A little bit of history

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Hanna Blackmore, family letters from WW1.

After seeing one of our recent posts on Facebook about our Remembrance day and lighting of the beacon events, Hanna Blackmore sent us a copy of some letters which she thought may be interesting. The letters come from her husbands great great uncle Cory to his sister Ivy in which he mentions Beaford and how [More…]

Eileen Blacklock lived in Hoppers Cottage for 19 years

We found a package nailed down under the floorboards when we had the house rewired. In it was a long block of soap, tooth powder and a few other things including a toothbrush which I have had expertly dated to around 1912 – 1916 and made of bone. WHAT TOMMY LEFT UNDER MY FLOORBOARDS This [More…]