A day out in Dorset for Great Aunt Joy and her mum; Continue reading Wordless Wednesday – Around Dorset
I found this photo of Mr Grice in one of my Great Aunt Joy’s albums and thought he looked like an interesting character. I have managed to find a little bit about him – so this won’t be a particularly wordless post! I know the photo was taken in either Bournemouth or Poole, so I searched for the surname Grice in those areas of Hampshire … Continue reading (Not So) Wordless Wednesday – Mr Grice
Quite some years ago my Great Aunt Joy gave me a gorgeous Nottingham lace bedspread that had been designed by her Grandfather, William Bucknall (1861-1937). Joy thought it had been made for display at a London exhibition, but was unsure of any details and I haven’t yet been able to place it. I’ve since found out about as much as I can about him, all … Continue reading Wordless Wednesday – Grandpa Bucknall
My Great Aunt Joy’s sporting exploits . . . Continue reading Wordless Wednesday … Sporting Times!
A selection of photos from my Great Aunt Joy’s albums – all related to the Second World War. Again, sadly, I don’t know who they are. Continue reading Wordless Wednesday … During World War Two
There’s a few photos of this lovely little girl in Great Aunt Joy’s albums. From what I can find, I think she was born Joyce J Wood in Dorset in the first quarter of 1937. I’ve found a possible marriage for her, to James A Wescott in the third quarter of 1955. Most likely Moira and Sylvia Holland. I haven’t been able to find their … Continue reading Wordless Wednesday – Great Aunt Joy’s Youngest Friends …
Featuring my Great Aunt Joy’s dog, Chummy. Dating from the late 1930s – he’s gorgeous! Continue reading Wordless Wednesday – Chummy the Doggo
Using props in photos is nothing new! This is my Great Aunt Joy making good use of a boat at the seaside – Branksome Chine in Dorset in 1937 Continue reading Wordless Wednesday – Photo Props