Category Archives: Old Photographs

Edith Drummond HAY – ‘Aunt Tuck’ postcard connection!

As well as my interest in postcards sent during World War 1 I have always found the life of Queen Victoria fascinating and also like to collect items or postcards relevant to her life and reign. I was therefore¬†intrigued to … 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 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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