Category Archives: Chelmsford

Are you related to the MAPPIN or RIDSDEL families from Essex?

A lovey friend recently sent me this interesting old postcard from Gretna Green to investigate – it shows the marriage details for Hector Graeme MAPPIN from the Parish of St Andrews who married Olive Emily RISDEL from Downham in Essex … Continue reading

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UPDATE: Photo Reunited – 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 | 4 Comments