Author Archives: charnwoodgenealogy

Do you have a family connection to Elizabeth Mary BRYANT born in 1909 in Bethnal Green in London?

I recently found this very tiny old Carte De Viste photograph that has the name Elizabeth Mary BRYANT and a date of birth 7th May 1909 written on the back – surely I will able to trace and research her … Continue reading

Posted in 52 James Street, Bethnal Green, BROWN, BRYANT, HACKETT, London, Old Photograph, One Name Study, Uncategorized, World War 1 | Tagged , , , | 2 Comments

Are you related to the GUTTERIDGE family from Gravesend in Kent?

A lovely old photograph find a while back had very helpful writing on the back and stated that it was of Edith Mary GUTTERIDGE who was born 2nd April 1869 and that the photograph had been taken in May 1871 … Continue reading

Posted in Bedfordshire, Braintree, Essex, Governess, Gravesend, GUTTERIDGE, Houghton Regis, Kent, Leatherhead, Old Photograph, One Name Study, Photograph, Sevenoaks, Social History, WILLIAMS | Leave a comment

You never think it’s going to happen to you – old family photograph find!!

Well what an amazing start to my Saturday morning!! As you know I blog about old photographs and postcards that I have found and researched hoping to reunite them with a family member if possible and I now also have … Continue reading

Posted in Framlingham, LAST, Old Photograph, Old Photographs, One Name Study, Photograph, Suffolk, Wedding photograph | 7 Comments

Do you have CREED’s from Norfolk or WILDSMITH’s from Warwickshire in your family tree?

A lovely old photograph I found on my travels in London in 2018 was of a young man with the name Stanley Norman CREED 13 years written at the bottom. It is such a good clear photograph I decided to … Continue reading

Posted in 11 Malden Road, CREED, Downham, Leamington Spa, Norfolk, Old Photograph, One Name Study, Photograph, Postcard, Social History, Warwickshire, WILDSMITH | Leave a comment

Are you related to the BLANDFORD family from Risca in Monmouthshire, Wales?

A while back I found a lovely old photograph postcard, as below, of three boys, possibly brothers, with the names T BLANDFORD, Alf BLANDFORD and H BLANDFORD on the back and today decided to start trying to research it further. … Continue reading

Posted in BLANDFORD, LEAMAN, Monmouthshire, Old Photograph, One Name Study, PARSONS, Photograph, Postcard, Risca, Wales, World War 2 | Leave a comment

Could Albert LUKINS be Charles Albert LUKINS born in Shirehampton Gloucestershire in 1894?

On a trip to see family in Bristol last year I was able to visit an Antiques Fair and picked up a few old postcards and photographs whilst there, which is so unlike me!! One of the lovely old photographs … Continue reading

Posted in Bristol, FENNELL, Gloucestershire, LUKINS, MARSHFIELD, Old Photograph, One Name Study, Pilning, Portsmouth, S S Stonepool, Shirehampton, Social History, Wesley LUKINS | Leave a comment

UPDATE: A postcard sent from Italy in 1910 to Henry LONGLEY in Tunbridge Wells and a link to a Vice-Admiral

Update: Last weekend I received a lovey email from a direct descendant of Henry LONGLEY whose mother had  come across my original blog post whilst browsing/searching the internet for family information. Henry LONGLEY was her Great Grandfather and she was … Continue reading

Posted in COOK, DICK, DSO, Eric William Longley COOK, Henfield Sussex, LONGLEY, LOWLES, Military, One Name Study, Postcard, Social History, Tower House, Tunbridge Wells, Vice-Admiral | 3 Comments

Are you connected to the COWLISHAW or CUTTS families from Sheffield?

This recent old photographic postcard find was postally unused although it had a name and address on the back – the photograph shows what could be a father. mother and possibly their three daughters standing in their garden – could … Continue reading

Posted in 257 City Road, BOWER, COWLISHAW, CUTTS, Old Photograph, One Name Study, Postcard, Sheffield, Social History, WAKEFIELD, Yorkshire | Leave a comment

Are you related to the HILLS family from Enfield Wash?

A recent old photographic postcard find was this lovely image of a smartly dress young man which had written on the back Mr C HILLS, 34 Uckfield Road, Enfield Wash – could I find a family link? I started by … Continue reading

Posted in 34 Uckfield Road, Enfield Wash, HILLS, MADDER, Old Photograph, One Name Study, Orsett, Photograph, Postcard, Royal Small Arms Factory, Social History, WW1 Photograph | Leave a comment

Do you have a LUCKETT from Reading in your family tree?

One of my recent old photograph postcard finds was this lovely old image of a mother and son and on the back although there were no names there was an address and a month and year: The reverse of the … Continue reading

Posted in 61 Coventry Road, Berkshire, BUSBY, Huntley & Palmers, LUCKETT, Old Photograph, One Name Study, Photograph, Postcard, Reading, VIVIAN | Leave a comment