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1491 – The Untold Story of the Americas before Columbus

Launched daily from 9th August 2019 is this fascinating series commemorating the UN International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples. Each episode is free to watch. Once the entire series has been shared via the series Facebook page, it is … Continue reading

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Family Tree Magazine 2019 – Surname Research Series

The September issue of Family Tree Magazine has just been published, and the surname series continues, with us looking at the  fundamental principles of a study, as defined by the Guild of One-Name Studies, the Seven Pillars. I usually put … Continue reading

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Sale Details – Great Tangley Manor, Wonersh – May 1958

Great Tangley Manor Wonersh Surrey Estate Agents Outline Sales Details Magazine Advert  From Country Life, May 1958

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Great Tangley Manor – 1914

Painted by James S Ogilvy

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Guildford High Street circa 1880

This is one of my earliest images of Guildford. Published by the Surrey Photo Company who traded at 32 High Street Guildford. I love the wagon and carriage with the horses. This really is Guildford at yesteryear.

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Puttenham Post Office circa 1951

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Effects after the Storm damage – 2nd August 1906

A comment that came with the postcard suggested that this was the market stalls. My immediate thought was the bike shed area at Guildford Station or the cattle market at Guild.  What do you think?

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Advertising Postcard – Complete mystery! ~ Circa 1919

Having promised myself that I would not buy any more Guildford postcards until I had a firm decision on what to do with the ones I already owned I broke my own promise and bought this one! I know, I … Continue reading

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Wonersh circa 1950

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Open Day at Castle Grounds 1888

This was one of those postcards that I probably paid a little too much for, but I simply had to have it.  A slightly grubby and exhausted example and who would not be after 127 years. Isn’t it just a great … Continue reading

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