Hotel breakthrough in 1970s marriage photos mystery

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Alex Galmeanu

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The marriage photos were found inside a camera Mr Galmeanu bought online

The hotel during a centre of a hunt for a poser integrate whose marriage photographs were found in an aged camera has been identified.

Dozens of people contacted a BBC to advise where a photos were taken, including several who identified a Burleigh Court Hotel, Gloucestershire.

Romanian Alex Galmeanu detected a images on underdeveloped film inside a camera he bought online.

Mr Galmeanu creatively believed a marriage had taken place in Scotland.

One of a cars in a images is suspicion to have been initial purebred in a Stirling area in a 1970s.

But a ubiquitous manager of a Burleigh Court Hotel, Christine Read, pronounced a organisation shot was “definitely” taken on a hotel’s behind terrace, though pronounced she could not brand a people in a photograph.

The hotel, nearby Stroud, has altered owners 3 times given 1979.

Ms Read, who assimilated a hotel staff in 1980, told BBC Scotland she knew it was her hotel “without a shade of a doubt”.

“As shortly as we saw a initial design with a trees we knew. And afterwards a second print has a board during a finish of a drive,” she said.

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Burleigh Court Hotel

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The stairs on a behind patio of a Burleigh Court Hotel as they demeanour now

However, a temperament of a people in a photographs stays a mystery.

Professional conform photographer Mr Galmeanu, who detected a images final week, has posted them online in a wish of returning a originals to a integrate or a relative.

Writing on his blog, Mr Galmeanu pronounced he found a film inside a Balda Baldix camera he bought from an online seller nearby Birmingham.

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Alex Galmeanu

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Mr Galmeanu hopes someone competence recognize a integrate in this photograph

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Alex Galmeanu

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He believes a automobile was purebred in a Stirling area in a early 1970s

He told a BBC’s Good Morning Scotland programme that a automobile in a photos was substantially an Austin Maxi.

He added: “The biggest idea is one of a cars concerned in a wedding. It’s flashy in such a demeanour and has a really manifest image number. If we hunt for a image series it will come adult as being purebred initial somewhere between 73 and 74.

“The second idea is in a film and building process. The film is an aged one. It was constructed by Kodak until 74 and a process, that is named C22, is an aged laboratory routine and went on until 74. So this contingency be possibly 73 or 74.”

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Alex Galmeanu detected unprocessed film in a aged camera

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The film seemed to have lain lost in a camera for a generation

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Some of a images recovered from a hurl of film

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Alex Galmeanu

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The collection of photographs includes this one of a residence and garden

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Mr Galmeanu hopes to reunite a family with a photographs

Mr Galmeanu had guessed a cinema suggested a “discreet, low form wedding” in a tiny city or farming area in a UK.

At a finish of his blog he said: “Obviously, a happy finish will finish this pleasing story.

“Your assistance is indispensable to share this to all your British friends.

“Who knows, maybe someone will hopefully recognize his/her family, and I’ll have a event to lapse these images to those entitled to accept them.”

Do we recognize a people in a photographs? Email us during newsonlinescotland@bbc.co.uk.

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