Susan McGuinness went without incident and 6 children were
born from the union.
Shown above at Muriels
Wedding is William John and four of these Children: Muriel (Bride),
William John himself (behind and to right), William Ira (to right
of and next to his father) and Ivy and Arthur (on far left).
William John and Susan McGuinness lived in this home
in Gibson Street, Bowden. It was built on the former site of his
fathers Brick Kiln, as was the house to the left which is still