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Box from DP camp
« on: Thursday 28 June 18 23:56 BST (UK) »
Hello i found this lovely box
(If I can post successfully )
The antiques dealer said it must have a story to tell tho in itself wortheless

I told him about rootschat and bet him we could find its origins and maybe the family where it should be returned

So

Initialso of  thin top of box
.  written on top .

And on bottom.a name

Found during a Leicester  shire house clearance .I have some theories but would like to.hear yours
Roberts,Fellman.Macdermid MCDERMID McDiarmid Gardner Jones ,Bloch,Irvine,Hallis Stevenson ,McKay

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Re: Box from DP camp
« Reply #1 on: Friday 29 June 18 00:08 BST (UK) »
Attachment
 Too big to link.
.I wonder if I can find a different way to do it ?

I very posted pics on my Facebook page .
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Re: Box from DP camp
« Reply #2 on: Friday 29 June 18 01:27 BST (UK) »
DP Camp is for dis placed people ...there was such a place near my town Oadby somewhere towards market harbourough I think

1 man thought to smell the bOx...
Confirmed my idea that it was a cigarette box .a lady googled the word on box lid
It is a town in Estonia

On the side are initials O L which is  name of person

O.Lindre

Also on back  is "SANDPLATS"??

the decorating seemed to be made be very small holes .

Frustrating that I can't post it




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Re: Box from DP camp
« Reply #3 on: Friday 29 June 18 01:58 BST (UK) »
Reduce the size or cut the photo into two or more pieces.
Wiltshire:  Banks, Taylor
Somerset:  Duddridge, Richards, Barnard, Pillinger
Gloucestershire:  Barnard, Marsh, Crossman
Bristol:  Banks, Duddridge, Barnard
Down:  Ennis, McGee
Wicklow:  Chapman, Pepper
Wigtownshire:  Logan, Conning
Wisconsin:  Ennis, Chapman, Logan, Ware
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Re: Box from DP camp
« Reply #4 on: Friday 29 June 18 11:25 BST (UK) »
"Sandplats" is unlikely to be Estonian (too complex a consonant cluster) - it certainly cannot be Finnish. It might be Swedish or German - both countries colonised the area in the past. (Not Russian as not Cyrillic). O Lindre could be Swedish but could equally be be Estonian.

It would be good to see that photo.
Skelcey (Skelsey Skelcy Skeley Shelsey Kelcy Skelcher) - Warks, Yorks, Lancs
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Re: Box from DP camp
« Reply #5 on: Friday 29 June 18 15:27 BST (UK) »
Hi
Passenger list
"Columbia" sailing to Quebec on 7th Nov 1951
Nearly all the passengers on the page are from Eastern Europe.
Lindre  O aged  53  Policeman
Lindre  L  aged 57  Housewife
Address given  13 Highfield Street, Leicester.
Both from Estonia

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Re: Box from DP camp
« Reply #6 on: Saturday 30 June 18 04:21 BST (UK) »
Wow you are fantastic ...I. ll take my gadget to Oadby shops or event nearer Leicester
 
 and see if a computer knowledgeable person can reformat photo

ESTONIA wasthe first Google result for the time
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Re: Box from DP camp
« Reply #7 on: Saturday 30 June 18 16:09 BST (UK) »
A possible death in British Columbia Canada for "O"......

http://search-collections.royalbcmuseum.bc.ca/Image/Genealogy/7a97651c-4d08-4294-a9a0-7ea12ee2dd00

Wife's name matches the L on the passenger list.

From this website......

http://search-collections.royalbcmuseum.bc.ca/Genealogy

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Re: Box from DP camp
« Reply #8 on: Sunday 01 July 18 01:47 BST (UK) »
OK found someone who knows what compressed means but we were too busy doing Feelgood comedy this eve.

Meanwhile lady who gave me kindle will take her contact s so I can put mine on there and upload download compress transport or whatever. Computer lessond cost at least 15 an hour but it's amazing how many total strangers will  help .

Sorry to keep you waiting ....we gave a shout out on Leicester community radio daytime this am.you can find a pic on our Facebook page ...Lctr...and request that they play the interview again ..I'm hoping time travel detective will be a regular slots. I do a drop in workshop on Sat mornings in Oadby library butility can present via phone

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