Contributions from: Heather Cooke


(William Fail 1778-1857 of Wooler, Northumberland)


Here in the gallery are illustrations, photographs and document scans of the Fail family (subject to copyright).

The images are of low resolution, (specifically for the web page) and of no use to anyone who wants a full-size, high quality print-out. To find out if copies of originals are available please e-mail


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Nelly, Peg, Gilbert & Fred   Uncle Gilbert, Cecil Spinks and parents   Letitia Fail, married James Harvey
Cecil & Fred, Nelly & Peg   Humbleton Mill, Wooler, Northumberland   Imperial Japanese Battleship The Hatsuse
Details on the back of the picture   Headstone of John Scrymsour Fail   Frederick Alan Locker (known as Alan), great grandson of John Scrymsour Fail, 1939 to 1940
Nelly, Fred, Gilbert & Peg