Posted to *South Docks* Captain & Mrs Goodridge, Yacht ‘Shamrock’, 2nd Tide Basin, Swansea.
I am researching photos purchased for our Regimental archives! One of Alfred David John Spence-Colby. I Googled & it led me to your wonderful web site!
So now we know that Crane’s MUSIC shops evolved from the Pawnbrokers shop!
There’s a huge gap in any information spanning the Victorian years for Ffynone when this lady Frances Anna Higgon and her husband John Colby were the custodians.
My lovely followers on Twitter have excelled again recently with some of my old photos that I hadn’t researched.
I found this lovely family photo on a Cabinet Card was taken at a photographers studio in Melbourne, Australia in 1892.
From the clues on the back I finally managed to find the right family where everyone fitted in
a super example of why we must make a huge effort to talk to the older generations and find out their stories
The groom is handsome, the bride is beautiful and don’t they look such an attractive couple together, obviously from an upper class family…..
What a week! With three families receiving some of their family old photos back home….
…..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.
After being able to return the lovely photo of Agnes to a direct descendant a couple of weeks ago, Dick has very kindly sent me more images of the the family
The bride was attired in an ivory charmeuse (Silk) dress, trimmed with French lace and pearls, and carried a sheaf of lilies.