I just couldn’t believe what I saw, Elizabeth was born in Beaminster, Dorset!
Mary Ann Ledger was born in 1834 in Wrotham, Kent, England as the fifth child of William Ledger and Elizabeth Ranger.
Most of you will, I’m sure, have heard of J.M.Barrie, James Matthew Barrie of Peter Pan fame, but how many of you have heard of his wife Mary Ansell.
…..caught my eye, Mum cherishing her young child, can’t you just see the overwhelming love and pride of her baby son in her eyes.
I found these three lovely old photos together, was great they had dates & other writing on.
At first, after reading the back of the group photo below, I really hoped I could find Grandpa Searle & I have!
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]