Tag Archives: Sepia Saturday

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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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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Sepia Saturday – 203

For this week’s visionary prompt of standing in doorways, I thought I would share this image The picture is of my Great, Great Grandparents Henry Harris (1843-1929) and Caroline Harris nee Ellis (1844 -1935). This photograph was taken on the … Continue reading

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Sepia Saturday – 202

There was something about the prompt photograph that reminded me of a photograph of my Grandfather’s Uncle. In this photograph, Walter Butcher is standing in the fields at Wanborough with another labourer tending to the land. Walter Butcher was born … Continue reading

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Sepia Saturday 186 – George Butcher 1908 – 1974

The prompt for this week is Boadecea. I have chosen the battle and uniform theme as it ties in rather nicely with this photograph, which I know I have shown before. Today, commemorates the death of my Grandfather, George Butcher. … 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 183

Just a quick entry this week. Not too far from us is the tourist site of Kents Cavern. According to their website, the caves have been tempting explorers since 1571. Despite being a mere 7 miles from us I have … Continue reading

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Sepia Saturday 182 –

As I looked at this week’s prompt I had thoughts of my family. My Grandfather and his love of having a flutter and being quite a grump if his horse didn’t win! I pondered this morning why it was that … Continue reading

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Sepia Saturday – 181

The theme for this week is adornments. I didn’t really have anything that sprung to mind. Then I thought I might think a bit outside the box this week. If you read my blog, you will know that earlier in … Continue reading

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Sepia Saturday 179 – Fairgrounds

Whenever my Grandmother was being a bit awkward or contrary my Grandfather would say, “oh, its the gypsy in you Lil”I often wondered if there was perhaps any truth in the statement and my Grandmother’s skin, certainly on her forearms … Continue reading

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