A little while ago, a reader contacted me and said the following:
“I recently purchased a photo album, which contained postcards & photographs of unknown people in the 1930s. I believe the pictures were taken in Jersey as there were many taken of Jersey airport. I would like to include these photos on your Mystery People & Places site.”
It is a great selection of someone’s holiday shots and it would be great to be able to identify the people and places in them! The following 2 photos were definately taken in Jersey:
Jersey Airport has since been renovated, added to and expanded. Maybe you can date this postcard?
Corbiere Lighthouse is still a popular photo spot for both locals and tourists. Is this your ancestor who was either living in Jersey or on holiday at the time?
*** The following photos are of mystery people and places***
The photo of the three buildings on the edge of the beach are unidentified. I am not too sure this is in Jersey.
I do not recognise this location. Hopefully, the great building behind the beach huts maybe familiar to someone reading this blog. Or maybe you recognise the young couple in their swimsuits which date about mid 1930. Click on the following blog to see some other examples of 1930′s swimwear: www.glamoursplash.com
I cannot identify the building in the background. Notice that the young boy behind the group is getting out of a pool. Where is this?
I wonder if these photos are of a family travelling to Jersey for a wedding or something similar?
Many thanks to Richard who sent these photos to me and many more. There will be more posts including his photos to follow.
If you recognise a place or person in any of these photos, please write in and let me know, it would be good to hear from you.