Monthly Archives: May 2018

Harry TWITCHETT – Family photo finds a new home!

On Saturday I was at a postcard Fair in Bury St Edmunds in Suffolk when I found, in a 50p box, a lovely old family photographic postcard taken by a Chelmsford photographer, which when I turned it over was amazed to see that … Continue reading

Posted in 11 Chelmer Place SPRINGFIELD, Chelmsford, Essex Regiment, JOHNSON, Old Photograph, One Name Study, TWITCHETT, World War 1 | 3 Comments

Eugene COLLINS and a link to the Royal Navy!

Another one of my recent Memorial card finds was for a Eugene COLLINS who died on 21st May 1925 aged 50 years and who was interred at Isleworth Cemetery on 27th May 1925 – unfortunately this time the card gave no … Continue reading

Posted in 22 Percy Road, COLLINS, H M S Vulcan, HURDLE, Isleworth, Memorial Card, World War 1 | Leave a comment

Cyril Vincent COPPIN died aged only 29 in 1923 – is there a WW1 connection?

I have recently found a few old Memorial cards at a Car Boot Sale in Leigh on Sea in Essex and was intrigued by them, as the men had died quite young and not many years after the end of … Continue reading

Posted in 159 Linkfield Road, COPPIN, Isleworth, REES, Silver War Badge, World War 1 | 1 Comment

Old photograph dated August 1872 of Claude E LEWIS – could it be Claude Edmund LEWIS Clergyman?

A recent old photograph I found had the name Claude E LEWIS written on the reverse together with the date August 1872 and loving a challenge as I do could I possibly identify this Claude, his family and possibly any living relatives! … Continue reading

Posted in Claude Edmund LEWIS, Clergyman, G & R Lavis Photographer, GRAY, Little Eaton Derbyshire, Radnorshire, Wales | 2 Comments