During this year I have found & added an enormous amount of Old Photos to my collection, lots still I have not scanned. Among these an astonishing amount of CDV’s (Carte de Visite) which I adore ! They are even more super when they have a name and/or […]
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.
We have just returned from two weeks wandering in the Motorhome around Hampshire & Sussex, and of course went to a few Car Boot sales in the area. Our first week away I managed to find quite a few Old Photos to add to my collection, but imagine […]
I am still catching up on scanning of the old photos that I have acquired this summer, lots of them are CDV cards, they are time consuming because I always scan the backs too. Some of the Photographers had wonderful designs, especially if they lived & worked in […]
UPDATE June 2019 from Hugh Drake: “I have just picked up a link to your page about the Drake Family of East Coker. A few of the details are new to me but the relationships are correct as it was my father who put all the family tree […]
On this date 160 years ago at just a few minutes after 8am Elizabeth Martha Brown was hanged at the entrance to Dorchester Gaol…. I wrote this blog back in 2011, after a book I had just read about Martha Brown, by Nicola Thorne (Rosemary Ellerback) Martha was […]
I found this lovely Wedding photo recently, and tucked inside was a local Christchurch newspaper clipping about the marriage..What luck !Have found the marriage in the records… 1) William R Dickens to Margaret N E Morgan in December 1955 at Christchurch Priory, a beautiful place to get married….We […]
UPDATE. 31 Jan 2020. This beautiful photo is now on its way back to family in New South Wales, Australia. Bridport is a lovely market town not far from us, and about a mile from West Bay in Dorset. They have markets there in the streets on a […]