I have found that Robert Sparke Hutchings was the very first Vicar of St Andrew’s Church, Monkton Wyld in 1850
A couple of months ago at a Car Boot sale I came across three old photos in a bag. Having a quick look I could see they were the same lady & with writing on the back, the seller saw me looking & said dismissivly “oh those have […]
In celebration of St Valentine’s day, I’m sharing with you one of my favourite Wedding old photos. …That magical look of love….The Bride & Groom both looking splendid ! The Bride wearing a gorgeous dress & full length veil, with lovely bouquet. The groom is soooo smart too, […]
And among the junk in one box on a stall I found a marriage certificate ! Who would throw that out !
What a super Old Photo !! They look a lovely family, certainly not poor. The children and the parents are all very well dressed. When you turn it over there are names written on the back ! What a bonus ! It says “ L-R My Grandmother, Isabella […]
I love family group photos, and when the name of the family is written on the back..just pure gold for me. Once again I had a very lucky find. I hadn’t realized until I got home, that I had found three old photos from the same family ! […]
UPDATE. 31 Jan 2020. This beautiful photo is now on its way back to family in New South Wales, Australia. Bridport is a lovely market town not far from us, and about a mile from West Bay in Dorset. They have markets there in the streets on a […]