Author Archives: charnwoodgenealogy

Looking for relatives of Mollie Lawrence!

Another Battlesbridge Antiques Centre find was this lovely old baby photograph which has written on the reverse – Mollie LAWRENCE aged 10 months in 1925. The most likely birth registration I can find is for a Mollie K LAWRENCE in … Continue reading

Posted in Benfleet, Essex, GRAY, Kingston, LAWRENCE, MATTHEWS, Old Photograph, One Name Study | Leave a comment

Are you connected to the GEER family from Barnet?

Whilst at Battlesbridge Antiques Centre in Essex on Tuesday meeting up with my lovely friend Lynn from Lynn’s Waffles Blog we were both searching for old postcards and photographs, when we discovered two old shoe-boxes full of them! Among them I found … Continue reading

Posted in COLLINS, GEER, Isle of Wight, North Finchley, Old Photograph, One Name Study | 2 Comments

Reginald Stephen COPLESTON Bishop of Colombo – an unexpected family photograph find!!

At the recent Shepton Mallet Postcard Fair there were several stalls selling old family photographs, as well as postcards, and as always I was on the search for any with writing or clues on the back! On one stall I … Continue reading

Posted in Anne Elizabeth SHARPE, Bishop of Colombo, Calcutta, COLLEY, COPLESTON, Edith CHENEVIX-TRENCH, India, Judicial Commissioner, Old Photograph, One Name Study, Photograph, Reginald Stephen COPLESTON, Somerset, Sri Lanka | 1 Comment

Wedding photograph of Francis John KEAN and Mary SAVILE in Leeds in 1909 – are you related?

Another old wedding photograph postcard find I am trying to reunite also has useful clues written on the back to help with trying to identify the people in it, which could hopefully lead to it being reunited with a family … Continue reading

Posted in 14 Blandford Grove, KEAN, Leeds, Old Photograph, One Name Study, Postcard, SAVILE, World War 1, Yorkshire | 4 Comments

Wedding photograph of William TAYLOR and Mary Ann STAFFORD in 1913 from Rochdale – are you related?

Another old wedding photograph postcard find I am trying to reunite also has useful clues written on the back to help with trying to identify the people in it, which could hopefully lead to it being reunited with a family … Continue reading

Posted in HERRON, Old Photograph, One Name Study, Rochdale, STAFFORD, TAYLOR, Wardleworth, Wedding photograph | Leave a comment

Beautiful WW1 photograph of the LOADES family from Norwich in Norfolk – are you related?

I recently found this beautiful old family photograph postcard which immediately sparked my interest because of the military uniforms the young men are wearing, so imagine my delight when I turned it over and saw that all the family names … Continue reading

Posted in CHATTON, LOADES, Norfolk, Norwich, Old Photograph, One Name Study, PERKINS, Swaffham, World War 1, WW1 Photograph, WW1 postcard | 3 Comments

Wedding photograph of George THORNTON and Amy PARKINSON from Yorkshire – are you related?

Another old wedding photograph postcard find I am trying to reunite also has useful clues written on the back to help with trying to identify the people in it, which could hopefully lead to it being reunited with a family … Continue reading

Posted in Eccleshill, North Bierley, Old Photograph, One Name Study, PARKINSON, THORNTON, Wedding photograph, Yorkshire | Leave a comment