Category Archives: Old Photograph

Wedding photograph of Hubert L DOWN and Ivy Stark LAKEMAN 1928 – are you related?

I have recently found three individual old wedding photograph postcards all of different couples, but they all have useful clues written on the back to help with trying to identify the people in them, which could hopefully lead to them … Continue reading

Posted in Cornwall, DOWN, LAKEMAN, Old Photograph, One Name Study, Postcard, St Germans Cornwall, Wedding photograph | Leave a comment

Just a few names to get me started – do you have a CARTLIDGE connection?

A recent old photograph of a group of people provided many clues when I turned it over as the reverse of the postcard is absolutely covered in handwritten names and signatures! It was taken by the Photographers A & L … Continue reading

Posted in A & L SLINGSBY Photographer, Burslem Staffordshire, CARTLIDGE, Grange-over-Sands, Lithographic Artist, Old Photograph, One Name Study, Postcard, Stoke on Trent | 1 Comment

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 namesĀ 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