UPDATE… as of 9th February 2017 all of these fabulous photos in this collection are now back with their family. The new owner is a direct descendant of George Swinford Wood & Mary Jane Eliza Salisbury, isn’t that wonderful! Following my last Blog about the Salisbury & Wood […]
Collector of Old Photos, love finding treasures at Fairs, Fleamarkets & Car Boots.
Family History lover. Enjoy Wildlife & touring UK in our Motorhome.
Have a Border Collie called Skye.
UPDATE… as of 9th February 2017 all of these fabulous photos in this collection are now back with their family. The new owner is a direct descendant of George Swinford Wood & Mary Jane Eliza Salisbury, isn’t that wonderful! On our September holiday, we went all along the […]
A couple of months ago at a Car Boot sale I came across three old photos in a bag. Having a quick look I could see they were the same lady & with writing on the back, the seller saw me looking & said dismissivly “oh those have […]
An account of Maiwand 1880, by BSM W.Paton, plus four appointments to the office, of him & two other members of his family, spanning three Monarchs, Queen Victoria, King Edward & George
UPDATE…….Another group of my Old Photos returned to their family! After this message from John in Hampshire on this Blog, we corresponded and I am very pleased to say all these photos are now back with the family they belong to, how they ended up at a Car […]
Sometimes when I’m rummaging through large boxes of old photos & allsorts, I just see something that takes my eye, these are two such things, 10p each !! A marriage certificate & a Baptism card. At the time I never know quite what I’ve got, but just that […]
We have a super Market in Bridport on Wednesday’s and Saturday’s. The Saturday one is the largest, and there are many selling Antiques and Vintage stuff. I have often picked up Old Photos when we’ve been wandering along the stalls. On a recent visit I saw this large […]
When you find an old photo with names on the back, you think instantly..Whoopee ! But it’s not always easy to find a link. I have searched all the possibilities, and there are a lot ! Here’s just one I found on Find My Past.. Harold William Clark […]
What a very lovely Cabinet Card photo this is..The lady Isobel Price is so beautifully dressed, and how wonderful to have it dated too ! 1877. I think the writing on the back says “then Smith after being married” ?? But I’m not at all sure on that..What […]
We went off in the middle of March for our first wander this year, in our Motorhome. Touring around Devon and Cornwall, the weather was quite kind to us, and we got to visit lots of super historic houses, and beautiful spring gardens. Most of them courtesy of […]