Francis Raymond Cann & Family

Though Ireland was aflame with civil war, Dublin society gaily put aside its troubles in May, 1798 to enjoy to the full an astounding story of seduction and murder!

Christmas Past in Lady’s magazines 1792 & 1894

Its amazing how times change over the years, this year apart from adding many more Old Photos to my collection, I also added a 1792 The Lady’s Companion to my collection of books. It’s almost falling apart, so has obviously been well read, the spine has almost gone & it’s quite discoloured, but the very…

1753 March-Panes, Barley Sugar, Oranges & Lemons

 After a few Months break, we are back again to My 1753 Cookery Book, and with Christmas getting ever nearer I thought I would try to give you a few ideas on some new things you may not have tried yet.  I have found that you need to read these recipes through a couple of…