Here we see HRH Princess Louise of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, Duchess of Fife with her two daughters HH Princess Maud of Fife and HH Princess Alexandra of Fife, taken in 1911 a year before the death of their husband and father the Duke of Fife. Advertisements
This rather dapper looking gentleman with the top hat is Alexander William George Duff, sixth Earl of Fide whom was created first Duke of Fide two days after his wedding to Princess Louise of Wales on 27th July 1889, she was the daughter of the then Prince of Wales and future King Edward VII of … More Earl, Duke & Son-in-law to a King
Here we see Aberavon Rugby Football club after victory against a Cork team whilst on a tour of Ireland taken April 13th 1909, one of these men in the picture is a second cousin of my 3x great Grandmother Willy Jones was captain of the club for many years.
A unnamed British served in The Honourable Artillery Company during the great war.
Here we have another photograph of an unnamed soldier who served in the first world war, this man served in the East Kent Regiment (The Buffs).
An unknown British soldier of the Cheshire Regiment taken during the first World War, this young man’s fate is not know an as his name isn’t known sadly.
Again from my home town of Aberavon in South Wales this is Water Street taken in the 1910s the street is not far from where I live in fact and at this time my family were living in this street so it is very probable that one of these nameless people are my relations.
Another from my home town Aberavon Rugby team taken in the year 1920.
One now from my home town of Aberavon in Wales, Aberavon Beach in the 1910s, it looks very different today but I prefer this one.
Some illustrations to demonstrate what kinds of food would grace the dining tables of the wealthy during the Recency era.