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Sepia Saturday

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Sepia Saturday – Coronation Party Baby

2012 is the year of the Golden Jubilee of Queen Elizabeth II, and there have been celebrations around the country. Our street party was rained on, and eventually we had to retire to the church hall for our food and entertainment, but a good time was had by all. This photo is of our Coronation … Continue reading

Sepia Saturday – Pleasure Beach Prizes

Apart from a couple of dogs, the nearest I can get to this weeks topic are these Blackpool rabbits. Here’s my maternal grandfather, Henry Coates, ¬†(back left) with three pals on an outing to Blackpool Pleasure Beach. My mother’s family are from Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, and Blackpool was their nearest resort. “Wakes Week” was spent there … Continue reading

Sepia Saturday – Not Quite Tennis

Not exactly tennis, but this is my paternal grandfather (front left), with his darts team. I don’t know the date, but he was born in 1893, so this is probably about 1913. He was born in Camberwell Road, Peckham in London, and married in Wimbledon so the connection isn’t so tenuous! ¬†After his marriage he … Continue reading