The groom is handsome, the bride is beautiful and don’t they look such an attractive couple together, obviously from an upper class family…..
Thinking of Elizabeth writing her first entry in this Bible on the birth of her first child Ann, just before the new year in 1787, 232 years ago!
I have had the most amazing week, not only are one set of photos back on their way to their families but two!
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.
I was amazed when I opened the battered old suitcase and found eight certificates!
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!!!