Category Archives: Old Photograph

Smashing School photograph with lots of handwritten names – possibly in the West Ham area of Essex?

Another great recent old photograph postcard find was a lovely image of young men and women obviously taken at a School, as the teacher / headmaster is clearly wearing his gown in the front middle row and some of the … Continue reading

Posted in BEGGS, BELLAMY, CLEMENTS, DANCER, MASSEY, Old Photograph, One Name Study, Postcard, RIDOUT, ROGERS, School photograph, THOMAS, West Ham Essex | 1 Comment

Caught on camera – the LINDLEY family in mourning

Another recent fascinating old photograph find was an image of a family in mourning around a grave and tending flowers, which once again someone had kindly written names on the back of. The photograph shows Charles LINDLEY and his three … Continue reading

Posted in Abbey Park Cemetery, Chorlton, CROAGER, LINDLEY, Old Photograph, One Name Study | 3 Comments

Are you related to the MARTIN’s from MERRIOTT in Somerset?

One of my most recent lovely old family photograph finds was this super picture of a mother with her four sons, on the back of which someone had kindly written the family names: R J H MARTIN, W W MARTIN, … Continue reading

Posted in Crewkerne, MANFIELD, MARTIN, Merriott, Old Photograph, One Name Study, Somerset | Leave a comment

Beautiful colour tinted old postcards

As you all know I love my old postcards and was really pleased to find these beautiful coloured tinted ones amongst a recent bundle of old cards that I purchased and thought it would be lovely to share them with … Continue reading

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Looking for a Jonathan & Elizabeth GREENWOOD – do you recognise them?

Another recent old photograph find was this lovely picture of a smart couple taken by Fred Heyworth Photographer in St Annes on the Sea in Lancashire and someone has added a note of the names as Jonathan and Elizabeth GREENWOOD. Using … Continue reading

Posted in Burnley, Confectioner, Fred HEYWORTH, Garstang, GREENWOOD, Lancashire, NICHOLS, Old Photograph, One Name Study, Postcard, St Annes on the Sea | Leave a comment

UPDATE: Photo Reunited! – Joseph Halsted COBDEN born 6th May 1917

Further to this original blog post in June 2018 and following a phone call last night and a lovely chat with a lady called Caroline today this lovely old photograph of Joseph Halsted COBDEN, is currently in the post on … Continue reading

Posted in Bruton Somerset, BUSH, COBDEN, HALSTED, Martock Somerset, Old Photograph, One Name Study, POOL, Postcard, Somerset | 2 Comments

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 | 3 Comments