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Puttenham Post Office circa 1951

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The Jolly Farmer, Puttenham circa 1909

A postally used card sent to a family member, complete with ink stains! Produced by Alfred Challen, Compton

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The Jolly Farmer, Puttenham circa 1900

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Happy Birthday Granny – Annie Prudence Butcher (1879 – 1972)

Today would have been my Great Grandmother’s, Annie Prudence Butcher (nee Harris) 116th birthday. I knew her as Granny, and later as I began my research I affectionately called her APH. My cousins knew her as Big Gran, because their … Continue reading

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Remembrance Day Photo Collage – Day Seven

This photograph was taken on a really grey and miserable autumn day about 20 years ago. It is the War Memorial at Elstead in Surrey, about 2 miles from Puttenham where the majority of my Great Grandmother’s family hailed from. … 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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Where it all started….

This morning, whilst working on something else, I had cause to pull out this Census image. It was this very image that made me really pursue my interest in my maternal family history.  Image courtesy of Ancestry – RG11/780/6 Puttenham … Continue reading

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Puttenham Street 1914

This is a recent addition to the study and given to me as a present. This is an original print from “A Pilgrimage in Surrey”, by James S. Ogilvy; Published by George Routledge & Sons, London in 1914

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Puttenham in Early April 1993

Described as near Puttenham. This is a photograph of a water colour that I own. Painted by local artist, Jean M Blair in 1993

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The Jolly Farmer Inn at Puttenham

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