Monthly Archives: March 2014

Military Monday ~ Letters to an Unknown Soldier – Paddington Station, London

War memorial Paddington station© Ceridwen The statue shown here is from London Paddington Station. It was built to commemorate members of the 100 members of Great Western Railway Company staff who perished in the First World War. The Letter to an … Continue reading

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Mastering Genealogical Proof Study Group 2 – Chapter 5

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Remembering Mum on Mother’s Day

Today is Mother’s Day here in the UK, and my first without Mum. There will be a lot of first’s. Her first birthday (which we had just two days after Mum passed away), Mother’s Day, Easter and Christmas. Even our … Continue reading

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Book of Me, Written by You, Prompt 31

Today is week 30 of what is going to be a 15 month project. Each Saturday, at around 12.30 am UK time I will release the prompt for that week’s Book of Me, Written by You. If you are new … Continue reading

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Press Release from FindmyPast and The National Archives – 1939 Register – 29th September 1939

I would not normally share general press release statements here, but this one is an exciting development for those of us in the United Kingdom. “British-owned online family history world leader DC Thomson Family History (who own findmypast) and The … Continue reading

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A Trip Down Memory Lane

Spent some time yesterday looking through a couple of boxes Mum had stored away. I was surprised & amazed to come across this ornament . I was immediately cast back to age 6 or so. I went on a school … Continue reading

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Finding the Genealogy Community

+James Tanner who blogs at Genealogy’s Star posed an interesting question on 4th March in his post Finding the Genealogical Community. The question he raised was “Where do we go or what do we do to find the genealogy community?”I am going … Continue reading

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Desk Ramblings…..(18)

It is very hard to believe that the last time I wrote a desk rambling post Mum was in hospital and today, a little more than two months on, Mum has passed away, the funeral has taken place and now … Continue reading

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Mastering Genealogical Proof Study Group 2 – Chapter 4

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Book of Me, Written by You, Prompt 30

Today is week 30 of what is going to be a 15 month project. Each Saturday, at around 12.30 am UK time I will release the prompt for that week’s Book of Me, Written by You. If you are new … Continue reading

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