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.
Ramble with a Thrill “Bomber Came Out of the Clouds” A lady who was walking with a friend ...Read More
Raiders Over Kent ------------------ Bombers Chased off by R.A.F. and A.A. Gunners ------------------- Home Guard “Bag” a Dornier ...Read More
A German aeroplane which was brought down in South East England on Sunday 28th July 1940 [source: Bromley ...Read More
This story appeared in the Bromley & District Times newspaper in July 1940, recording the funeral of two ...Read More
Amos D J Friend a member of the Royal Field Artillery. Son of Mr Alfred Friend and brother ...Read More
Horace Alfred Thomas Friend was the son of Mr Alfred Friend and brother to Amos D J Friend ...Read More