What's New on the Ferard Photo Gallery

Last updated Thu Aug 11 2016 5:55 PM by Dominic

  • 11 August 2016: Drop Flash-based SlideShowPro viewer in favour of Javascript/HTML5-based SlideshowBox - so galleries can now be viewed on mobile phones and with newer browsers which block Flash content.
  • 14 February 2012: Provide a link for users (and search engines) to a directory listing and an RSS feed of all images files in the open part of the website, this should enable Google to index photos.
  • 18 April 2011: Added Marjorie Ferard's autobiography: 'The Life Story of Marjorie Hawkesworth Smyth'
  • 18 July 2010: Added a 'Miscellaneous' tab.
  • 5 July 2010: Added tab about Elizabeth Ferard (1825-83), and a couple of photos
  • 1 July 2010: Fixed some bugs in selection of photos - some galleries are now larger as a result
  • 22 June 2010: Added 'Musing and Amusing - Selected Poems by Marjorie H Ferard'
  • 6 June 2010: Minor fixes, open website is now indexed on Google.
  • 14 May 2010: Fixed a problem with the open version of the website, added obituary
  • 25 April 2010: Created open version of website with photos to 1979. This can be indexed by search engines.
  • 7 February 2010:
    • Added photos kindly supplied by Jane Hemington
  • 1 January 2010: Added 19thC early Ferard and Winkfield Manor/Ascot Place photos
  • 31 December 2009:
    • Added pan/zoom viewing option (uses SlideShow Pro), you can now view each gallery with Cooliris or with SlideShow Pro
    • Corrections to some photo dates and some gallery filters
  • 27 December 2009:
    • More photos of G added (especially childhood and National Service in Malaya)
    • Corrections to some photo dates
  • 16-17 December 2009:
    • More photos from Dominic's family added
    • New writings by George added
  • 11-15 December 2009: Some corrections to photo information, added more photo galleries
  • 10 December 2009: Website launched