Elizabeth NICHOLLS’ letter home to her family – Christmas 1919

In the Willis family archives there is a handwritten letter from my Great Aunt, Elizabeth Nicholls, to her parents. It’s the document which sparked my interest in family history – when was the letter written, where from and who were the people mentioned in it?

Alfred KINGSNORTH’s letter to daughter Susie, March 1891

Study of a letter written by my 2xGreat Grandfather, Alfred Kingsnorth, to his daughters on 10 March 1891 while he was staying with his son in Westbourne, Dorset. His son owned and ran the Beehive Stores on Seamoor Road – a ‘Family Grocer and Provision Merchant’.