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Sisters Monica, Mary and Cecelia Bellasis…..A Work in Progress

IntroductionI started my research deep in a rural village in the depth of Surrey England. As my research evolved and I researched back through the generations exploring the lives of direct and indirect ancestors I stumbled into the surname of … Continue reading

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Japanese Ukiyo-e Floral Prints by Daniel & Denise Ankele

This is an eBook that I spotted via Amazon just after Christmas. I downloaded to my iPad and Kindle and viewed on my iPad as the Kindle is not in colour. At the time I downloaded, this was a free book. This … Continue reading

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Description of the Island of St. Helena

Written by an Officer in the Honourable East India Company and published in The News on Sunday 13th August 1815. Description of the Island of St Helena Rugged rocks and lofty mountains,Interspers’d with crystal fountains,Here and there a grove of … Continue reading

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Carnival Of Genealogy 103: Female Genealogy

As modern women I believe we truly under estimate the hardship, suffering and resilience of our female ancestors. Let us consider what we have that they often did not. Electricity and Gas, forms of heating and light A benefit system … Continue reading

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Fearless Females – Day 1

March 1 — Do you have a favourite female ancestor? One you are drawn to or want to learn more about? Write down some key facts you have already learned or what you would like to learn and outline your … Continue reading

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Ancestor of the week – George Bridges Bellasis & Ester King

Inspired by the post on Twigs of Yore in commemoration of Australia Day – 26 January, and doubling up as my Ancestor of the Week post. Find the earliest piece of documentation you have about an ancestor in Australia. If … Continue reading

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Bowring Family at Torquay

Through various bits of research I established the Bellasis family connected to a fairly well know Devonian family called Bowring. As I live in the County it was relatively easy to access the archives and cemeteries. I don’t want to … Continue reading

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