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Wednesday, 4 November 2009

See I told you!!!

A few weeks ago I posted about a stamp that I just had to buy because it reminded me so much of my Great Aunt Gertie of whom I was very very fond. Well just recently I have been having a bit of a spring clean whilst number one daughter has been recuperating form an operation and I came across this photo of Auntie Gertie enjoying an ice-cream on Great Yarmouth sea front, probably in the 1950's, and I just had to share it with you.

The photo is also of my Aunt and Grandad and Nanna, the chap in the darker suit is Uncle Percy, who was obviously on holiday as he was a Station master in Cornwall.

Apart from my aunt (in the middle) in her teens and Gertie in her 60's the rest  would all only be in their middle/late 50's... didn't they look alot older in those days??

Auntie Gertie in stamp form! available from Scrapz


  1. lol yes a very good likeness. What a nice stamp to have as well, to stir up those memories.

  2. I can see the family resemblence Nicks - you look so like her - oops sorry, better go to Specsavers and get new glasses! lol

  3. pmsl great stamp and great photo - Pearcey xx

  4. Blimey, I'd want royalties! Lol! KT

  5. yes, spooky! Wonder if there is one of meout there somewhere lol

  6. Sparkles - we couldn't put up with more than one of you!!! lol Only joking! (((hugs)))

  7. Uncanny! Debs H

  8. Oh that's so funny Nicks she's the spitting image! I love looking at old photos like these, thanks for sharing.

  9. Blimey - too right there's a likeness! No wonder you bought the stamp! Kathy xxx

  10. Nicks it's also my Grandmother to a T, the first time I saw it on an ATC by Jan it gave me quite a turn, she even had the dress and hat.

  11. Nicks these are fantastic

    Thanks for your kind words over

  12. I love it fancy find your Aunt on a stamp
    Fuchsia x

  13. OMGoodness... the likeness is uncannie.. no wonder you had to buy the stamp.. and its a great little frame too :)


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