Anne Padfield Part 4

When we left Anne she had just received the news that her death sentence was going to be recommended to Her Majesty to be commuted to a life sentence.

Fanny Elizabeth Davis.Some Old Photos

Here’s four old Postcard photos that I bought together from a seller at the Bath and West Showground Fleamarket earlier this year. Its lovely when I find a name written on the back…….But there are a few possibilities for this lady, nothing conclusive as yet ! What a fabulous photo this is….!!! Front view 1 Back…

Dickens Dictionary of LONDON 1881

This is another of my recent finds ‘Dickens Dictionary of London 1881’ by Charles Dickens Jnr.The first one of these was published in 1879.Once again I found this book in a box of all sorts at a Car Boot sale, its in awful condition, falling apart, but there doesn’t seem to be any pages missing…

The Illustrated LONDON News 1945. Part 2.

As promised here is the second blog showing The Illustrated LONDON News dated October 6th 1945 October 6th 1945 This copper cylinder shown above, was placed in a block of stone forming part of the huge overflow shafts at the new Ladybower Reservoir in the Derwent Valley on September 25th. Above…….Hongkong, Singapore and elsewear, after…

Lt Cdr Charles Gordon Victor Davies M.B.E.

A few weeks ago I came across a few old letters and bills among a box of allsorts under a stall at the Car Boot, some were still in their envelopes, majority being addressed to a Gordon Davies Esq, Highlands, Horsell Park, Woking, Surrey, postmarked 1946 to 53 , when I got them home I…

Some of my Interesting CarBoot Finds

I seem to have found some quite interesting items this month at the Car Boot Sales, some Photos and Letters. A small selection here to share with you….. Have done a little research on them and here are my findings so far………. Earl Granville Letter This first letter, is to a Lord, sadly I don’t…