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 1920-1940

Morgan Photos

  • Donald Morgan India Album
  • Morgan Family Album  (1900-1915) (given by Jennifer Beard)
  • Loose photos sent by Jennifer
  • Wedding Album 16 Dec 1950 (x2)
  • Morgan Album (1922-1930) (DJM)
  • Donald Morgan Album (1925-1941) (DJM)
Last updated on 18 February 2024 by JJ Morgan