Monthly Archives: May 2016

LAST One Name Discovery at Car Boot Sale!

At a recent car boot sale the name Joan LAST caught my eye on an old music book for sale on one of the tables and as always finding anything with a connection to my LAST One Name Study, I … Continue reading

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I just can’t resist old photographs!

Although it has no family connection to me I could not leave this beautiful old black and white wedding photograph in the box at the second hand shop in Ipswich in Suffolk – the hats, flowers and outfits are beautiful. … Continue reading

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Mystery photo? – St George’s Men’s Service

Whilst on my recent travels I picked up another fascinating old black and white photograph of a group of young men, but what really caught my eye was the sign / notice that one of the men to the left … Continue reading

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Old photo research – Mons Officer Cadet School November 1951

On another of my recent travels I found this old photograph in a second hand shop in Ipswich in Suffolk showing the Mons Officer Cadet School dated November 1951 and I have been carrying out some research to see if I can … Continue reading

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Death of Lord Kitchener – 5th June 1916

As you will know 2016 is the year that commemorates the 100th anniversary of the Battle of the Somme launched on 1st July 1916, during World War 1.   However I was also intrigued to learn from some recent research … Continue reading

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