A-Z Challenge 2015
- A – Z Challenge 2015 (10)
- Books (1)
- General (3)
- Postcards (8)
- Stamps (8)
- Surnames (3)
I have had this postcard a few years. I like map cards and spotted this in with a collection of others whilst in the Channel Islands a few years ago. Advertisements
Today is the anniversary of the Penny Black, and the image shown here is the Google graphic for those who are Googling via http://www.google.co.uk. It was issued on the first of May 1840 and was the first postal adhesive stamp … Continue reading
This was produced by Jersey Post to celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the liberation of the Island of Jersey from German Occupation. I love the quote from Winston Churchill “….And our Dear Channel Islands are also to be freed today”. We … Continue reading
This stamp was produced in the UK in 1980 for the International Stamp Exhibition. For some reason it was always one of my favourites.
Several years ago I was sent this lovely First Day Cover for the Goucher Victory Ship. From limited research it would appear that these ships, were named after Colleges in the US and were used in the main for returning … Continue reading
This lovely building, once a mill still stands, and is now a rather lovely and authentic public house in the rural Surrey village of Elstead. I have an ancestor, Sarah Ellis (nee Hall), born in London who moved to Elstead … Continue reading
This is a favourite and a recently published card. It depicts a Border Terrier enjoying some Christmas spirit!
Whilst it is a little early to be reading about Christmas there are some lovely examples in my own collection!
This was a postcard that I stumbled across that reflects the name of my rather distance ancestors, the Bowring’s who were involved in India for several hundred years. You can see who else is participating in the A – Z … Continue reading