Cissie McCourt and her brother Thomas (Tommy). Cissie was a lively, popular girl. She was an accomplished singer and dancer. She is pictured here with a tennis racket in her hand. Tommy was a furniture dealer. There were 5 children in their family, Minnie – the eldest – died in her twenties from Dropsey. Their brother John died at the age of ten when his pyjamas caught fire. Cissie died from TB nine months after she married.