Selina Wonnacott & William Henry Dillon

Scrolling through Ebay one evening I noticed this absolutely beautiful glass Ambrotype photo, unframed, of a couple, taken I thought probably 1855/60’s

George Henry Chubb and Family plus the Rice Family

We have just recently moved from Shaftesbury to Beaminster, still in Dorset, but down nearer to the coast. Moving gives us the opportunity to explore different places locally, and of course different car boot sales and fairs.This old photo is a very recent find, the lady had the picture in a very nice silver frame. So I…

St Columb Major Parish Church and Town, Cornwall.

St Columb Major is a town that we had a nice wander around when we toured Cornwall recently. Was lovely as it was a Sunday afternoon, so nice and quiet. There are some lovely buildings and interesting places to see in the town. Barclays Bank Building This looks so inviting !!  Probably just as well this Antique…

The Trist Family, Veryan and the Five Round Houses

We went off touring for a while down to Cornwall at the beginning of this month, and finally got to stay at the Camping and Caravan Club site at Veryan, what a brilliant site !Not only that, but the village of Veryan is so beautiful and has lots of really interesting history, and many listed…

Changes and Updates. Jewell Family Photos returned.

I have neglected my Blog for quite a while it seems, amazing where the time goes to !So just to update you a little, we have moved from Christchurch to Shaftesbury, still in Dorset but North of the County, and we have moved from a very old 1930’s bungalow to a modern house, so it…

Jewell Suitcase Family Part 2

Click on this link below for Part 1 of Jewell Suitcase Family Blog  Jewell Family Part 1 I couldn’t help, not write a Part 2 about this Jewell Suitcase Family, there is such a lot of information on the records online about them. So I thought I would just write a brief bit about all…

Jewell Suitcase Family Part 1

Find Part 2 here : Jewell Suitcase Family Part 2 Blog When we went away to Devizes 10 days ago we stopped off at a Car Boot sale on route and had a great find a large tatty Suitcase full of Old Photographs, couldn’t believe my luck. We packed them away in several carrier bags until…