Tag Archives: Butcher

A-Z Challenge – Book of Me – A is for Analysis

As a family historian it is vital to analysis the information we discover. It is not enough to look at the information once, and that process should be a consistent theme as we research. Just because we read something does … Continue reading

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52 Ancestors:# 5 ~ Walter Butcher (1874 – 1956)

No Story Too Small This post is for week 5 of the 52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks Challenge (2015) by Amy Crow from No Story Too Small. You can read the list of my posts HERE The prompt for week five was … Continue reading

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52 Ancestors:# 4 ~ Butcher Births and Deaths between the Census’

No Story Too Small This post is for week 4 of the 52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks Challenge (2015) by Amy Crow from No Story Too Small. You can read the list of my posts HERE My Grandfather’s parents, Charles Butcher and … Continue reading

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52 Ancestors:# 1 ~ George Butcher (1908 – 1974)

No Story Too Small This post is for week 1 of the 52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks Challenge (2015) by Amy Crow from No Story Too Small. You can read the list of my posts HERE What a great way to kick … Continue reading

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Happy 75th Anniversary to my Grandparents

Today marks the 75th wedding anniversary of my late Grandparents. They married at Guildford Registry Office and the witnesses were friends. The marriage certificate does not indicate that any family were present, but I know they were. At the time … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday Granny – Annie Prudence Butcher (1879 – 1972)

Today would have been my Great Grandmother’s, Annie Prudence Butcher (nee Harris) 116th birthday. I knew her as Granny, and later as I began my research I affectionately called her APH. My cousins knew her as Big Gran, because their … Continue reading

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Medical Records – Part One

This gorgeous picture of my late Mum and the post about Medical Records can be found over at the In Memory of Quilt ~ A Memorial Project

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Royal Artillery Attestation Papers (1883 – 1942)

Yesterday I wrote about the Royal Artillery records that FindMyPast have just released. You can read that post HERE. Later on I was involved in a conversation via Twitter with +Seonaid Harvey Lewis about the various purposes of the columns on the … Continue reading

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More Easter Memories

In my kitchen breakfast room there hangs, on some beams a series of mugs & cups. Nothing especially spectacular about any of them, but they each have a story to tell. This is a cup I remember from my childhood. … Continue reading

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Easter Memories

Image courtesy of Lindt When I was a little girl in the 1970’s my Great Aunt always bought me a box of Lindt chocolate bunnies in a small cardboard box. This happen for years, until I was probably about 15 … Continue reading

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