Monthly Archives: March 2011

Carnival Of Genealogy 104: When is a car not a car!

The following post is not about a car, but it is a mode of transport and one that has a link to my husband’s ancestry. The photograph shows my late father in law, Derek Goucher 1926 – 2010, on his … Continue reading

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Blogging A-Z – April Challenge

Hosted by Tossing It Out this looks to be a great challenge. Here are the details Write a post on something every day in April except for Sundays and upload to your blog. By the end of April there will … Continue reading

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Sunday Salon – Purchases & Reviews

The last week has been busy on the work front, and catching up with my Anaemia induced exhaustion. The Waterstones order from nearly 3 weeks ago arrived in parts, the first book on Saturday and the last two books today. … Continue reading

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Fearless Females – Day 28

March 28 — Do you remember your mother’s best friend? Your grandmother’s? How and where did they meet? How long were they friends? What activities did they share? My Grandmother had a friend called Rene Pratt. She lived with her … Continue reading

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Sorting Saturday – Twitter – March 2011

The favourites list at Twitter for March has got worse at 95 favourites. That said, March has been a busy month both on and off line and as such I have not spent much time reading those sites marked as … Continue reading

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More on the Census

Well, it is the 27th March 2011 and that means it is Census Day. I have debated whether I should complete the form and then post, leaving its arrival at the Office of National Statistics to the ability of Royal … Continue reading

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Weekend Cooking – Mrs Beeton’s Book of Household Management

About a month ago I saw an interesting two part review of Mrs Beeton’s Book of Household Management (Abridged version published by World Classics). Here are the links to Review One and Review Two written by Bunny’s Stuff. I was … Continue reading

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Fearless Females – Day 24

March 24 — Do you share any physical resemblance or personality trait with one of your female ancestors? Who? What is it? I think that our personalities are made up of bits of our parents and relatives and is influenced … Continue reading

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52 Weeks of Personal Genealogy & History – Wk 12 – Movies

Week 12: Movies. Did (or do you still) see many movies? Describe your favorites. Where did you see these films? Is the theater still there, or is there something else in its place? Challenge runs from Saturday 19th March to … Continue reading

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Fearless Females – Day 13

March 13 — Moment of Strength: share a story where a female ancestor showed courage or strength in a difficult situation When the Second World War broke out in September 1939, I am assuming that my Grandmother was engaged and … Continue reading

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