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.
James Williams was the son of Mr & Mrs F Williams and brother to Mr W Williams who was ...Read More
This advert, to help combat waste in the kitchen, featured in the Bromley & District Times newspaper on ...Read More
Private Frederick Ayles was an old boy of Aylesbury Road School. His mother (a widow) lived on Simpson ...Read More
Son of William Henry and Eliza King, of 17 New England Road, Brighton, King was a Bromley postman ...Read More
The onslaught continued into September 1940. This article appeared in the Bromley & District Times newspaper. Fine Work ...Read More
This is Private T. Smith who served in the First World War. I want to link him to ...Read More