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.
Imagine my surprise when I looked on the back of these photos to see they were of a family from Beaminster, Dorset!
Who was Ellis Ogilvie? After another half hour reading all the reports for any clues I hit gold! I did a happy dance!!!
Agnes Jane AKERS married Charles William SLY at the beginning of 1880 in Cardiff, Glamorgan, Wales
I never imagined it would take me on a journey to the Netherlands, Sweden, Milan, Italy, Sunderland, Durham. Also connections to Christopher Columbus and even the Queen of Holland
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 […]
For my birthday last month my husband bought me a collectors database, so that I could at last start to catalogue all my CDV’s Cabinet cards, Postcard photos and the rest I hope in time. I am trying to do a little every day, but sometimes I can be […]