4 Tips to Identify Unknown Family Photographs

4 Tips to Identify Unknown Family Photographs

How do I identify my unknown photographs? There are a number of ways to start identifying unidentified family photographs. The process is not quick, but can be very rewarding!

"I miss getting my milk off the doorstep, I miss the glass bottles and putting them back on the doorstep for the milkman.. I miss having to shake them to mix the cream back in and I even miss the blue tits (birds) who would do this!"

"I miss getting my milk off the doorstep, I miss the glass bottles and putting them back on the doorstep for the milkman. I miss having to shake them to mix the cream back in and I even miss the blue tits (birds) who would do

To be skilled in the making of lace meant that an income was assured for life, and the girl or later in marriage, woman, would not be a drain on the local community.   Started by the Huguenots, the lace schools taught the young children very little other than lace making and tiny children paid a fee of about 3d. a week for training.  No numeracy was included, only Bible studies and only a few could sign their names. http://amershamhistory.info/research/cottage-industries-of-bucks/

Bone up on Bobbins : the craft of lace bobbin making - Stuart King

Jolly Bodger Pub Sign, High Wycombe,

The Jolly Bodger

Memorial Stained Glass Window - The Church - Hughenden Manor - Buckinghamshire - England

Memorial Stained Glass Window - The Church - Hughenden Manor - Buckinghamshire - England

A Bodger at work, making a chair leg on a foot powered lathe.

A Bodger at work, making a chair leg on a foot powered lathe.

Twin Towers Wembley Stadium 1923

Taking shape: Labourers hard at work on one of the famous Twin Towers at the original Wembley Stadium in At this point in construction, the rickety wooden structure is indistinguishable from the iconic tall towers it would become

Bodgers were skilled itinerant wood-turners, who worked in the beech woods on the chalk hills of the Chilterns. They cut timber and converted it into chair legs by turning it on a pole lathe, an ancient and very simple tool that uses the spring of a bent sapling to help run it. Their equipment was so easy to move and set up that it was easier to go to the timber and work it there than to transport it to a workshop.

A bodger's camp

A bodger at work.

Chiltern Bodger working in his hovel

High Wycombe Chair Arches (huge arches made from chairs)

Curiously Characterful: British Folk Art at Tate Britain

A Farmyard Near Princes Risborough Print By Samuel Palmer

Samuel Palmer A Farmyard near Princes Risborough print for sale. Shop for Samuel Palmer A Farmyard near Princes Risborough painting and frame at discount price, ships in 24 hours.

Thomas Glenister, Temple Works, High Wycombe

Picture of Thomas Glenister, Temple Works, High Wycombe in High Wycombe, Bucks submitted by local photographers.

Straw plaiters in Wiggington in 1897.

My ancestors were straw plaiters in Hertfordshire at this time. Straw plaiters in Wiggington in

The Heritage of High Wycombe

The Heritage of High Wycombe

Saunderton Railway station, near high Wycombe, Bucks - burnt down by Suffragettes in March 1913

Photo of Station at Saunderton, Eng. Burned by suffragettesBain News MarchReference: Picture Quality: The photo shown above is much sm

Old boy in hut ( Chiltern hills)

Chiltern Bodger working in his hovel

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