It’s always a thrill when I find new old photos to add to my collection!
This Blog has a link to Wellington, Prince Albert and Queen Victoria, a Governor of the Tower of London and even a link to a famous Olympic Gold Medallist!
I found this lovely family photo on a Cabinet Card was taken at a photographers studio in Melbourne, Australia in 1892.
Mary Ann Ledger was born in 1834 in Wrotham, Kent, England as the fifth child of William Ledger and Elizabeth Ranger.
…..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.
This is the song by Vera Lynn in the actual film We’ll Meet Again released in 1943, we know through this letter this was filmed at Regents Park in 1942…..
Recently I had a lovely surprise message from Alison, a friend on Twitter
So now I have identified the couple, the child on Mum Stella’s lap is indeed their first born Stella Joanna Matilda Parminter Tudor!
I was amazed to find that her daughter had inherited from a cousin, a very famous National Trust property!
Who was Ellis Ogilvie? After another half hour reading all the reports for any clues I hit gold! I did a happy dance!!!