Category Archives: Old Photographs

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

Posted in Clapham Common, Hollis & Sons, Old Photographs, Sydney Victor WHITE, Wesleyan Methodist Photographic | 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

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

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