Author Archives: charnwoodgenealogy

Looking for relatives of the HENDRY family from Crimplesham in Norfolk!

A few months ago I bought a bundle of sixteen old Memorial cards from a Postcard Fair in Bury St Edmunds in Suffolk and thought they would be interesting to research in due course and to feature in blog posts. … Continue reading

Posted in ALLFLATT, Births, Marriages & Deaths, Crimplesham Norfolk, HARROD, HENDRY, Maldon Essex, Memorial Card, One Name Study | Leave a comment

Smashing School photograph with lots of handwritten names – possibly in the West Ham area of Essex?

Another great recent old photograph postcard find was a lovely image of young men and women obviously taken at a School, as the teacher / headmaster is clearly wearing his gown in the front middle row and some of the … Continue reading

Posted in BEGGS, BELLAMY, CLEMENTS, DANCER, MASSEY, Old Photograph, One Name Study, Postcard, RIDOUT, ROGERS, School photograph, THOMAS, West Ham Essex | 1 Comment

Caught on camera – the LINDLEY family in mourning

Another recent fascinating old photograph find was an image of a family in mourning around a grave and tending flowers, which once again someone had kindly written names on the back of. The photograph shows Charles LINDLEY and his three … Continue reading

Posted in Abbey Park Cemetery, Chorlton, CROAGER, LINDLEY, Old Photograph, One Name Study | 3 Comments

Are you related to the MARTIN’s from MERRIOTT in Somerset?

One of my most recent lovely old family photograph finds was this super picture of a mother with her four sons, on the back of which someone had kindly written the family names: R J H MARTIN, W W MARTIN, … Continue reading

Posted in Crewkerne, MANFIELD, MARTIN, Merriott, Old Photograph, One Name Study, Somerset | Leave a comment

With Mr & Mrs A R ABRAM’s Compliments

I recently found this lovely old wedding photographic postcard taken by Opie Ltd in Redruth in Cornwall and, as you already know, I love these old images, but I was fascinated by this one because of the fact the gentleman … Continue reading

Posted in ABRAM, Anglesey, ASPINELL, Merchant Seaman, Old Photographs, Pendeen Cornwall, Postcard, South Stack Lighthouse, Trinity, Wales, World War 2 | Leave a comment

Lest we Forget…the unknown faces of WW1

With Sunday 11th November 2018 fast approaching marking the 100th anniversary of the end of WW1 remembrance is very much in everyone’s mind this week and I wanted to share some of my collection of postcards showing the unknown faces … Continue reading

Posted in Battle of the Somme, Cenotaph, Old Photographs, Postcard, World War 1, WW1 Photograph, WW1 postcard | 1 Comment

Beautiful colour tinted old postcards

As you all know I love my old postcards and was really pleased to find these beautiful coloured tinted ones amongst a recent bundle of old cards that I purchased and thought it would be lovely to share them with … Continue reading

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