Category Archives: Births, Marriages & Deaths

Dear Snowball – Private John Bertram Leslie HARRISON WW1 postcard – are you connected?

Another recent postcard find was the one below sent during World War 1 on 18th September 1917 from Halifax to ‘Dear Snowball’ in Dorset from Elsie. The address on the postcard is: Private J B L HARRISON 1220, Royal Naval … Continue reading

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Hannah FOSTER nee SNELLING born 9th November 1832 in Wortham in Suffolk – any connection?

I was at a postcard fair in Bury St Edmunds in Suffolk over the weekend and as well as searching the topographical postcards boxes, I can never resist looking in the people or social history sections as well. As you … Continue reading

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Do you have a Grace Edith DRAPER in your family tree?

On a visit to the Postcard Fair in Woking at the weekend I found a lovely photographic postcard of a lady holding a baby which on the back says ‘ Grace Edith DRAPER aged 13 weeks’. As you all now … Continue reading

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£5000 for an Estimate – Great Skill Competition!

Whilst researching the Framlingham Weekly News newspapers for any articles relating to the Red Cross Hospital in Easton, I found this interesting British Red Cross national fundraising notice from Saturday 11th November 1916. Framlingham Weekly News – Saturday 11th November … Continue reading

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