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Bethnal Green, Middx. – Indenture of Lease, The Ion Arms ph
Shimpling St. George, Norfolk – church photographs
Dennington – Baptisms Parish Register – Revised layout and corrections
Stert St. James, Wiltshire – church photographs
Thelveton St Andrew, Norfolk – church photographs
Fritton St Catherine, Norfolk – church photographs
Topcroft St Margaret, Norfolk – church photographs

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Yorke’s Union of Honour 1640 – Wiltshire Earls
Bedingham St Andrew, Norfolk – Church photographs
Indenture – Release of Fordingbridge Premises 1834, Mihell to Rawlence
Dennington – Marriage Parish Register – Revised layout and corrections

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Woodton All Saints, Norfolk – Church photographs
Rowde St Matthew, Wiltshire – Church photographs
Wattisfield St Margaret, Suffolk – Church photographs
Finningham St Bartholomew, Suffolk – Church photographs
Hardwick St Margaret, Norfolk – Church photographs
Morningthorpe St John the Baptist, Norfolk – Church photographs

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Linlithgow St. Michael, West Lothian – Photographs
Warkworth St. Lawrence, Nothumb. – Photographs
Stalham, Norfolk – Copyhold surrender by Bond to Scott
Wolsoken, Norfolk – Agreement between Ayre and Silverwood 1796
Tollard Royal St. Peter, Wiltshire – Photographs

Messenger family surname

I was at the preview afternoon at Gaze the Auctioneers (Diss, Norfolk) and came across two boxes of old b&w family photographs. What are they going here I asked myself as I rummaged through one box. Loads of pre WW2 photographs as well. Mostly forenames inscribed on the backs but I did notice Folkestone and photographers of Cheapside, London and Streatham. At last I found two old images with names. Frederick Boughton Messenger and Helen Messenger (nee Moore) and they had a daughter named Violet. A bit of research and on the 1911 census their address was given as The Cottage Christchurch Park Sutton, Carshalton, Surrey. For auction today, estimate value £10-£20. It does not seem much for a family past.