My Charles Dickens Victorian Album

I thought you may like to see an addition to my collection of old photos and Albums…. This is such a fabulously decorated Leather Victorian Album, and one of the few that I have bought privately, and not found at a Car Boot sale !! I just had to have it !It looks very plain…

World War 1 Letters to a Cousin from Arthur

Arthur Jnr..writer of letters Coming up to Christmas and a time when all families would like to be with their loved ones, I thought you might like to read some more of my families letters…from World War 1, all written in 1916 and written by Arthur Jordan Jnr from France……… they once again were written…

World War 1 Letters to a Mate from Bert..Part 2

Here are four more Letters from Bert…if you haven’t read Part 1 yet please scroll down and read these first as I have put them all in date order…………. This is who the letters were sent to, my Uncle Dan, chap on the right with his Donkey and Cart  10/7/1916 Pte A Gibbs B Coy13179…

World War ! Letters to a Mate from Bert.. Part 1

I thought that I would write a different kind of Blog for this special week of remembrance, and share with you some special letters that I have made copies of, thanks to my Aunt. They were written to my Dads elder brother Daniel, who was born in July 1897, Clapham by his Mate ‘Bert’ who…

Phoebe Jordan 1861-1945

This is a follow-up to my Blog post from 30th January 2012, another person from my Family Tree………how time flies, this is the 2nd daughter of the family…. Phoebe Phoebe was born before marriage also, she was Edward and Phoebe’s second child, born on the 3rd December 1861 at 5 Butlers Buildings, Bethnal Green, Middlesex,…