Category Archives: Essex

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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Are you related to Francis Edward CARTWRIGHT from Bromley-By-Bow in London?

I have recently been sent this great old football team photograph by a lovely friend who knows how much I enjoy researching old postcards and images, especially if there is a clue on the back like there is with this … Continue reading

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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

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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

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