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.
Recently I had a lovely surprise message from Alison, a friend on Twitter
It says “Cicely Burnip’s Daughter. From Thora with love to Bessy.”
I had a message from a direct descendant of Louisa Stallibrass Searle and James Alder, and that changed everything!
Usually when I find old Wedding photos, it is just an odd one, sometimes I’m lucky and find a Bride & Groom with a full family group. Not often do I find 12 photos from the same Wedding together, they were obviously in an album & were removed […]
The story behind another of my old photos. This lovely military cabinet card really took my eye as this chap looked so young, and on the back a name and a date ! So lucky ! Here’s what I have found out so far..Cecil Edward Wilkins was born […]
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, […]