One postcard lead to a story of a murdered covenanter who ended his days in a field in Dumfriesshire
A hair brooch, a name and a cross-continental journey. Hester Ann Barfield 1853-1856.
Ernest was a country boy, raised in the fields of Derbyshire, before finding love, achieving a very modern job and dying far too young.
Fire Constable Arthur Wale lost his life aged 46 in the Derham Boot Factory fire of 1906...
Cardboard fans, whether folding or attached to a handle, were a particularly popular means of advertisement from the 1920s-60s.
This week, with the help of some wonderful WWI archive websites, I hope to share a little of the life of the Reverend Timothy Carey.
The life of Agnes Sturgeon has expanded beyond her small, folded memorial.