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First Name Histories

These are available in 3 Different formats: Manuscript, Scroll and Greetings Card.

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Manuscript

This traces the origin and history of a person’s first name executed in the style of an illuminated manuscript.
Each name is written out by hand which is then reproduced in full colour and mounted on sturdy sepia coloured art board, ready to fit into a standard 10” by 8” frame.
Over 2,500 names are available but those not in the catalogue may be researched for you at no extra cost.
These manuscripts make an excellent Christmas, birthday or christening gift.

Click to expand First Name Manuscript £7.99

PLEASE STATE WHICH NAMES YOU REQUIRE
Postage & packing for these items: £1.50 except for greetings cards which is 75p.
Print out and send Order Form from this link.

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Scroll

Like the Manuscript, these also trace the history of a person’s first name but the information is presented in the form of a scroll on a vellum background which is then mounted on 10” by 8” art board. The initial ‘T’ is hand coloured in red.
Over 2,500 different names are available but those not in the catalogue may be researched for you at no extra cost.
Print out and send Order Form from this link.

Click to enlarge First Name Scroll £6.99

PLEASE STATE WHICH NAMES YOU REQUIRE
Postage & packing for these items: £1.50 except for greetings cards which is 75p.
Print out and send Order Form from this link.

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Greetings Card

The origin and history of a person’s first name is presented on distinctive coloured paper, blue for male name s and pink for female names. The large initial ‘T’ at the beginning of the text is hand coloured for that touch of individuality.
At present, there are over 2,500 names in the catalogue but names not included may be researched at no extra cost.
These cards which measure 6 1/4” by 4” are particularly suitable for birthdays and christenings, and, once the occasion has passed, may be put in a frame as a lasting memento

Click to expand First Name Greetings Card £1.99

PLEASE STATE WHICH NAMES YOU REQUIRE
Postage & packing for these items: £2.00 except for greetings cards which is 75p.
Print out and send Order Form from this link.

An online order form will appear soon. Meanwhile please contact me direct for requirements.

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Full Inscription Service

I can inscribe by hand the following:

  • Certificates. (from £2.00 each)
  • Books. (ask for quote)
  • Wedding Invitations. (ask for quote)
  • Place Cards. (customer’s own card) 75p each
  • Wedding Album Title Pages. £20
  • Bibles. (ask for quote)
  • Envelopes. (£1.20 each)

In fact, anything that needs the handwritten touch to make it look really elegant and special. I will also write out your favourite piece of prose or poem.
Print out and send Order Form from this link.

Please contact me for a quote on anything not listed above.The different styles of writing which I specialise in are shown below.

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Handwriting Advice

Are you ashamed of your handwriting? Would you like to improve it but don’t know how to go about it? Contact me and I’ll see how I can help you. I am a freelance handwriting consultant with many years behind me of teaching calligraphy and handwriting. I am also Secretary of the prestigious Society for Italic Handwriting, which has members all over the world.

Please contact me direct for a quote.

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Examples of My Work

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Beatles Poster
(Copies available for £4.99)
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Glory Be to God
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Alphabet
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We begin with
the rectangle of paper
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Library Association
Certificate
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Italic Script Sheet

Print out and send Order Form from this link.

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