Category Archives: Postcard

Dear Snowball – Private John Bertram Leslie HARRISON WW1 postcard – are you connected?

Another recent postcard find was the one below sent during World War 1 on 18th September 1917 from Halifax to ‘Dear Snowball’ in Dorset from Elsie. The address on the postcard is: Private J B L HARRISON 1220, Royal Naval … Continue reading

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Mr & Mrs C W SNOWDON Silver Wedding 1910 Ashton under Lyne

Another recent super photographic postcard find was of a Silver Wedding group taken in 1910 in Ashton under Lyne in Lancashire. The information on the reverse of the postcard reads Limehurst House, Ashton under Lyne Xmas 1910 – With Hearty … Continue reading

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Well Known Local Dover School Mistress – Miss R K CLOUT

Another interesting photographic postcard find was of a well known local School Mistress from Dover Miss R K CLOUT taken on 10th December 1923. The writing on back says that Miss R K CLOUT (Well Known Local School Mistress) is … Continue reading

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Are you related to Reginald and Edith ECCLES nee BREARLEY from Elland?

Another fascinating photographic postcard I found at the Postcard Fair in Bury St Edmunds at the weekend was a wedding photograph taken by A RUSSELL at the Southend Studio in Elland. Living in Southend-on-Sea in Essex the ‘Southend’ word caught … Continue reading

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Hannah FOSTER nee SNELLING born 9th November 1832 in Wortham in Suffolk – any connection?

I was at a postcard fair in Bury St Edmunds in Suffolk over the weekend and as well as searching the topographical postcards boxes, I can never resist looking in the people or social history sections as well. As you … Continue reading

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Do you have a Grace Edith DRAPER in your family tree?

On a visit to the Postcard Fair in Woking at the weekend I found a lovely photographic postcard of a lady holding a baby which on the back says ‘ Grace Edith DRAPER aged 13 weeks’. As you all now … Continue reading

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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

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