lost and found

Breathing new life into lost photographs

Month: April, 2013

Uncle Joe

 

 

I bought this postcard at a Car Boot Sale in my home town of Wellington yesterday.

The card reads ” Uncle Joe – Great Pidgeon Flier”

The gentleman I bought the card from seemed to think the family came from Broseley.

Uncle Joe doesn’t look very pleased with the trophies and medals his pigeons won for him!

 

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I’m twenty one to-day

Postcard bought from an antique fair in Stafford with a collection of other photos.

This image was instantly my favourite and the message on the reverse was a bonus:

“I’m twenty one to-day.”

I wonder which of these ladies was celebrating her Birthday?

 

Horndean 1935 Part II

horndean part ii

Another postcard from the boys at Horndean 1935.

The card reads ‘ Horndean 1935, L to R ‘Dave’ Davidson-‘Baron’ Stratford-‘Pony’ Moore-‘Mick’ Macguire (God’s Gift)’.

They wore their trousers high back in the 30’s!

 ‘Pony’ Moore was the only gentleman shown in this image and the cycling shot from a few weeks ago.