A little selection of documents and certificates that may be of interest.  
Please ask before you use any of these photos to avoid copyright issues.

1  - Cover of the Speke Messenger, the Parish Magazine of October 1961

2 - Memorial card of Delia Latham - 1866 to 1928

3 - A letter from Miss Watt’s estate written in 1921

4 - Important War Dates, with thanks to Ted Chapman

5 - A letter from King George, with thanks again to Ted Chapman

6 - The Confirmation Card of Edward Symonds donated by his son, the late Billy Symonds

7 - My Baptism card.  Although a lifelong attender of All Saints, the monthly Baptism services were held in the new Parish Church of St Aidan’s in 1960 and that’s why I was christened there

8 - This is the Baptism card of Mavis Claire Campbell, signed by Rev Wade on 2nd February 1941.  Many thanks to her daughter, also called Mavis for sending this in.  All Saints was known locally at the time as Speke Church as it was the only one here

9 -  A 1932 letter to Speke Hall from Sarah Swift who lived on Blacklock Hall Farm

10 to 12 - Thanks to Brian Reynolds who obtained a copy of this Rose Queen Coronation magazine from 1953 off ebay!  



13 to 15 - A Probationer’s Training card of a choir boy at All Saints Church, with thanks to Mark Tappenden



16 - The Baptism Card of Brian, son of Julie Whitehead who allowed me to copy this at the 2008 Exhibition

17 to 20 - These are copies of two postcards from 1936 sent to Doris Johnson by her teacher at Speke School, Miss Bliss.  Thanks to Doris for allowing me to share them




21 -  Thanks to Brian Gittins for sending in his Baptism Card from 1942. It’s nice to see the different ones that were given over the years

22 - Thanks to Rob Dobie for this copy of his Mum’s School Certificate commemorating the Coronation of King George VI.  Have a close look at the characters around the edge as they include figures and symbols from each part of Britain and other countries

23 & 24 - A newspaper article about the Mothaks plane crash


25 & 26 - Two pages from the Church magazine of 1946