Category Archives: Miscellaneous

Reflections and Thoughts, and a New Year

Happy New Year everyone! Whilst I was stirring the gravy to the appropriate thickness on Christmas Day, I began thinking of my childhood, family, my late Mum and maternal Grandparents and the influence they each had on me, and how … Continue reading

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Christmas Post 2021

Merry Christmas image – from the collection of Julie Goucher, 2021 I am writing this a few days before Christmas and we still live in strange times, so what is okay today might not be by Christmas Day, but irrespective … Continue reading

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Genealogy and Google Calendars

Today I received, like I do most days an email from Google reminding me of tasks and appointments that are coming up. I rarely use Google calendar in this way, so mostly the emails say I have nothing scheduled. I … 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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Happy 2016!

Wishing my readers and followers, near and far a happy New Year. May all our dreams come true and 2016 be full of successes and happy moments!

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Welcome to our new home!

Thankfully we have not moved house, but I have moved the Anglers Rest blog, and all 2000+ posts. I feel quite exhausted! Having procrastinated for several months I of course wish I had moved it earlier, especially as I now … Continue reading

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11th September 2001

Image from In the middle of August 2001 I was contacted by the friend of a friend. The email started “Hello, You don’t know me, but I was passed your email address and details from a friend, who is … Continue reading

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Happy Blogiversary!

Image from The Gardener of Eden Blog Yesterday was my blogging birthday and I forgot! Therefore this post is a quick glance back over the last year. It is also an opportunity to say thank you to you all for reading, … Continue reading

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Main Blog – Anglers Rest

My main blog is hosted at Anglers Rest, please join me there. I usually post daily and share a mix of genealogy and books along with whatever else takes my fancy!

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Sheffield Mill, Berkshire

Sheffield Mill in 1740 was producing white & brown paper and the master paper maker was Thomas BURCH. There were two mills at the site of Sheffield Mill during the 18th C and three by 1811. Source – These snippets from … Continue reading

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