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Christine Joyce Butcher – (1947-2014)

Today is the very sad day of Mum’s funeral; in fact at the very moment this is published at 1pm GMT, I will be standing along with my husband and family saying a sad farewell to Mum. So I am … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday Mum – Christine Joyce Butcher ~ 16 Feb 1947 – 14 Feb 2014

Today would have been Mum’s 67th Birthday. I spent some time yesterday looking for one of my favourite pictures of Mum.  It is the largest in the collage, and was taken in May 1995. Mum hated having her photograph taken, … Continue reading

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Christine Joyce Butcher ~ (1947 – 2014)

Mum & Stuart, April 2007Hestercombe Gardens Today has been an ordeal. It is with a very heavy heart that I write to say my beloved Mum passed away this morning, at 12.05 am, just two days before her 67th birthday. … Continue reading

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Virtual Advent Tour – Kiva – Genealogists for Families Project

I am delighted to take part in the Virtual Advent Tour hosted by Marg & Kelly. This is the third time of taking part. It is a wonderful way to meet other bloggers and spread festive cheer! When I decided … Continue reading

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Share a Memory Contest with Dear Myrt

Dear Myrt +DearMYRTLE is hosting the 2nd share a memory contest.. If you want to hear about the contest. The watch this week’s Monday with Myrt – the details are at the top of the hour. Here is the video – be … Continue reading

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Sepia Saturday – 202

There was something about the prompt photograph that reminded me of a photograph of my Grandfather’s Uncle. In this photograph, Walter Butcher is standing in the fields at Wanborough with another labourer tending to the land. Walter Butcher was born … Continue reading

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Remembrance Day Photo Collage – Day Eight

This is a photograph of my Mum’s first Cousin, who I will refer to as FT. Whilst FT is now deceased, he had an unusual surname and has left quite a few descendants. I do not know where this was … Continue reading

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Remembrance Day Photo Collage – Day One

The first photograph in the collage for week one is this picture of my maternal Grandfather, George Butcher (1908 – 1974). I have had this photograph a very long time. As I writing this post, I pondered on where this … Continue reading

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Where it all started….

This morning, whilst working on something else, I had cause to pull out this Census image. It was this very image that made me really pursue my interest in my maternal family history.  Image courtesy of Ancestry – RG11/780/6 Puttenham … Continue reading

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Sepia Saturday 186 – George Butcher 1908 – 1974

The prompt for this week is Boadecea. I have chosen the battle and uniform theme as it ties in rather nicely with this photograph, which I know I have shown before. Today, commemorates the death of my Grandfather, George Butcher. … Continue reading

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