1851 Letter Messrs Howcliffe & Son, Stogumber, Taunton

7 November 1851 To Mrs Tripp? Dear Madam We are much obliged by your favour of the 5th visit and greatly regret that W Rowcliffe must go to London on Monday, and will be engaged there all that week and part of the next. WCER? will however be most happy to wait on you onContinue reading “1851 Letter Messrs Howcliffe & Son, Stogumber, Taunton”

Miss Annie Lavender 1911 Leeds, Yorkshire

Postcard of Whitmore Bay, Barry posted on 2nd February 1911 from Barry. Dorisbrook, Barry 2.2.1911 Dear Annie I got the pen, papers and also your nice P.C. Come over here and bring Alice & Annie & Eva. You could do a nice paddle here, better than the River Aire. Next address c/o Grand Canary CoalContinue reading “Miss Annie Lavender 1911 Leeds, Yorkshire”

John D D Young, Newcastle on Tyne, 1859

I was around 15 when I came across this very special item, the first “special branches treasure” if you like. It was in the late 1980s and this medal was found at the back of a cupboard in a house in south Leeds, Yorkshire, England. It was awarded to John D D Young, Stage 6A, NewcastleContinue reading “John D D Young, Newcastle on Tyne, 1859”