Monthly Archives: May 2020

Beginning to Blog – Blog Writing Series (1)

I don’t have all the answers about blogging, but this first post will enable you, I hope, to start visualising what you want your blog to be and what you do not want it to be. Your blog, regardless of … Continue reading

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Q & A – Keeping a Journal

One of the readers who asked about blogging, also asked about how they could journal. Julie, I have admired over the years your posts about journalling and am amazed that you have kept a journal for decades. How do you … Continue reading

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Q & A – Blogging Tips

In the last few weeks I have received several emails about blogging. Here is just one of those questions Julie, I have been considering starting a blog for my surname study and my own genealogy. I wondered if you could … Continue reading

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Maps as a Visual Addition to a One-Name Study & Genealogy

It is obvious that a map is a visual aid to research, but yesterday I was sitting thinking, as you do and reached for this map of the parishes within Surrey – the map is from the West Surrey Family … Continue reading

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Farnham Papers – Removal Orders (5)

Ann PALMER, single woman to Buniton, Southampton – 8 December 1804 William LOVELAND Examination is for Settlement – 22 January 1805 Sarah KING, single woman to Windlesham, Surrey – 2 February 1805 Sarah CRANHAM – Note attached. Thomas ELSEY, labourer … Continue reading

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Farnham Papers – Removal Orders (4)

Sophia SMITH, single woman from Greenwich Kent – 2 April 1792 Charlotte GREEN aged 7 from Binstead Southampton – 5 May 1792 Mary BICKNELL wife or widow of William “who has not been seen or heard of for 11 years” … Continue reading

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Farnham Papers – Removal Orders (3)

Ann CROOK wife of Thomas in the Surrey Militia from Sutton, Surrey – 5 September 1781 William LARBY and wife Jane with their five children George aged 15 James aged 14 John aged 11 David aged 8 Job aged 4 … Continue reading

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Q & A – Practicalities of a One-Name Studies Course

Having been offline for a week or so due to being unwell, I am working through my inbox…. Hi Julie – I am considering signing up for the new course for ONS, when is the next date? The course took … Continue reading

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Farnham Papers – Removal Orders (2)

Elizabeth WINTER Single woman from Frensham – 1 April 1769 Sarah STENT, otherwise WICKS, Single women from St Mary’s Reading (Berkshire) – 21 July 1773 John BOXALL and Children Daniel aged 8 David aged 5 George age 2  – all … Continue reading

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Farnham Papers – Removal Orders (1)

John STOVOLD and wife (unnamed), and four children to Seale Surrey – 29 March 1694/5 James SPREADBOROUGH and wife (unnamed) to Dogmersfield, Southampton – 16 January 1700/1 (Dogmersfield is close to the Surrey/Hampshire Border, whilst recorded as Southampton, that is … Continue reading

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