Monthly Archives: March 2015

Web Wednesday – Willard Suitcases

Sometime ago I came across today’s Web Wednesday topic and thought it was simply fascinating. Not just in terms of the actual project, but also the historical context and details behind it. The project is called Willard Suitcases and the … Continue reading

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Tuesday’s Tip – Use auction sites

Back in 2013, I wrote a blog post for the In-Depth Genealogist, which can be read HERE. I talked about sourcing material from auction sites and alike. I still believe that is a good option, and that is my Tuesday’s … Continue reading

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Sunday Salon – The Life Changing Magic of Tidying Up by Marie Kondo

I had planned to share my Sunday Salon post with you today, but the plans of mice and men have prevented that so I am going to share the following YouTube video with you. I have been reading this book … Continue reading

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Wonersh Street, circa 1915

This is one of my favourite cards of Wonersh. My several times Great Grandfather, John Butcher (1795 – 1877) inherited one of the cottages on the right hand side. Early on in my career I worked in the next village. … Continue reading

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Guildford & Neigbourhood Album Cover by Frank Lasham, Guildford circa 1919

I spotted this lovely old album of views of Guildford and Neighbourhood last year. I was very tempted to purchase but the reality was I already have a copy, but the front cover of the album is pretty tatty. I … Continue reading

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Going In-Depth – March Issue

The March issue is OUT and the Across the Pond column continues with the featured look at occupations, especially those carried out in the City of London. The March issue looks at the Worshipful Company of Carmen and can be found on … Continue reading

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WRAC’s Receiving Freedom of Guildford circa 1980’s

Although not especially old this scene represents a time when there was a military barracks at Guildford. I recall parades such as these from my childhod. I grew up in Guildford in the 1970’s and 1980’s. It was quite common … Continue reading

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Getting ready for In Deep with the Book of Me – April Prompt 2015

Today we are about two weeks away from month 4 of the In Deep with the Book of Me series. Usually on the 1st of the month, at around 12.30 am UK time I release the prompt for that month. … Continue reading

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In Deep with the Book of Me – March Prompt 2015 – Genealogical Tapestry

You can read the Prompt Post HERE.You can read my take on the prompt HEREThe web page with all the details on, including the prompts from the first series can be found HERE

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Bramley Grange Hotel, Bramley circa 1929

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