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Granny’s postcard collection

When we finally cleared my father’s house I rediscovered my Granny’s postcard collection. Some were in a couple of rather dog-eared albums and others were loose. I remembered playing with them as a child, and my daughter had also looked at them and enjoyed rearranging...

Francis Peck, my great grandfather

Francis was born in Barton le Clay in Bedfordshire and he was baptised in St Nicholas parish church on 16th October 1814. He was the first child of William Peck and his wife Anne (nee Clark).   William and Anne had married in that same church on Christmas Day 1813....

Walter did well in a Naval career

November 2008Memories of a WW2 Soldier A Child’s Story Walter did well in a Naval career Served at Trafalgar Fought in The Crimea An ordinary war Letter to a son Traumatised by war Visit to Flanders Remembrance Day 1971 Awarded the DSO Grandad’s Badges The...