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…

John Anthony Mackrell Birth Certificate 1923

Not an old photo this time, but a Birth Certificate…Can you help ?? When we went to a local car boot sale over May Bank Holiday, I came across this Birth Certificate. I am assuming it was thrown out with everything else as a house clearance after someone had passed away. But I couldn’t just…

Snapshots from a 1920’s Album

At a Car Boot sale last summer I came across 7 old photo album pages in a tatty box under a sellers table, the box was awful and very damp and mouldy and so were the grey loose pages, but the snapshots that were glued onto the pages looked interesting. The seller said that the…

Hawkins Family Pic

I came upon this picture above at a  local Car Boot sale in November with 5 or 6 others, and it wasn’t until I sat down later in the afternoon to have a look at my finds from the morning, that I realized on turning it over that all the Childrens full names were written…