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French Set Packets

At the UKSC exchange meeting I obtained a lot of French set packets to check through. There were a coupole of sets I picked up from other collectors. Some were from an full album donated to the club although I am not sure who the donor was.  …

Best Railway Stations

In recent days pictures from visits to four of the 100 Best Railway Stations have been uploaded. The stations are Huddersfield, Durham, Darlington and Middlesborough.

French Packet Help Page

I have created a new page in the French sugar packets page.  It is referred to as a Help page but explains how the databases work and how to use the pages which display French sets and packets.


Carnforth and French Sets

Photos of a visit to Carnforth Station and another 33 French sugar packets added.

French Set Packets

Another 35 French set packets have been added to the database.

An “Additions” page has also been created on which intend to list the batches of packets added by date with a link.

Best 100 Stations - Sussex

On a recent trip south we visited three of the 100 Best Stations:


Battle and

Sheffield Park

Family Tree Pages

An explanation page has been added to the website giving details and links to the databases used on the pages and the extra pages.

Two new databases have been created one listing items and the second other documents.

French Packets

Another 139 French sugar packets have been added to the database.

French packets

Thirty nine French sugar packets have been added to the database.

Best 100 Stations - Manchester

Photos of three stations in Manchester added following a recent train ride into the city.

Oxford Road - Liverpool Road - Victoria

Model Railway Upper Boards

After about three years I have finally completed the top five baseboards for the layout, there being ten in total.

Best 100 Stations - Liverpool & Birkenhead

Photos added of Liverpool Lime Street Station and Birhenhead Hamilton Square following a recent day out in Liverpool.

More French Packets

Forty four more French packets added. These came from UKSC stocks courtesty of Robin Willliams.

Another batch of French packets

Another 101 French sugar packets have been added to the database.

French Set Packets

One hundred and twenty two French sugar packets have been added to database on the website.

This makes over 16,000 packets in my own collection and over 20,000 on the three databases I maintain.

Trades Directories

The  family tree pages have been changed so that where an individual has entries in a trades directory then these are show on the individual’s page. A page has also been added to show all the trades directory entries I have gathered.

French Set Packets

Sixty six packets have been added to the database of French Sets.

French Packets

Seventy seven French packets have been added to the database.  These were all given to me by Pam Miller.


Best 100 Stations

A new section has been started in the hope that we manage to visit some of the stations in the book 100 Best Railway Stations.

French Sets

Another 75 packets have been added to the database of French sugar packets.

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