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General Everyday Clothing

1910
25th Wedding Anniversary. Submitted by Katarzyna
This photo shows the younger ladies wearing simple skirts and blouses. Often they were worn with a straw boater or wide brimmed hats for very special occasions. I think Grandma was left back in the 1890's!!
1910
Submitted by Jules Smith
Notice the exposed neck instead of the high necked blouses favoured around that time.
C1910
Submitted by Kathsgirl.48
James Pollard born Apr 1889 in Dublin city Ireland.

I'm guessing that he was aged about 21 when this photo was taken.

1910
Submitted by Jill on the A272
"Best wishes Christmas 1910" was written on the back of this card.
1910-1915
Submitted by Jen~Ealogy
My great aunt Pheobe with one of her 6 children. Taken between 1910 and 1915.
c1911
Joseph & his wife Molly. Submitted by Kathsgirl.48
Joseph is living with his sister and brother in Law in Drumcondra, Dublin on the 1911 Ireland census aged 24
c1911
Family Group. Submitted by Stella
Five generations from my mother's side.

Seated with the beard is my mother's Gt grandfather Frederick Charles Tyzack, on his left his daughter Mary Ann Clarkson (née Tyzack), on his right Laura Cecelia Clarkson - Mary's daughter, standing is Laura's daughter Emma Briggs and the baby is Emma's son Robert Briggs. Taken around 1911.


c1912
A Lancashire Weaver & Family. Submitted by Jill on the A272.
They have dressed in their best clothes for the photographer. The mother's hairstyle is given volume by the means of pads usually made of horsehair and often known as "rats".
1913
Steel family. Skirts and Blouses. Submitted by Jill on the A272
The seated, older lady favours a more structured blouse with a high collar while her stepdaughters favour soft collars and a less corseted look. Harty (right) has a more masculine style, her tie has a tiepin with an "H", she also wears a wristwatch.
1913
Steel Family. Blouses. Submitted by Jill on the A272
The eldest sister (left) keeps a high collar while her younger sisters prefer lower collars.
1913
Young Lady with Her Mother. Submitted by Tom Tom
Note that the mother still has a high collar whilst her daughter is wearing a softer lower collar.
1913
Family Group. Submitted by Tom Tom
My 2x great grandparents, Thomas and Alice Violet Connelly are sitting at the front. See how the daughters all have shorter sleeves whilst their mother wears longer sleeves
1915
Submitted by Joy Lewis


c1915
Submitted by Tom Tom
The older couple are my 2x great grandparents, George Edwin and Jane Ann Gregory. Their daughter, Elizabeth Jane is far left and she is my great grandmother.
1916
Submitted by Ex Pat on Oz
My maternal grandmother, Kate Amelia Slater (nee Jerome)
1917
Submitted by LangleyValeSue
Baby girl aged 1 year, boy aged 3 years.
1917
Middle Class Welsh Lady's Blouse. Submitted by Jill on the A272
Beatrice aged 33 has mixed the newer fashion of soft collared more open necked blouse with a high necked lace or net one underneath, maybe just for "modesty" as her husband was 20 years her senior.
1918
Submitted by Rosi Glow
1918
Submitted by Expat in Oz
My paternal grandfather, Ernest Douglas b 1892
1918
Submitted by Expat in Oz
My maternal grandmother, Robina (nee Killingbeck) b 1896


c1919
Submitted by Wendy Pusey
My grandmother and her children, in their normal everyday clothes.

Hats and Accessories

1913
Ladies Wristwatch. Submitted by Jill on the A272.
Ladies watches had previously been on a chain or worn as brooches.
c1916
Scarf Brooch Submitted by Cherry Tradewell
c1919
Submitted by Katarzyna

Uniforms

C1910
Post Boy Submitted by Vicky The Viking
Born June 1893. We think the photo would be taken 1910 or 1911 in Portsmouth, just before he joined the Navy in June 1911.
1914/15
Post Boy Submitted by Jen~Ealogy
My great Uncle Harry Flinn. Wearing hospital blues. White shirt, red tie, blue (Dyed) army uniform with yellow lapels.
British Army. Submitted by Wendy Pusey
My Grandfather Arthur Richard Horne served with the Royal Fusiliers 1914 - 1918. He is pictured 2nd man from the left, 2nd row. He was killed in action 1918.
1914-1918
RAF Flying Corps uniform. Submitted by Jen-Ealogy
My grandfather William Dutton, born 1883, back right. RAF Flying Corps uniform. 1st World War.
1914-1918
RAF Flying Corps uniform. Submitted by Jen-Ealogy
My grandfather, William Dutton is 3rd from left, 2nd row from back. Pictured in RAF Flying Corps uniform. 1st World War.
c1916
Submitted by Ex Pat in Oz.
William Slater.
c1916
Sapper, Royal Engineers. Submitted by Jill on the A272
Lawrence Crisp, Sapper in the Royal Engineers served 1916-19. This photograph was taken in Liverpool.
1915-1917
Lancashire Fusiliers. Submitted by Jill on the A272
Private Broughton Abbott, enlisted 25 April 1915, died 27 July 1917 near Calais.
1916
Submitted by Expat in Oz
William Slater b 1894


c1916
Gunners, Royal Field Artillery c1916-19. Submitted by Submitted by Jill on the A272
Herbert Edward Crisp (seated) served 1916-1919. This was taken in France, the back just has "Carte Postale" on. His unpolished boots are worn with the spurs which are still in his son's possession. The rough chair and visible floorboards suggest that the photo was taken under the difficult conditions of the time.
1918
Army - 130th Comb. Field Ambulance. Submitted by Katarzyna
My grandfather, seated RHS. Photo taken in Egypt.
c1919
Lieutenant Commander, Royal Navy. Submitted by Jill on the A272

Workwear

c1916
Country Gardener . Submitted by Jill on the A272
He wears fingerless gloves and sleeveless leather jerkin over his jacket.

Wedding Attire

1912
Group Photo. Submitted by Langley Vale Sue
English wedding in 1912.
1913
Group Photo. Submitted by vanessa tallon
My uncles aunt Maud Gilligans wedding to Robert Fisher in York 1913ish.
1914
Wedding Group. Submitted by Guinevere
1917
The Bride and Groom. Submitted by Tom Tom
1917
Group Photo. Submitted by Katarzyna
My Grandparents were married at St Johns Parish Church, Ipswich, on 5 March 1917.

This was typical dress for a working class wedding. If the groom was in the forces then he would wear his uniform not a suit

1917
My Grandmother's Bridesmaids. Submitted by Katarzyna
The bridesmaids are wearing very simply cut dresses and

the elder ones are wearing mopcaps instead of hats.

Childrens Clothing

Childrens Clothing 1910. Submitted by Langley Vale Sue
This little girl was raised in Canada.
1910
Submitted by Jill on the A272
Edith and Ernest Ward, taken 28 November 1910 in Lancashire.
. Submitted by Jen~Ealogy
My mum and aunt in clogs & mittens
1911
Submitted by Pat Hope
Clearly a group of Children, Presumably taken at school. The Diversity of Clothing is interesting, particularly that of the boys.
1911
Submitted by Kathsgirl.48
Some of my late Dad's older siblings taken c.1911

The youngest one in the photo was my uncle Leslie who was born Dec 1909

1911
Submitted by Langley Vale Sue
This Picture was taken on Wimbledon Common.
c1912
Childrens Clothing. Submitted by Cherry Tradewell
1913
Sailor Suit. Submitted by Jill on the A272
1913
Children and Young Ladies Born 1893, 1897 and 1904. Submitted by Tom Tom
1914
Childrens Clothing. Submitted by Guinevere
1914
Childrens Clothing. Submitted by Cherry Tradewell
1914
Childrens Clothing. Submitted by Cherry Tradewell
1914
Childrens Clothing. Submitted by Wendy Pusey
My Mother in Law Ada Marjorie Thomas and her baby sister Grace Ellen Thomas.
1914
Submitted by Jen~Ealogy
My mum is in the back row, 2nd from left.
1915/6
Submitted by Jen~Ealogy
St James' Girls school, Collyhurst Manchester. My mum is in the middle row, 5th from right.
1916
Vernon. Submitted by Cherry Tradewell
My Dad Vernon looking at a picture of his parents Arthur & Grace.
1916
Children. Submitted by Cherry Tradewell
1917
Middle Class Welsh Children. Submitted by Jill on the A272
The child in the middle is a boy.
c1917
Baby Clothing. Submitted by Cherry Tradewell
c1918
Children in Go Cart. Submitted by Cherry Tradewell
1918
Vern and Queenie. Submitted by Cherry Tradewell


c1918
Oliver Whitby Bluecoat School, Chichester. Submitted by Jill on the A272.
Christ's Hospital School, Horsham has a similar uniform with yellow stockings.

Other

1910
Sunday Best. Submitted by Langley Vale Sue.
Sunday Best.
1912
Sunday Best. Submitted by Langley Vale Sue.
Dressed in their Sunday best, this picture was taken following the wedding of the Gentleman on the right, hence the wearing of buttonholes.
c1914
Enagement 1914. Submitted by Jill on the A272.
They were married at the end of 1915.
c1914/1915
Best Coat and Hat! Submitted by Sue from Southend.
Photo taken just before he was shipped out to France.
1916
A Christening. Submitted by Pat Hope
The Christening of Muriel Gleaves.
c1917
Children's Fancy Dress Party. Submitted by Tom Tom.
1917
Sunday Best. Submitted by LangleyValeSue
The father wears a uniform of the 2nd Battalion Royal Devonshire Regiment. This was the last time his wife & sons saw him before he was killed in action in France and awarded the Military Medal posthumously. The boys are aged 4 and 2 years, dressed in typical of the day matching 'Sunday best' sailor suits.
1918
Victory Celebration. Submitted by Liz from Lancs
Celebration at the end of the 1st World War in North London. Working class Families. My father is the little chap at the back with a white collar, aged 10. Note the aspidistra on table to the left and how few men were there.
1918
Submitted by Breckland Jane
Sunday Best

My grandmother and her first four children. My father was born the following year.