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February Challenges in Review

Well, I don’t know about you, but what a February. It has been full on and very genealogical. Full of the photographs from the photo collage and posts from the writing challenge. It would like some feedback on how people … Continue reading

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Family History Writing Challenge 2013 – Day 11

As I said yesterday, I had always known that one of the sisters remained in the UK, but nonetheless, I decided to revist the book written by Margaret Bellasis in 1952 to see if I had overlooked any further clues … Continue reading

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Family History Writing Challenge 2013 – Day 10

I have always known right from the start of this research over 20 years ago that one of Esther’s sisters did not it would appear go to India. I could not help, but feel slightly troubled. Had I missed something? … Continue reading

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Family History Writing Challenge 2013 – Day 9

The biggest issue for me with the whole King family saga is how we made the journey from rural Surrey to not just India, but the whole peerage issue. There is so much more research that can be done on … Continue reading

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Family History Writing Challenge 2013 – Day 8

I wanted to really get to grips with the King family in Farnham. I had various transcriptions and records from earlier research so I revisited that data. Much to my surprise (and annoyance) it would appear that I had already … Continue reading

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Family History Writing Challenge 2013 – Day 7

Amelia Waddell the Grand Daughter of John King and Mary Budd married Sir Keith Jackson, 2nd Baronet. As I know very little about peerages I wanted to explore this more. I am still wondering how they met, although it was … Continue reading

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Family History Writing Challenge 2013 – Day 6

Given that Amelia Waddell and Keith Jackson had given their children some interesting names I thought I would see what data was “out there” Mountstuart Goodrick born 1836Amelia Georgina born 1837Anna Madeline Hungerford born 1838Julia Honoria Catherine born 1839Keith George … Continue reading

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Family History Writing Challenge 2013 – Day 5

As I said yesterday I had not done any research on the Jackson line mainly because of the peerage and the details would be freely available. For me, genealogy and family history is not about peerages and famous people, although … Continue reading

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Family History Writing Challenge 2013 – Day 4

Amelia Waddell and Sir Keith Jackson had two children – 1. Mountstuart Goodricke Jackson (1836 – 1857)2. Keith George Jackson (1842 – 1916) Currently I have not investigated further, as this line will probably be well documented because of their … Continue reading

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Family History Writing Challenge 2013 – Day 3

Over the last few weeks I have systematically written a sheet of paper up reflecting what data I know about each of the sisters. I then turned to the sisters who do not appear very much in the various books. … Continue reading

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