I have found it rather a strange thing, researching someone with a title, unusual for me.. But I found this lovely old photo at a Car Boot among others unconnected. When I got home and looked on the back it says ‘Countess of Bective on Sunfield? Terrace’ I had […]
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.
After our very long ten week wander in the Motorhome its taken a couple of weeks to catch up with things. I did actually manage to find a few old photos on our travels, but there’s nothing like rooting them out at a car boot sale ! So […]
We left home a week ago on our big trip for the year, working our way upwards from Shaftesbury till we got to Scotland. We thought we’d spend a bit of time in the Lake District enroute, and have been here now since Friday, staying at Bowness on […]
This is another of my recent finds ‘Dickens Dictionary of London 1881’ by Charles Dickens Jnr.The first one of these was published in 1879.Once again I found this book in a box of all sorts at a Car Boot sale, its in awful condition, falling apart, but there […]
At a Car Boot sale last summer I came across 7 old photo album pages in a tatty box under a sellers table, the box was awful and very damp and mouldy and so were the grey loose pages, but the snapshots that were glued onto the pages […]
A CDV card with a name and a date !! How brilliant is that !It makes me want to cheer…that’s one of the rewards of collecting old photos, you never know when you might be lucky enough to come across one with information on. It makes such a difference, […]
This wonderful Cabinet Card (about mid 1890’s)was among the loose old photos that I bought in November.Shame we aren’t able to see colours, I did wonder at first, if it may have been a Suffragette brooch the young lady on the left is wearing, but then I realized […]