Monthly Archives: November 2010

Start of the Advent Calendar of Christmas

Starting tomorrow I shall be keeping an online Advent Calendar of Christmas as “advertised” on Geneabloggers – here are the prompts: December 1 – The Christmas Tree December 2 – Holiday Foods December 3 – Christmas Tree Ornaments December 4 … Continue reading

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Swans on the Wey

I periodically do a Google search with the words Swans on the Wey to see what it displays. Usually I get a whole pile of entrys which reflect each of the words individually, even with the phrase in quotes, but … Continue reading

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Who was Rani Maharaj Singh?

As I said in an earlier post I managed to photograph some images that were originally camcordered back in 1993. This is two of those images. These photo shows my later Father in Law, Derek Goucher’s first cousin Florence Ramage … Continue reading

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Goucher Video / DVD

Back in 1993 we had the opportunity to video a selection of material that my father in law had of his family. We recorded the material initially on a camcorder tape then transfered it to Video and more recently to … Continue reading

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Recipe – Wheat Wine

Recipe written by my Great Grandmother- Annie Prudience Butcher nee Harris. Written circa 1965 Recipe – Wheat WineOriginally uploaded by AnglersRest

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A glimpse from the Antiques Roadshow

I was catching up with my viewing of the BBC Antiques Roadshow from last week (14th November 2010) when a rather interesting item came upon the screen. The item was described as a ham stand, and of slickware and contained … Continue reading

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A Genealogical Wonder ……

Last week I heard once again from a contact in Canada with whom I share a distant connection, through the KING & EASTWICK lines of my family. The KING daughters, there were seven of them are alike to the daughters … Continue reading

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A quick catch up….

For just over the last two weeks I have had a dreadful cold, which has developed into a chest infection and I have felt rubbish for days. I didn’t therefore do much I what I planned to do during my … Continue reading

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A pension surprise

Over the last year or so I have looked at the Financial Times online, mainly with a view to us doing some preparation for the future. This morning I spotted an article “Pensions: a long and a happy one – … Continue reading

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Graves, Tombs & Memorials by Trevor Yorke

Graves, Tombs & Memorials by Trevor Yorke and published by Countryside Books, 2010, £5.99. ISBN – 978 1 84674 202 6 Published as part of the Britain’s Living History Series, this slim volume, for the book contains just 64 pages, … Continue reading

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