I was amazed when I opened the battered old suitcase and found eight certificates!
Imagine my surprise when I looked on the back of these photos to see they were of a family from Beaminster, Dorset!
Category: 1939 Register, 19th Century, Ancestry, Army, Australia, Beaminster, Bridport, Census Records, Dorset, Family History, Genealogy, Marriage, Newspapers, Old Photos, Online Parish Clerks, Somerset, Wedding, Wedding AnniversaryTags: Beaminster, Bridport, Chard, Children, Crewkerne, Dorset, Family, History, Mosterton, Somerset, Wedding
Who was Ellis Ogilvie? After another half hour reading all the reports for any clues I hit gold! I did a happy dance!!!
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This photo above was taken before Rex married and it seems his training in the Fleet Air Arm as an Aircraft Mechanic…….
After being able to return the lovely photo of Agnes to a direct descendant a couple of weeks ago, Dick has very kindly sent me more images of the the family
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
Category: 1939 Register, Adoption, Ancestry, Dorset, Family History, Find My Past, Genealogy, Military, Old Photos, One Place Study, PostcardsTags: Adoption, Ancestry, Dorset, Family, Family History, Find My Past, Genealogy, Marnhull, Old Photos, Sherborne, Sherborne Castle, Sturminster, Sturminster Newton
More info from a descendant in New Zealand!
Anna Wing (Eva Lydia Catherine Wing) married Thomas Lippiatt and Sarah Jane Sheate’s Grandson Peter Reginald Davey
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
Category: 1939 Register, 19th Century, Antique Shops, church history, Churches, Dorset, Family History, Genealogy, Old Photos, WiltshireTags: 1939 Register, Alderbury, Ancestry, Antique Bazaar, Archbishop, Canon, Census, Crewkerne, Crockfords, Dorset, Dorsset, Flintshire, Gladstone, Hawarden, Monkton Wld, Monkton Wyld, nuns, Salisbury, Salisbury Cathedral, Somerset, St Marys, Vicars, Wales, Wills, Wiltshire
Agnes Jane AKERS married Charles William SLY at the beginning of 1880 in Cardiff, Glamorgan, Wales
Scrolling through Ebay one evening I noticed this absolutely beautiful glass Ambrotype photo, unframed, of a couple, taken I thought probably 1855/60’s
Category: 1939 Register, 19th Century, Cornwall, Cornwall OPC, Devon, Devonport, Family History, Family Tree, Fashion History, Find My Past, Genealogy, Old Letters, Old Photos, Plymouth, Royal Navy, Uncategorized, Victorian, WeddingTags: Ambrotype, Baroque Eden Holme, Cornwall, Devon, East Stonehouse, FamilyHistory, Mariner, Old Photos, Plymouth, Royal Navy, Sailor, SS Great Britain, Surrey, Tavistock