A-Z Challenge 2015
- A – Z Challenge 2015 (10)
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- Postcards (8)
- Stamps (8)
- Surnames (3)
Category Archives: Postcards
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
One of my favourite subject matters on postcards is that of maps.This card is a particular favourite! The Isle of Arran is situated in the Firth of Clyde between the Mull of Kintyre and Ayrshire. Kintyre is the small patch … Continue reading
My 4 x Great Grandfather, George Ellis enlisted in the regiment in the regiment on 28th March 1797 when he was 21 years old. He served 20 years and 48 days before being discharged on 14th May 1817.
Having explored the delights of the stamp shop collecting and feasting on the stamps of yesteryear I also gathered various First Day Covers (FDC) and commemoration postcards. This one is a favourite and forms part of my Guildford and District … Continue reading