Was Walter the Artist my Walter? Mystery solved!
It’s the first Victorian Album I have ever seen with American themed pictures inside. So could this have been a gift from a relative who had emigrated?
Do your Ancestors come from these areas? Have you old Victorian photos of your Ancestors that match with any of these people?
I would love to know more about the German side of this family, do you have a connection? Please get in touch if you can help
Most of you will, I’m sure, have heard of J.M.Barrie, James Matthew Barrie of Peter Pan fame, but how many of you have heard of his wife Mary Ansell.
In my last part about the family with connections to A La Ronde, I thought I would share the few photos unidentified so far with you.
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……………..
I had a message from a direct descendant of Louisa Stallibrass Searle and James Alder, and that changed everything!
At first, after reading the back of the group photo below, I really hoped I could find Grandpa Searle & I have!
UPDATE 2nd June 2016 A few weeks ago I was contacted by a lovely chap called Mark from Burke’s Peerage, he had spotted my blog about Francis Phillip Bedingfeld and knew the descendants. Link here to Burke’s Peerage website http://www.burkespeerage.com/ So after several emails back and forth, and direct correspondence with Sir Alastair, this…
Just a small CDV card, but a name written on the back !! I have found a likely match to the above photo… Francis Phillip Bedingfeld born on 9 May 1817 in Catsfield, Sussex. Christened on 11 June 1817 in Catsfield, Sussex, parents were Frances Phillip Bedingfeld (An army man, living in Kent on 1841…
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, because instead of speculating who, when and…
Following on from my Blog November 30th Blog I have been scanning the ’50 loose cards’ and what a find, three were named, all the same family…Crump Ellen Crump The lady above was Ellen Crump previously Wigney, she was born on 11th July 1820 in Brighton (Brighthelmstone), Sussex. Part of a large family, about nine…