Category Archives: Archive – Imported from Blogger

Introduction to One-Name Studies (901)

The first lesson of the Pharos Introduction to One-Name Studies course has just been sent to students. I usually get a geographical mix of students and this course is no exception, with students from the UK, Australia, France and United … Continue reading

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Advent – Day 2

I know I visited Santa as a child because Mum told me. I didn’t think to ask where I saw Santa or how much it cost, because I always thought I had plenty of time to ask her. Mum did … Continue reading

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Family Tree Virtually Live 17 & 18 April 2020

Sadly, with the COVID-19 epidemic, Family Tree Live 2020 has been cancelled, but the folks at Family Tree Magazine have kept working on the event and turned the event into a virtual one, which is fantastic and means the event … Continue reading

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Happy New Year! – Welcome 2018!

I can say Happy New Year no better than Abba! Enjoy this classic.   I will back a little later today, with some plans for the forthcoming year.

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Great Tangley Manor – 1914

Painted by James S Ogilvy

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Puttenham Post Office circa 1951

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Effects after the Storm damage – 2nd August 1906

A comment that came with the postcard suggested that this was the market stalls. My immediate thought was the bike shed area at Guildford Station or the cattle market at Guild.  What do you think?

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Advertising Postcard – Complete mystery! ~ Circa 1919

Having promised myself that I would not buy any more Guildford postcards until I had a firm decision on what to do with the ones I already owned I broke my own promise and bought this one! I know, I … Continue reading

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Wonersh circa 1950

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Barrack Road, Stoughton, Guildford circa 1909

An early street seen of Barrack Road, Stoughton. Dated from the postmark – 1909

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