Category Archives: COLLINS

Do you have a connection to Richard Farmer LANE from Loughborough in Leicestershire?

I recently bought a large bundle of old photo postcards and as always I scan the backs for any clues to possibly identify the people shown in them – one that caught my eye was this lovely old photo card … Continue reading

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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

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Eugene COLLINS and a link to the Royal Navy!

Another one of my recent Memorial card finds was for a Eugene COLLINS who died on 21st May 1925 aged 50 years and who was interred at Isleworth Cemetery on 27th May 1925 – unfortunately this time the card gave no … Continue reading

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