Old Newspapers are a wonderful source of information. I have been working with the Bromley and District Times during World War 1 and its aftermath collecting and listing the names of military personnel who have featured in it for my Military Ancestors project.
Through this research I have also gathered fascinating stories, articles and adverts from the time. These I can now bring to you through my website Footsteps to the Past – stories written about the people of the time: by the people of the time.
I hope you enjoy reading them too.
In 1918 the Ministry of Food proved it cared about its nations love of Tea after sending a ...Read More
Blackberries - Children to get 3d. A lb for picking A discussion took place on the subject of ...Read More
With the entry of the American troops, fresh and ready for the fight, in April, 1918 and the ...Read More
It’s always nice to see women receiving awards for their efforts. Here we have Miss Beatrix Batten, Commandant ...Read More
Soldiers on the Front Line often took part in a variety of entertainment and sporting activities to keep up ...Read More
My husband love sardines, so this advert would have appealed to him ...Read More