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Carnival Of Genealogy 109 – Our Ancestors’ Place of Worship!

St Nicholas Church in Guildford Surrey was the venue of my Christening in the late 1960s, that of my Mum in the mid 1940s and my Grandmother in 1913. It was also the venue where my Grandfather’s sisters married during … Continue reading

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Carnival Of Genealogy 108 – Foods & their links to the past

This posting is doubling up as my weekly contribution to Weekend Cooking and my monthly contribution to the Carnival of Genealogy. General Pondering There is something rather comforting about food and I wonder what it is? Is it that historically, generations … Continue reading

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Carnival Of Genealogy 107 – The Seasons of My Genealogy Research

If I were to align the seasons of the year to my genealogical activities I would say that: Spring would be the season of reflection. What material do I have? What do I know? and What do I need to … Continue reading

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Carnival Of Genealogy 105:Favorite Current Technology

I resisted the urge to upgrade to an iphone and made a huge generalisation that they were completely unnecessary. Then about a year ago hubby was looking to upgrade and we were shown the versatility of an iphone and I knew I … Continue reading

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Carnival Of Genealogy 104: When is a car not a car!

The following post is not about a car, but it is a mode of transport and one that has a link to my husband’s ancestry. The photograph shows my late father in law, Derek Goucher 1926 – 2010, on his … 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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