Category Archives: Postcard

Do you have a CRACROFT connection?

On my recent travels I found a fascinating photographic postcard showing a man and a lady who had both signed their names next to their photographs – E W and Cicely CRACROFT. As always I would like to find a … Continue reading

Posted in AMCOTTS, CRACROFT, Hackthorn Hall, Lincoln, NEVILLE, Old Photographs, One Name Study, Postcard | Leave a comment

Are you a FRY from Cossington in Somerset?

Another of my recent old photographic postcard finds was one of a grave bearing the names of John and Martha FRY – who were they and where were they buried? Well I do love a challenge!! John  FRY died on the 3rd … Continue reading

Posted in Aberdare, Cossington, FRY, Glamorgan, Old Photographs, Postcard, Somerset, Wales | 1 Comment

Do you have a COOTE in your family tree?

Another recent photo postcard find in York is this one below and as always I would love to reunite it with a  family member if possible! It was sent in 1906  to Mrs COOTE, 5 Tapton Park Road, Ranmoor, Sheffield … Continue reading

Posted in Beverley Yorkshire, Brandesburton, CLARK, COOTE, Old Photographs, One Name Study, Postcard, Ranmoor, Yorkshire | Leave a comment

Looking for relatives of the ALABASTER family from Romford in Essex?

I was in York at the weekend and whilst there I spent time exploring the Antique shops looking for old postcards to add to my own personal collections or possibly as a research project in the future. I find photographic postcards of … Continue reading

Posted in 109 Marks Road, Old Photographs, Postcard, Romford | 10 Comments

WW1 photo postcard sent to the HANDS family – are you connected?

At a recent postcard fair in Surrey I found and bought a lovely photographic postcard showing a group, with several of the men in uniform. Was this a family shot showing siblings before going off to war – I decided … Continue reading

Posted in 117 Greenway Street, ASTON, HANDS, Old Photographs, Postcard, Small Heath Birmingham, World War 1, WW1 Photograph, WW1 postcard | 1 Comment

More Easton WW1 postcards discovered!

Following a visit to a Postcard and Paper Fair in Tolworth in Surrey earlier this week, I was pleased to discover two more old postcards sent during World War 1 from Easton Mansion in Suffolk. Having researched and written about … Continue reading

Posted in 11 Ruskin Street, British Red Cross, Briton Ferry, DIVER, Easton, Glamorgan, Old Photographs, Postcard, Suffolk, Wales, World War 1, WW1 postcard | Leave a comment

Intriguing WW1 photograph – George WALTERS & family Wellisford Cottages Wellington Somerset

Regular readers of this blog will know that when visiting car boot sales and antique fairs I try to find old postcards and photographs with a WW1 connection that I can research and possibly reunite with a family member. On my … Continue reading

Posted in Battle of the Somme, Harpurhey, Postcard, Somerset, WALTERS, Wellington, Wellisford Manor, World War 1, WW1 Photograph | 5 Comments