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

Francis Raymond Cann & Family

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!

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…

William Kemble (Policeman) and family

These named old photos were among a box of cabinet cards and CDV’s all from one seller. He said they had come from different sources and what he had had left, he just put in this box. My husband done his usual haggling and we got the whole lot for a great price! Over 80…

George Routleigh The Watchmaker

On our travels at the beginning of May we came across St Petroc’s Parish Church of Lydford, Devon. It is a Norman church but is founded on an earlier settlement. A small timber church probably stood on the site, built about 650AD. It was dedicated in honour of St. Petroc, a 6th century Celtic missionary…