Who was Ellis Ogilvie? After another half hour reading all the reports for any clues I hit gold! I did a happy dance!!!
Pride and Love. This time of year, around Remembrance Day evokes many emotions in people all around the world, especially this years anniversary of the end of WW1……………..
This photo above was taken before Rex married and it seems his training in the Fleet Air Arm as an Aircraft Mechanic…….
After being able to return the lovely photo of Agnes to a direct descendant a couple of weeks ago, Dick has very kindly sent me more images of the the family
I have found that Robert Sparke Hutchings was the very first Vicar of St Andrew’s Church, Monkton Wyld in 1850
Agnes Jane AKERS married Charles William SLY at the beginning of 1880 in Cardiff, Glamorgan, Wales
Scrolling through Ebay one evening I noticed this absolutely beautiful glass Ambrotype photo, unframed, of a couple, taken I thought probably 1855/60’s
I never imagined it would take me on a journey to the Netherlands, Sweden, Milan, Italy, Sunderland, Durham. Also connections to Christopher Columbus and even the Queen of Holland
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!
I found this wonderful old photo at Chard Market last Thursday, on the cart is written L.Turner. Dawlish