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?
Robert May who was murdered in Veryan in January 1850.
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 had a message from a direct descendant of Louisa Stallibrass Searle and James Alder, and that changed everything!
I had a message from a descendant of this family! Excitement! So this whole collection of photos that I found will be going back to their family, where they belong!
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]