Monthly Archives: January 2012

Shere Village

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NaBloPoMo – February 2012 Getting Ready – Relative!

The February theme for NaBloPoMo is the word RELATIVE. Now that is a word a genealogist can hardly ignore. Shame it is February though, as I am already taking part in a challenge; The Family History Writing Challenge. However, I can see … Continue reading

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52 Weeks of Abundant Genealogy – Week 4 – Free Offline Genealogy Tools

Week 4– Free Offline Genealogy Tools – Which free offline genealogy tools are you most thankful for? How has it helped your family history experience? How did you find this tool and how has it benefited your genealogy? Describe to others how to access this tool … Continue reading

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Weekend Cooking – Beef Casserole

Last weekend, I had some cubed casserole steak in the fridge. I hadn’t made any plans on what to cook and then had a vision of warm, thickish gravy! I cut up two carrots and a few mushrooms added them … Continue reading

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100 Word Challenge – Week 28

Joining the weekly 100 words challenge for Grown ups. This week the prompt is to use the following with no more than 100 words …….you bought her what….. Fuming, she stood in the departure lounge awaiting confirmation of her flight. She … Continue reading

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Sepia Saturday 110 – In the Movies…..

This story and the photograph have a tentative connection to the theatre. Second lady from the left is Lesley Ramage with her father John. Lady on the far right is Nehru’s sister. Taken Bombay 1957. Lady on the far left … Continue reading

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Beyond the Internet Week 2: Ancestral homes and their history

One part of my family owned a great deal of property. Some was passed down through lines of direct descent, others through childless Aunts and Uncles. Nonetheless, the family had property and that means that somewhere there will be some … Continue reading

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Church and War Memorial, Shere

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Postcard Friendship Friday – Shere, Surrey

Shere is located in Surrey England and is a very pretty (and expensive) location. Well known for appearing in several films. A branch of my own family resided in the village, although that was about 250 years before this postcard … Continue reading

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Orchard House, Shere

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