Monthly Archives: November 2013

Book of Me, Written by You, Prompt 12

Today is week 12 of what is going to be a 15 month project. Each Saturday, at around 12.30am UK time I will release the prompt for that week’s Book of Me, Written by You. If you are new here, … Continue reading

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Remembrance Day Photo Collage – Day Twelve

This is the document that relates to Edward Ellis, born in Geelong Victoria Australia the son of Frederick Ellis (1845 – 1914) and Sarah Ann Newton (1851 – 1923) on 3rd March 1882 and was one of 14 children.  All of Edward’s … Continue reading

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The In-Depth Genealogist – Digital Magazine – Issue 10 – OUT NOW!

The next issue of the free digital magazine is available NOW! //e.issuu.com/embed.js You can read my Introduction post HERE and you can follow the column by visiting The In-Depth Genealogist website and subscribing via email or via twitter and Facebook. … Continue reading

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Remembrance Day Photo Collage – Day Eleven

Today’s picture is staying with my late father in-law. Yesterday we saw his recognition for taking part in the Arctic Convoys during the second world war. We know from his medals that he was in Palestine in 1949. By 1960 … Continue reading

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GenChat – 13th November 2013

Yesterday Jen over at Conference Keeper hosted another fascinating round of #GenChat at Twitter This time the discussion point was geography. Now there were a series of questions and I might not have noted them all down in the order they were … Continue reading

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Sepia Saturday – 203

For this week’s visionary prompt of standing in doorways, I thought I would share this image The picture is of my Great, Great Grandparents Henry Harris (1843-1929) and Caroline Harris nee Ellis (1844 -1935). This photograph was taken on the … Continue reading

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Remembrance Day Photo Collage – Day Ten

This picture has hung in my in-laws hall for at least the last 15 years or so. Just recently I had cause to look a bit closer at it and take some photographs. What does this signify? This was given … Continue reading

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Sepia Saturday – 202

There was something about the prompt photograph that reminded me of a photograph of my Grandfather’s Uncle. In this photograph, Walter Butcher is standing in the fields at Wanborough with another labourer tending to the land. Walter Butcher was born … Continue reading

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Lymposs and Sons

Handcart and milk maid from Lymposs and Son Dairy. This firm operated from two dairies in Guildford, addresses at High Street and Woodbridge Road. Lymposs and Son eventually merged with another diary to create Lymposs and Smee.

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Remembrance Day Photo Collage – Day Nine

This is a photograph of my late father in law. We can not be absolutely sure when he joined the British Navy, but he did, and served until at least 1949.  We recently have been given his medals and that … Continue reading

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