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ADX/379: Woosnam Family Photographs


Acc.1055



Ref: ADX/379

Reference: [GB 0212] ADX/379
Title: Photographs of the Woosnam Family of Pontrhydfendigaid
Date(s): c. 1870-1955
Level: Fonds
Extent: 0.013m3

Scope and Content
Photographs of the Woosnam Family, a ‘railway family’ from Pontrhydfendigaid, and others.

1 Couples

1/1. Wedding couple, outdoor portrait, 
n.d. (c.1920s)

1/2. Couple, man sitting woman standing
n.d. (c.1890)

1/3. Portrait of a couple, man sitting on bench woman standing. 
n.d. (c.1890)

1/4. Couple, man in military uniform
n.d. (c.1910)

1/5. Couple, woman sitting man standing. Photography: L and J Suss 25 White Chapel Road London
n.d. (c.1870)

1/6. Couple, indoor photo
n.d. (c.1900)

1/7. Couple standing for indoor photograph
n.d (c.1900?)

1/8. Middle aged couple, indoor photograph
n.d. (c.1890)

1/9. Middle aged couple. Photography: H.H. Davies 26 Pier Street Aberystwyth
n.d. (c.1990?

1/10. Young wedding couple, indoors. Photography: Ernest Carver, Station Road, Bridgend
n.d. (c.1920)


2. Group portraits

2/1. Outdoor portrait, four women and six men.
n d. (c.1910)

2/2. Outdoor portrait, two men, two women, young boy and toddler
n.d. (c.1900)

2/3. Group portrait, indoors including man in army uniform
n.d. (c.1915)

2/4. Wedding party, indoor studio portrait
n.d. (c.1925)

2/5. Wedding party, outdoor portrait
n.d. (c.1925)

2/6. Bridge Street Terrace, showing parade - possibly Band of Hope?
n.d. (c.1890)

2/7 Wedding party leaving chapel, with banner reading "[Hir] oes a llwydiant Dr James a Mrs James" 
n.d. (c.1910)

2/8. Studio portrait of four people and dog. R. Meredith & Son, Trawsfynydd and Bala
n.d. (c.1915)

2/9. Man and four boys in theatrical costumes, outside informal portrait "Dr. Diaculum" [possibly a character from a play c. 1904 "The Doctor's Assistant"] Photography: J. Lemuel Rees, The Studio, Lampeter
n.d. (c.1910)

2/10. Group of small children dressed for a theatrical production, informal outdoor portrait. 
n.d. (c.1910)

2/11. Group of small children  in theatrical or fancy dress costume, with placard "Nursery Rhymes"      
n.d. (c.1910)

2/12. Lampeter War Memorial - with flowers and wreaths at base "Crown House Thursday, Dear Kate We have just returned from Craig-y-parc. Had a very busy time there.Mrs. Evans brought us back so glad you are better, don't forget to send for more medicine when you get home. I shall go to Neath as soon a you send it's no trouble whatever. Give our love to Evan, Vi and little Jean, also self. Love May. Addressed to Miss K. Jones, c/o 20 Clifton Crescent, Aberaman, Aberdare Postmarked Porthcawl 17th September 1931

2/13. Station Terrace, Lampeter
n.d. (c.1910)

2/14. Star Supply Stores, Lampeter, showing the shop front and staff. "Star Supply Stores, Coronation Buildings, College Street, Lampeter, Cards"
n.d. (c.1910)

2/15. Lampeter Fete and Gymkhana, showing members of the brass band and a crowd and pavilion beyond.     "To Mr. D. Enock Jones, L-a-m-p-e-t-e-r "
n.d. (c.1910)

2/16. Group of men in academic dress - possibly Lampeter?
n.d. (c.1920)

2/17. Group of three young men, two seated, one standing, two smoking, indoor formal portrait.
n.d. (c.1910)

2/18. Four young men having an al fresco tea party outside a tent.
n.d. (c.1920)

2/19. Group of three young men, two seated, one standing, indoor formal portrait.
n.d. (c.1920)

2/20. Four young men in suits, boaters and caps, standing on sand in front of rocks.
n.d. (c.1920)

2/21. Eight mature men - seated and standing; formal indoor portrait, possibly a committee
n.d. (c.1920)

2/22. Four men, two seated and two standing apparently engaged in animated conversation - possibly using sign language [?]. Informal studio portrait.
n.d. (c.1920)

2/23. Two young men in suits and caps, one seated, one standing; formal studio portrait
n.d. (c.1920)

2/24. Three young men, one seated (one-armed, smoking pipe) two standing. A. James, Bridge Street, Lampeter
n.d. (c.1920)

2/25. Four mature men in a field, in trilby hats, and three in coats. Outdoor informal portrait
n.d. (c.1920)

2/26. Five seated women in very big hats. Stamped on reverse 27 June 1931 Atelier Jerome

2/27. Five women, seated and standing. Formal interior portrait.
n.d. (1890)

2/28. Man and woman standing by car. Registration only partly visible – possibly DW 745 1927?

2/29. Group/family photography, mother and father sitting and six children standing, outside
n.d. (c.1880?)


3 Military portraits

3/1. Aberystwyth Barracks with group of men in military uniform - possibly Home Guard
n.d. (c.1945)

3/2. Three men in uniform with puttees, formal studio portrait
n.d. (c.1915)

3/3. Young man in uniform, three quarter length formal studio portrait
n.d. (c.1915)

3/4. Young man in uniform, seated formal studio portrait. "J.B.Evans, Bryniorwg  5 Tanerdy, Carmarthen, S. Wales"
n.d. (c.1915)

3/5. Young man in uniform, standing, flanked by two young women in uniform with Red Cross badges, seated, formal studio portrait. Photography: E.T. Vanderbilt, 12 James St. & 67 Church Street, Liverpool
n.d. (c.1915)

3/6. Young woman in nurse's uniform "To friend Davies in remembrance of the "nightnurse". Nora Buckley". London Portrait Co. Ltd. 107 Regent St. W. &branches
n.d. (c.1915)

3/7. Three young men in uniform, formal outdoor portrait. "J.B. Evans, Bryniorwg, 5 Tanerdy, Carmarthen, S. Wales "
n.d. (c.1915)

3/8. Young man in uniform, seated formal studio portrait. "What do you think of the physiog on the other side. Quite a different rig out to the clerical one. How are you all this long time although I don’t write I often think of you all, yrs etc. Rees Perrott. Bdr Perrott 171742 2 Kent R.G.A.T. Martello Tower, Isle of Grain, Kent" Date stamped 7 January 1918 "Stickybacks" 129 High Street, Chatham

3/9. Young man in uniform, full length formal studio portrait. Photography: Dura Studios Ltd.
n.d. (c.1915)

3/10. Young man in uniform smoking a cigarette, seated formal portrait
n.d. (c.1915)

3/11. Young man in military uniform, seated formal studio portrait.
n.d. (c.1915)

3/12. Young man in military uniform, with solar topee, formal studio portrait with painted view of pyramids and palm trees as backdrop.
n.d. (c.1915)


4 Adults and children

4/1. Small boy, baby and nursemaid
n.d. (c.1920)

4/2. Mother and child, outdoor portrait. Photography: Gwalia Studio, 44 Castle Square, Swansea
n.d. (c.1890)

4/3. Parents (man in uniform) and baby. Photography: Crown Studios, 2 Commercial Street, Newport, Mon. 
n.d. (c.1915)

4/4. Mother and daughter (outdoor portrait)
n.d. (c.1915)

4/5. Mother (stout!) and two children, outdoor portrait
n.d. (c.1890)

4/6. Grim nursemaid and baby, indoor portrait
n.d. (c.1890)

4/7. Two women with baby, indoor portrait. "Lots of love, Isabelle Henrietta [?]"
n.d. (c.1900)

4/8. Father and child with ornately dressed doll, indoor portrait. Photography: Nolton Studio, Bridgend
n.d. (c.1880)

4/9. Mother and small child, indoor studio portrait
n.d. (c.1900)

4/10. Mother and small child, indoor studio portrait
n.d. (c.1910)

4/11. Mother and baby, indoor studio portrait. Photography:Edwin Lott, Bridgend
n.d. (c.1880)

4/12. Grandparents [?] with toddler, indoor studio portrait
n.d. (c.1890)

4/13. Parents with small boy and baby, indoor studio portrait. Photography: A. & G. Taylor, Cardiff, Pontypridd, Bridgend and Merthyr
n.d. (c.1890)

4/14. Family portrait - minister, women and small boy in sailor suit. 
n.d. (c.1910)

4/15. Mother and child - informal outdoor portrait
n.d. (c.1900)

4/16. Mother and two children, all dressed in white, informal outdoor portrait
n.d. (c.1890)

4/17. Mother and daughter, indoor formal portrait
n.d. (c.1890)

4/18. Two women, informal indoor portrait.
n.d. (1900)


5 Portraits of children

5/1. Boy, about twelve years old, in suit with plus fours, formal studio portrait.
n.d. (c.1890)

5/2. Young boy, head and shoulders, formal studio portrait. H.H. Davies, Pier Street, Aberystwyth
n.d. (c.1890)

5/3. Young boy cross-legged on beach with spade, in front of sand sculpture bearing inscription (in pebbles) "Winner Daily Mail World's Record Net Sale Over 1350000". W. Jenkins Aberystwyth
n.d. (c.1930)

5/4. Small girl with ringlets, seated on table. Informal studio portrait. "With best love from Ray". Culliford, Aberystwyth
n.d. (c.1925)

5/5. Young man, head and shoulders, formal studio portrait. Photography: H.H. Davies & Son, Aberystwyth
n.d. (c.1920)

5/6. Two small children, boy and girl, formal studio portrait. Photography: Dura Ltd.
n.d. (c.1900)

5/7. Small boy in velvet suit, with small baby on fur rug. "Wishing you all a Merry Xmas and a Happy New Year from Megan and Glanville". Photography: Dura Ltd.
n.d. (c.1890)

5/8. Small boy with seated fluffy dog. Outdoor informal portrait. "Compliments of the season from Roy"
n.d. (c.1920)

5/9. Small girl, button up boots, ribbons in hair, seated on rustic chair. "With the best compliments of the Season 1912"
c.1912

5/10. Small boy, head and shoulders; formal studio portrait. Photography: Ernest Carver Bridgend
n.d. (c.1900)

5/11. Two young men, one seated one standing, formal studio portrait. Photography: A.James, Bridge Street, Lampeter
n.d. (c.1910)

5/12. Two young men, head and shoulders, formal studio portrait.
n.d. (c.1900)


6 Portraits of babies

6/1. Young baby in white gown on fur blanket. Photography: The American Art Studios, Arcade, Ammanford
n.d. (c.1920)

6/2. Child of about six months on sofa, formal studio portrait.
n.d. (c.1910)

6/3. Baby in decorative vest with splendid quiff, formal studio portrait. "Kindest regards from G. Canvill". Photography: Ernest Carver, Bridgend
n.d. (c.1920)

6/4. Baby in white gown seated on chair, formal studio portrait. "With Dewi's love, To the family, Mother wants to know what you think of him"
n.d. (c.1910)

6/5. Baby in white broderie anglaise gown, formal studio portrait
n.d. (c.1915)

6/6. Toddler in ornate white gown, standing supported on chair, formal studio portrait
n.d. (c.1910)

6/7. Baby reclining on couch in knitted outfit, formal studio portrait. Photography: Ernest Carver, Bridgend
n.d. (c.1910)

6/8. Small boy in pale suit and patent leather shoes.
c.1861

6/9. Small girl in two piece suit with big buttons, handbag and bonnet. Photography: E Lott Nolton Studio Bridgend
n.d. (c.1890)


7 Portraits of women

7/1. Young woman in floral dress, formal studio portrait
n.d. (c.1925)

7/2. Young woman with hat and parasol, formal studio portrait. Photography: Chapman, Swansea
n.d. (c.1920)

7/3. Young woman, head and shoulders, formal studio portrait, tinted. Photography: H.H. Davies & son, Pier Street, Aberystwyth
n.d. (c.1920)

7/4. Young woman, head and shoulders, formal studio portrait, tinted. "Yours very sincerely Lil"
n.d. (c.1920)

7/5. Smiling young woman, head and shoulders, formal studio portrait. "Love May". Photography: Ernest Carver, Station Road, Bridgend
n.d. (c.1920)

7/6. Exotic young woman head and shoulders, formal studio portrait, with chrysanthemums
n.d. (c.1920)

7/7. Young woman, seated, formal studio portrait (holding a book entitled "What you can do with a Kodak")
n.d. (c.1920)

7/8. Elderly woman, seated, formal studio portrait. Photography: H.H. Davies & son, Pier Street, Aberystwyth
n.d. (c.1880)

7/9. Young woman, head and shoulders, formal studio portrait. Photography: H. Howell, Lampeter
n.d. (c.1890)

7/10. Young woman, full length formal studio portrait. "Yours sincerely, Nan". H.H. Davies, Photographer, Aberystwyth
n.d. (c.1890)

7/11. Young woman, head and shoulders, formal studio portrait. "With best wishes for Xmas 1917"
1917

7/12. Young woman seated with bunch of flowers, formal studio portrait. Photography: Richards, Castle Street, Swansea
n.d. (c.1900)

7/13. Woman with dog, both seated on rustic bench, formal studio portrait. Photography: Henry Howell, College Street, Lampeter and at Carmarthen
n.d. (c.1890)

7/14. Young woman wearing "flapper" dress, seated, formal studio portrait. Photography: H.H. Davies & son, Pier Street, Aberystwyth
n.d. (c.1930)

7/15. Young woman, head and shoulders, formal studio portrait. Brooke, New Quay, Cards.
n.d. (c.1920)

7/16. Young woman seated, formal studio portrait. Photography: J. Lemuel Rees, The Central Studio, Lampeter
n.d. (c.1910)

7/17. Middle aged woman, seated outdoor portrait (apparently taken from a larger group photograph)
n.d. (c.1900)

7/18. Young woman with hat, head and shoulders, formal studio portrait
Culliford, Aberystwyth
n.d. (c.1915)

7/19. Young woman head and shoulders, formal studio portrait. "Yours sincerely, May". Jack Lewis, 12 High Street, Swansea
n.d. (c.1915)

7/20. Young woman looking studiously at a flower, head and shoulders formal studio portrait
n.d. (c.1900)

7/21. Woman,  head and shoulders, formal studio portrait. Photography: B.C. Paice, Windsor
n.d. (c.1890)

7/22. Elderly woman, seated with book, formal studio portrait. Photography: Howell and Adams, The Studio, Carmarthen
n.d. (c.1880)

7/23. Young woman, three quarter length, formal studio portrait. Photography: A. & G. Taylor, Duke Street, Cardiff
n.d. (c.1890)

7/24. Woman, head and shoulders, formal studio portrait. Photography: John Owen, Newtown, North Wales
n.d. (c.1890)

7/25. Young woman with flowers, three quarter length, formal studio portrait. Photography: Dura Portraits
n.d. (c.1890)

7/26. Young woman seated with dog on lap, informal outdoor portrait
n.d. (c.1910)

7/27. Young woman with locket showing photograph of elderly man, head and shoulders, formal studio portrait. Photography: Dura, portrait specialist
n.d. (c.1900)

7/28. Two women, seated. Semi-formal indoor portrait
n.d. (c.1910)

7/29. Two women, seated and standing. Semi-formal indoor portrait.
n.d. (c.1910)

7/30. Two women, possibly mother and daughter, formal interior portrait. Photography:George Glanville, 1 & 2 The Broadway, Tunbridge Wells
n.d. (c.1890)

7/31. Young woman, head and shoulders, formal studio portrait. Photography: Dura Ltd.
n.d. (c.1920)

7/32. Middle aged woman, head and shoulders, formal studio portrait
n.d. (c.1900)

7/33. Woman, head and shoulders, formal studio portrait
n.d. (c.1900)

7/34. Woman, head and shoulders, formal studio portrait
n.d. (c.1890)

7/35. Young woman seated, formal studio portrait
n.d. (c.1930)

7/36. Young woman, head and shoulders, formal studio portrait
n.d. (c.1915)

7/37. Young woman, head and shoulders, formal studio portrait
n.d. (c.1910)

7/38. Middle aged woman, head and shoulders, formal studio portrait
n.d. (c.1900)

7/39. Woman, head and shoulders, formal studio portrait, Photography: Hellis and Sons, London
n.d. (c.1900)

7/40. Portrait of an old woman stood outside next to a chair
n.d. (c.1890)

7/41. Portrait of an older woman stood indoors holding a book, formal. Photography: T. Forrest and Sons, Pontypridd
n.d. (c.1980?)


8 Portraits of Men

8/1. Young man, seated formal portrait. "Dear Eunice, Just a line hoping you are all enjoying the best of health as we are all in the pink. I am sending you this photo hoping you will like it. Remember me to David John. Glad to say Mary Ann is married fortnight last Sunday in church, and they have gone to live to a house of their own, it was a very quite [sic] wedding, no fun at all. No more now write back soon I remain, your old friend, Jack Owen x. don't be long before coming down. Photography: H. Mortimer Allen, Tenby
n.d. (c.1910)

8/2. Young man in theological  costume, formal studio portrait. "Mr. Camber Williams" ("Sarah Davies" on reverse)
n.d. (c.1890)

8/3. Young man with cap and moustache, head and shoulders, formal portrait
n.d. (c.1920)

8/4. Young man in Manchester and Milford Railway uniform, indoor full-length formal studio portrait. Photography: Henry Howell, Lampeter and Carmarthen
n.d. (c.1890)

8/5. Seated man in official (mayoral?) dress captioned "John Rowland" printed on bottom of photograph.
n.d. (c.1910)

8/6. Young man three quarter length formal studio portrait. Photography: Edwin Lott, Nolton Studio, Bridgend
n.d. (c.1890)


8/7. Young man, seated with book, formal studio portrait. Photography: Hughes, 67 High Street, Portmadoc
n.d. (c.1890)

8/8. Middle-aged man with magnificent moustache, seated studio portrait
n.d. (c.1915)

8/9. Young man, head and shoulders, formal studio portrait. Photography: Dura, Portrait Specialist
n.d. (c.1910)

8/10. Elderly man with beard, seated formal studio portrait. Photography: E. Lott, Nolton Studio, Bridgend
n.d. (c.1890)

8/11. Middle aged man with moustache, head and shoulders, formal studio portrait. Photography: Henry Howell, Lampeter & at Carmarthen
n.d. (c.1890)

8/12. Young man with waxed moustache, head and shoulders formal studio portrait. Photography: A. & G. Taylor, Cardiff, Pontypridd, Bridgend and Merthyr
n.d. (c.1890)

8/13. Young man, head and shoulders formal studio portrait. Photography: Chas. H. Young, Dolgelly, Towyn and Aberdovey, N.W.
n.d. (c.1890)

8/14. Young man, head and shoulders formal studio portrait. "Glyn" Interesting cartoon cats tie-pin - probaby Felix the cat. Photography: A.G. Taylor, 59 Queen Street, Cardiff
n.d. (c.1925)

8/15. Young man, head and shoulders formal studio portrait. Photography: J.R. Hughes, Portmadoc
n.d. (c.1890)

8/16. Young man, seated, formal studio portrait. 
n.d. (c.1920)

8/17. Young man, full length portrait with boater and cane.
n.d. (c.1920)

8/18. Elderly man with beard, head and shoulders formal studio portrait. "Mrs. Ingram, Dr. Lloyd, Alma Road, Winds[or]". Photography: E.R. Gyde, Aberystwith [2 copies]
n.d. (c.1880)

8/19. Young man dressed as cowboy, with pistol, studio portrait
n.d. (c.1910)

8/20. Young man head and shoulders formal studio portrait. Photography: J.W. Gorsuch, Upper Holloway, London N.
n.d. (c.1890)

8/21. Young man head and shoulders formal studio portrait
n.d. (c.1910)

8/22. Young man head and shoulders formal studio portrait. Photography: D.J. Davies Lampeter
n.d. (c.1920)

8/23. Carriage (presumably horse-drawn) containing two young men dressed as women, with interested onlookers. Probably Aberystwyth Carnival or Rag week. W. Jenkins, photographer, Aberystwyth
n.d. (c.1920)

8/24. Horse drawn dray of David Roberts and Sons, The Brewery, Aberystwyth with young man dressed as "toff", probably part of carnival. W. Jenkins, photographer, Aberystwyth
n.d. (c.1920)

8/25. Portrait of a man, bow tie, head and shoulders. Photography: Ernest Carver, Bridgend
n.d. (c.1920)

8/26. Portrait of an older man stood indoors next to table which has a top hat and plant on, formal. Photography: T. Forrest and Sons, Pontypridd
n.d. (c.1980?)


9 Transport

9/1. Bus accident - showing a bus plunged nose-first down an embankment towards a railway line, with a small crowd of male onlookers. Location unidentified. 

9/2. Another view of the same. 

9/3. Charabanc (Daimler, EJ 913 and therefore a Cardiganshire registered vehicle) named Florence, laden with passengers.
n.d. (c.1915?)

9/4. Charabanc full of passengers: Reads Ltd. Motor Tours on side of vehicle
n.d. (c.1915)

9/5. Car outside houses, with two young men in the front seats.

9/6. Young man in GWR [?] uniform with railwayman’s lamps outside a station building, location unidentified. Photography: Alf James, Teifi Studio, Bridge Street, Lampeter
n.d. (c.1920)

9/7. Group of men in Manchester and Milford Railway uniforms outside an unidentified station building.
n.d.

9/8. Railway engine in a small station, with a small group of onlookers. Location unidentified.
n.d.

9/9. Group of men, seated and standing; some in GWR (Great Western Railway) uniform, including one with Station Master's cap.
n.d. 

9/10. A man in railway uniform stood in front of Aberayron Junction Signal Box. ALF Photography: James, Teify Studio, Bridge St., Lampeter
n.d.

9/10. A programme and souvenir of the Bazar, held at the Royal Pavillion, from Tuesday 19 September to Thursday 21 September 1911. The event was organised by the Parish of Saint Michael and All Angels with all funds raised going to the fund to build a new church hall. This includes information about the church and about events that were organised for this occasion
1911

9/11. Newspaper cuttings about the death of Hitler, one dated Monday 10 October 1955, Heinz Linge claims to have been the last person to have seen Hitler alive and had helped to burn his body. Western Mail
1955
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