Selina Wonnacott & William Henry Dillon

Scrolling through Ebay one evening I noticed this absolutely beautiful glass Ambrotype photo, unframed, of a couple, taken I thought probably 1855/60’s

M.J.E Salisbury & GS Wood Pt 2. Old Photos Collection

UPDATE… as of 9th February 2017 all of these fabulous photos in this collection are now back with their family. The new owner is a direct descendant of George Swinford Wood & Mary Jane Eliza Salisbury, isn’t that wonderful! Following my last Blog about the Salisbury & Wood family…. Link Here Salisbury & Wood Family…

Mary Jane Eliza Salisbury married George Swinford Wood

UPDATE… as of 9th February 2017 all of these fabulous photos in this collection are now back with their family. The new owner is a direct descendant of George Swinford Wood & Mary Jane Eliza Salisbury, isn’t that wonderful! On our September holiday, we went all along the South Coast from Hayling Island to Hythe…

Thomas Alfred Mead & Florence Ada Ivy Cox

UPDATE…….Another group of my Old Photos returned to their family!  After this message from John in Hampshire on this Blog, we corresponded and I am very pleased to say all these photos are now back with the family they belong to, how they ended up at a Car Boot sale in Dorchester is a mystery,…

Kate Miles, Harold Clark & Sir G & Lady J Wombwell.

When you find an old photo with names on the back, you think instantly..Whoopee !  But it’s not always easy to find a link. I have searched all the possibilities, and there are a lot ! Here’s just one I found on Find My Past.. Harold William Clark married Minnie Catherine Miles on the 24th…

Do you know Isabel Price or Bob & Cis Hayward ??

What a very lovely Cabinet Card photo this is..The lady Isobel Price is so beautifully dressed, and how wonderful to have it dated too ! 1877.  I think the writing on the back says “then Smith after being married” ?? But I’m not at all sure on that..What do you think ? The Italic writing…

James Lowry Portrait

We went off in the middle of March for our first wander this year, in our Motorhome. Touring around Devon and Cornwall, the weather was quite kind to us, and we got to visit lots of super historic houses, and beautiful spring gardens. Most of them courtesy of the National Trust. When we go away…

Update on William Kemble Blog

We have just returned from two weeks wandering in the Motorhome around Hampshire & Sussex, and of course went to a few Car Boot sales in the area. Our first week away I managed to find quite a few Old Photos to add to my collection, but imagine my surprise at the end of the…