Category Archives: Great Granny’s album

Ancestor Egg – (not so) Wordless Wednesday

Like Randy Seaver, I’m incapable of doing a Wordless post so I have shamelessly copied his (not so) title, however, I offer you this from Great Granny’s album: I think the lady on the left is Bell Auchmuty and the … Continue reading

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Sepia Saturday picnic with the Hardies

Picnics in Scotland usually require travel rugs, but look at all the equipment Granny (on the right with the lavish bow) and her pals took with them in the late 1920’s! Besides a couple of baskets of food, there are … Continue reading

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Beautiful bride – Wedding Wednesday #genealogy

Left to right – Unknown, Granny, Ian, Alice, Unknown, Frank. Here’s a photo I have – isn’t the Bride gorgeous?  No wonder the Groom looks so happy!  I love her head-dress and she seems to be holding a Bible rather … Continue reading

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Sports Center Saturday – NO SPEEDOS!

OMG – just look at the get-up that this lot are wearing!  Still, they seem to be having a good time despite most likely being in Scotland and having been in the freezing cold water. Those lovely (hand-knitted?) items of … Continue reading

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52 Weeks to Personal Genealogy – Cars

Week 3: Cars.  What was your first car? Describe the make, model and color, but also any memories you have of the vehicle. You can also expand on this topic and describe the car(s) your parents drove and any childhood memories … Continue reading

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Family hedge not family tree?

Another couple of pics from Granny’s photo album – nothing noted on the rear but the photos around them in the album are dated 1928.  Notice how The Guy with the Hat’s legs are buckling under the strain.  The cheeky … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday – Dougal and the Baby Elephant

Following on from my 1920’s groovy cruisers post from Granny’s photo album of 1928-1930, I offer you this.  I have no idea who Dougal may be, or why he might have been in Ceylon in August 1928 – tea trade … Continue reading

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Sepia Saturday – 1928 Cruise RMS Oropesa

This is a previous Sepia Saturday post, but with added NEWS thanks to the kindness of Peter Jones who contacted me with some interesting information – isn’t the internet great? I found these two photos in one of Granny’s albums – … Continue reading

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Sepia Saturday 38 – what’s Auntie holding?

I found this very small photo of my Granny and my Auntie H and could easily make out the Border Terrier, but wondered what Auntie was holding: After scanning and cropping I now see who it is – it’s Jackie … Continue reading

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