Sometimes when I’m researching I get a feeling that there is much more to a family than I have found, I expect others get this too, a sort of sixth sense. Oh I was right!!!!
I just couldn’t believe what I saw, Elizabeth was born in Beaminster, Dorset!
Five CDV’s I would love to know more about, can you help? I know some of you love a puzzle!
I felt that I must try to finish what Anne had started, and I hope that I have achieved that
What a bonus to have another photo that is written on of the same Gibbs family!
Imagine my surprise when I looked on the back of these photos to see they were of a family from Beaminster, Dorset!
These two lovely Postcard Photos I couldn’t resist, they are just adorable children aren’t they……..
More of the old photos & more information about his biological Mum’s side of the family, GINN
So they hadn’t got Victor’s name wrong after all! What a surprise!
I have found that Robert Sparke Hutchings was the very first Vicar of St Andrew’s Church, Monkton Wyld in 1850
Found recently at the Fleamarket & what a surprise I had when I got home & turned this one over!
On this date 160 years ago at just a few minutes after 8am Elizabeth Martha Brown was hanged at the entrance to Dorchester Gaol…. I wrote this blog back in 2011, after a book I had just read about Martha Brown, by Nicola Thorne (Rosemary Ellerback) Martha was the last woman to be publicly hanged…
As you all know, the majority of my old photos that are in my collection, are nameless. Occasionally though I am extremely lucky with a name, date or place, sometimes all three ! These photos below have just a little bit of info, but not enough to find out any family history. But by sharing…
Praise ye the Lord On our way back from our last little trip in the Motorhome to Sussex, we stopped off at Chichester Sunday Car Boot sale, so pleased we did, cause I found this little gem of a Bible, with Simmonds family details written in. I always look inside Bibles when I see them…