Category Archives: Suffolk

Do you have a link to these Ipswich photographs?

Amongst my other finds at the Fair in Woking on Saturday were two old photographs both taken by photographers in Ipswich in Suffolk. The first was taken by WHITEHEAD and has the name Mrs Edwin MAKIN written in pencil on … 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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Typo – Farmlingham not Framlingham!

Using the old newspapers online frequently in my genealogy research, I am always searching for variants of words in case of mis-spelling etc. – therefore when searching for Framlingham stories I will also try Framlington or Framingham. I was therefore … 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

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

Another long shot, but could you have a connection to any of these old photographs?

In November 2015 I posted a blog post trying to reunite some old photographs I had  found when visiting a car boot sale in Bristol – sadly none of the photographs had names on them, although a few had numbers and they … Continue reading

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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

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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