old postcards of Ross-on-Wye on the following two pages were kindly
sent to me by Susan Coulter of Los Angeles, California, who is
researching the genealogy of the 'Marklove' side of her family,
which possibly originates in Ross-on-Wye.
think that they are lovely photographs!
Court, bottom photograph, is no longer there. The rumour goes
that it was taken apart, the individual bricks numbered and shipped
to America but this is not the case. It was sold to individual
buyers in the early 1950s and some of the stone was used to construct
the roads in the Merrivale area of Ross-on-Wye. Thank
you to Margaret Wilce for the information. Margaret actually attended
the sale with her father, who bought some beautiful pieces of