Tag Archives: Guildford

A-Z Challenge – Book of Me – A is for Analysis

As a family historian it is vital to analysis the information we discover. It is not enough to look at the information once, and that process should be a consistent theme as we research. Just because we read something does … Continue reading

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Sepia Saturday 212 ~ Snow Abound

We have been lucky so far this winter. It has been very wet rather than snowy. Personally I would rather have it cold that wet. Either way, here is a look back at yesteryear! This is from my Guildford & … Continue reading

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Share a Memory Contest with Dear Myrt

Dear Myrt +DearMYRTLE is hosting the 2nd share a memory contest.. If you want to hear about the contest. The watch this week’s Monday with Myrt – the details are at the top of the hour. Here is the video – be … Continue reading

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Sepia Saturday 205 – They are Good Sports in Surrey!

This week on Saturday Sepia I am going to go along with the sports theme. By coincidence I had an email yesterday that talked about the Ellis family of Elstead in Surrey and several other associated names. This morning whilst … Continue reading

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Remembrance Day Photo Collage – Day Six

This post is about my 4th Great Grandfather George Ellis. He has lead me on quite a journey! George Ellis was baptised on 12 June 1774 at Holy Trinity Church in Guildford Surrey, the son of James Ellis and Elizabeth … Continue reading

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Wedding Wednesday – Frederick William Wait & Bertha Agnes Turner 1917

So, Who was Fred?….. This was a question that I strove to answer back in December 2011 when I showed this picture on Guildford & District Blog A search of the Marriages for a B Turner in Guildford 1916+ to … Continue reading

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Sepia Saturday 184

This week’s prompt falls upon the anniversary of Louis Pasteur successfully treating a boy with the rabies vaccine. As I type this we celebrate the 65th birthday of the National Health Service and therefore it seems fitting to start this … Continue reading

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Sepia Saturday 168

Having a mooch around my Guildford collection postcards. This first picture is of St Catherine’s school in Bramley and taken around 1905. This postcard is after the effects of the storm in August 1906 Now in my original notes I … Continue reading

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Sepia Saturday – 163 Snow

The moment I saw that this week’s prompt was snow I  knew that I had to use this photo. This is from my Guildford and District collection. It is a photograph of Farnham Road at Guildford which was the main … Continue reading

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Sepia Saturday 161

This week I am sharing one of my favourite images from my Guildford collection. It is an early picture, dating to 1880 and is of the cattle market at Guildford, which was in 1880 situated in North Street. At some … Continue reading

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