Tag Archives: Postcards

Map of Sark, Channel Island

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

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10th (Prince of Wales’s Own Royal) Hussars

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.

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Philatelic Counter at Guildford Post Office on 21st October 1981

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

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Guildford Railway Station

The postcard shown here dates from the early 1920’s and shows the forecourt to the railway station at Guildford. It is certainly the view my maternal Grandparents would have seen around this time. When I was growing up it looked … Continue reading

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