Monthly Archives: May 2013

Mill Mead Showing St Nicholas Church circa 1905

Published by Kromo reference T21402 There was something about this card that had a degree of familiarity about it that “forced” me to buy it. On reflection it reminded me of the laundry tower on the right, but that can … Continue reading

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Surname Saturday & Sorting Saturday – Orlando One Name Study

Prompted by a combinations of discussions on the Guild of One Name Studies closed mailing list and the newly created and very popular The Organised Genealogist Facebook Group in addition to tackling a substantial pile of filing I thought I would … Continue reading

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Sepia Saturday 178 – Eyes, windows to the soul

The moment I saw this week’s theme I knew exactly what photos I was going to share. The two photographs are of the same lady, Emma Jane West nee Ellis. Emma Jane was the daughter of Henry and Caroline Harris … Continue reading

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Treasure Chest Thursday – The Spectator 1712 – 1713

This lovely book is 300 years old. Isn’t that fabulous. Not in the very best of conditions, but that is OK with me! At some point over the last 300 years it has experienced damp and obviously endured some water … Continue reading

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Elstead and it’s Church by Rev Charles Kerry

This booklet was written by Charles Kerry Curate of Puttenham in 1879. It was produced as a paper, just 11 pages long and read to the Surrey Archaeological Society. The first and large pages have some handwriting by Kerry himself. … Continue reading

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Family Trees

Yesterday over at the Facebook group called The Organised Genealogist there was a discussion about public trees versus private trees. I shared the fact that I have one private tree on Ancestry with no source material. I also host the same … Continue reading

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The Behaviour of Moths by Poppy Adams

This was the May read for my book group and I opened the pages quite keen to get started. From the beginning I felt a sense of familiarity with A Place of Secrets by Rachel Hore, although the storyline did … Continue reading

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Newspaper – John Addison 5th December 1835

Source – The London Morning Post, Page 1 – Saturday 5th December 1835 Further details from –  Watch & Clockmakers of the World by G.H. Baillie  – Published 1966 ADDISON – John – Guildford, Early 19th Century Watchmaker

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Library Loot – 15-21st May

Well I have just managed to sneak in before another week passes by. In the last week I have been into the library twice. On Saturday to renew a book and I also managed to leave with another one. Now … Continue reading

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The In-Depth Genealogist – Digital Magazine – Issue 4 – OUT NOW!

The next issue of the free digital magazine is available NOW! //e.issuu.com/embed.js Enjoy this digital edition of the magazine? then why not stop by The In-Depth Genealogist and read the Website,  Blog  take part in the Forum. You can read my … Continue reading

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