Christmas Past in Lady’s magazines 1792 & 1894

Its amazing how times change over the years, this year apart from adding many more Old Photos to my collection, I also added a 1792 The Lady’s Companion to my collection of books. It’s almost falling apart, so has obviously been well read, the spine has almost gone & it’s quite discoloured, but the very…

M.J.E Salisbury & GS Wood Pt 2. Old Photos Collection

UPDATE… as of 9th February 2017 all of these fabulous photos in this collection are now back with their family. The new owner is a direct descendant of George Swinford Wood & Mary Jane Eliza Salisbury, isn’t that wonderful! Following my last Blog about the Salisbury & Wood family…. Link Here Salisbury & Wood Family…

Mary Jane Eliza Salisbury married George Swinford Wood

UPDATE… as of 9th February 2017 all of these fabulous photos in this collection are now back with their family. The new owner is a direct descendant of George Swinford Wood & Mary Jane Eliza Salisbury, isn’t that wonderful! On our September holiday, we went all along the South Coast from Hayling Island to Hythe…

Spiritualism & Ethel Mary Welch

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 all been written on” Just what I…

Thomas Alfred Mead & Florence Ada Ivy Cox

UPDATE…….Another group of my Old Photos returned to their family!  After this message from John in Hampshire on this Blog, we corresponded and I am very pleased to say all these photos are now back with the family they belong to, how they ended up at a Car Boot sale in Dorchester is a mystery,…

Kate Miles, Harold Clark & Sir G & Lady J Wombwell.

When you find an old photo with names on the back, you think instantly..Whoopee !  But it’s not always easy to find a link. I have searched all the possibilities, and there are a lot ! Here’s just one I found on Find My Past.. Harold William Clark married Minnie Catherine Miles on the 24th…

Do you know Isabel Price or Bob & Cis Hayward ??

What a very lovely Cabinet Card photo this is..The lady Isobel Price is so beautifully dressed, and how wonderful to have it dated too ! 1877.  I think the writing on the back says “then Smith after being married” ?? But I’m not at all sure on that..What do you think ? The Italic writing…