Old Photos

The collection of old nineteenth and early twentieth century photographs is extensive and some are not easily identifiable. Photos are most easily available by selecting the topic Photos in the topic menu.

The books, albums and numerous loose photos divide up as follows.

Evans Family in Tettenhall

Florence Eliza Marten’s Collection 1870s and 1880s

Molly and Wilmot Evans Photos 1890-1916

  • Molly Evans Postcard Album, 1898-1908
  • Photos taken in around The Lawn, Hagley and neighbours
    • Daisy Hatton
    • Hal Barlow
    • Aimee Wilson (French girl)
    • Bertie Grosvenor
  • Photos from Shrewsbury School
    • Rowing Portraits
    • ‘Chimp’ Dashwood
  • ‘Fritz’ Dobbs, Dublin fusiliers
  • Randle Mathews family, Kinver 1908
  • Military Photos of South Staffordshires – Gibraltar etc
    • Individual Officers loose portraits

Downing Photos – Hagley and Birmingham 1890s

  • Mulgrave Castle School
    • Loose Sporting photos
  • Public Schools Battalion
    • Postcard Collection
    • Miss Drew
  • Elm Lodge and neighbours
    • Carrie and Arthur Herbert
    • Eleanor Welch
    • Kathleen Webster
    • Miss O’Connell
  • Auntie Ida and Uncle Tom and Llandudno
  • Collection of photos of Fanny Downing, her mother, sister etc (from Sally Mellersh, daughter of Tom Kendrick)

Downing Photo Albums

  • Mary Downing Maroon Leather Album – largely unannotated c1900
  • Mary Downing Large Black Album – Llanbrynmair, trip to Holland 1906-1912
  • Small Green Album – photographs taken at Llanbrynmair May 1907 – with love from Ida
  • Large Brown Album – large photos of Shooting Parties at Beacon Lodge, c1910
  • Small Pocket Brown Album – Beacon Lodge & Surroundings, 1920s
  • Noel Downing Album – Mulgrave, Elm Lodge
  • Small Pocket Album

Noel and Molly Downing and family

  • Pocket wedding photos July 1919 – amateur
  • Annotated (by Molly) Photo album in Juliet’s possession
  • Portraits of children – Pamela, Hazel and Jill, 1920s
  • Small Pocket Album (Juliet) mainly Beacon Lodge
  • Loose photos of holidays etc
    • Pam’s trip to France 1938

New Zealand Photos from Charles Evans 1897

  • ?Alpha Evans (Molly Downing’s writing and question mark)
  • Theta Evans
  • One storey house and tennis court – January 1 1897
  • Front view of same house – January 1 1897
  • Large photo of same house by J Macquarters studio of Gisborne
  • Garden group with tennis rackets – nothing on back

Photos from Charles Hellier Evans Australia/NZ 1920-1935

  • Lady with baby in front of car dated 11/2/23 description of the car on reverse! (Prob Vera and Scott?)
  • Same lady with baby dated 11/2/23 – no comment (no car)
  • Scott on Bonny at Harleys (6 yr old on pony)
  • The camp at Cugen NSW Oct 1926
  • Scott and Michael (Frank’s boy)
  • Vera at Thetas
  • Dudley and Annie
  • At Sigmas place Gisborne (June, Hellier, Sigma, Scott, Bryan (Sigs boy), Beryl, Jocelyn (Thetas eldest)
  • Theta in her garden at Gisborne
  • At Rotorua Vera,Scott and CHE
  • My house at Clayfield Brisbane – the garage and all fencing were erected by ME
  • Himself
  • Myself and the son taken in the garden of our flat on ANZAC day 25 April 1931
  • Scott and one of his ancestors at Rotorua NZ
  • Jeannette (Thetas youngest)
  • CHE and Scott Melbourne, Vic 25/8/35
  • Vera taken in Thetas garden
  • Vera and Scott at Thetas
  • Dennis and Kitty Pearse (Alphas children) Sep 1928
  • Annie Evans (Dudleys wife) June, Barbara, Dad ,Annie and Scott
  • 8 Evans at “Pohaturoa” NZ (Olivers place) Dudley, Phil, Keith, Skip, Frank, Oliver, Geoff and Hellier
  • View of our back garden- broad beans on left next to garage
  • My small Christopher aged 7

Morgan Photos

Last updated on 21 June 2022 by JJ Morgan