I find these Wills fascinating and truly a work of art, the writing itself is just so beautiful.
It says “Cicely Burnip’s Daughter. From Thora with love to Bessy.”
Scrolling through Ebay one evening I noticed this absolutely beautiful glass Ambrotype photo, unframed, of a couple, taken I thought probably 1855/60’s
I think from my research so far that these two are Katherine Wilson (Kitty) & Edmund Charles Sear (Charlie)
I have traced as far as Margaret R Fee Smith as a descendant from Frances White & Joseph Hunt
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 ! […]
I am still catching up on scanning of the old photos that I have acquired this summer, lots of them are CDV cards, they are time consuming because I always scan the backs too. Some of the Photographers had wonderful designs, especially if they lived & worked in […]