Monthly Archives: October 2011

Carnival Of Genealogy 111 – Autumn Weddings

The 4th November represents the 72nd anniversary of my beloved Grandparents, Lilian Edith Matthews to George Butcher. I would love to be able to illustrate this post with a photograph of the happy couple, but sadly I can not, as … Continue reading

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Tea Cup Tuesday – Tea for One!

This morning while resting my painful sciatica I was presented with delightful site. A simple pleasure from hubby. The tea cup, saucer and teapot purchased from the Whittard’s shop at Gretna Green in South West Scotland, a few years ago. … Continue reading

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Guildford Cattle Market Circa 1906

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River Wey at Guildford

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Sunday Salon – Grumblings within the sound of the bells

I love listening to the sound of the bells at the local church being rung. Monday, yes, I am late writing my Sunday Salon post, is bell ringing night. Such a peaceful sound. I am fed up and grumpy. I have just … Continue reading

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Guildford Railway Station

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World Polio Day – 24th October 2011

Remember those Polio drops that the school nurse popped onto your tongue? Well I do, and for me they worked. Since those days I have visited areas that you can still contract Polio, so I paid up and had the … Continue reading

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Waterden Road, Guildford circa 1903

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52 Weeks of Personal Genealogy & History – Wk 43 – Worse subject in School

Week 43. Worse School Subject. What was your worst or least favorite subject in school and why? This challenge runs from Saturday, October 22nd, 2011 through Friday, October 28, 2011. As I approached age 14, Mum was invited to the … Continue reading

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High Street, Guildford, Circa 1912

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