What a surprise to find that the family TOSH was so well known in Cumberland. A big part of UK industrial heritage.
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!
It says “Cicely Burnip’s Daughter. From Thora with love to Bessy.”
This photo above was taken before Rex married and it seems his training in the Fleet Air Arm as an Aircraft Mechanic…….
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 to sell. It wasn’t until I got…
I bought a lovely very old poetry book , unusual for me, at a Car Boot a couple weeks ago, and inside was a piece of paper folded, with this wonderful American poem pencilled in full and looks like a signature Rev I J Bartlett..prob not original, but you never know 🙂 I wondered does anyone…