Category Archives: Suffolk

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

UPDATE…Have I finally smashed my own Brick Wall – Missing Great Grandmother!

Further to my blog post earlier this week ‘Have I finally smashed my own Brick Wall – Missing Great Grandmother! there have been some developments…… Have I finally smashed my own Brick Wall – Missing Great Grandmother! Having discovered that my … Continue reading

Posted in BOYS, Framlingham, LAST, POULETT, SHARP, SINCLAIR, Suffolk | 8 Comments

Another unexpected breakthrough! Who was Ada of Framlingham – a photo mystery?

Following my recent breakthrough on my Great Grandmother’s research, after several years of looking, I have unexpectedly knocked down a brick wall on another of my family photo mysteries this week – whilst looking for something completely different! In February … Continue reading

Posted in CRISP, Framlingham, HARPER, Mills Almshouses, Old Photographs, SINCLAIR, Suffolk | 1 Comment

Why was Harry CRISP called “Boots”? continued…

Following on from my blog post last month about Harry CRISP or “Boots” as he was known, some more information has come to light about his death in 1918 and how the local Framlingham people contributed to a collection for a tombstone … Continue reading

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Have I finally smashed my own Brick Wall – Missing Great Grandmother!

Back in March 2013 I wrote a blog post about how I had been trying to track down the birth certificate for my paternal Great Grandmother Edith Rosa SINCLAIR without success – Brick Wall – Missing Great Grandmother! Edith Rosa … Continue reading

Posted in BOYS, CRISP, Framlingham, LAST, Old Photographs, SINCLAIR, Suffolk | 3 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