After he read my blog posts about William and Hannah Hopkins, my brother Dave kindly sent me a few photos that I didn’t know existed.
This one is my great grandmother Minnie Hopkins in the doorway of one of the greengrocers’ shops. Dave said it was the Market Street, Fenton shop, but I think it might [...]
Google Street View came out for Britain a year or two ago and I had great fun looking up various ancestors’ streets.
I spent a happy few evenings virtually walking round Stoke on Trent, where I grew up, and finding the streets (and possibly the actual houses) various ancestors lived in, with the help of [...]