Tag Archives: Jelley

Remembrance Day Photo Collage – Day Five

My grandmother, Lillian Edith MATTHEWS inherited her middle name from her Aunt, the sister of her father, Edith Annie Matthews born 1877 in Rugby Warwickshire. Despite this my Grandmother knew very little about Edith other than she was a “nurse”. … Continue reading

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Family Connections – A Reflection

I suddenly became aware, following my telephone conversation on Friday that I had with Edith’s Grandchild, that on this particular line the descendant path stops here. For some strange reason I felt a degree of sadness and to be honest … Continue reading

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Wonderful News – Family Connections!

Regular readers of this blog may recall my research into the life of my Great Great Aunt Edith Jelley nee Matthews. You can read the details on the webpage HERE. Well research showed that the little boy in this photo … Continue reading

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Beyond the Internet: Week 8 – Certificates

Continuing the weekly theme, inspired by Family History Across the Seas. The early marriage certificate featured below, is the marriage of Richard BUD, who is my 4 x Great Grandfather.  Richard married Sarah Kemp in Stoke Next Guildford on 21st July … Continue reading

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Fearless Females – Day 9

March 9 — Take a family document (baptismal certificate, passenger list, naturalization petition, etc.) and write a brief narrative using the information. The document I have chosen has formed part of an earlier posting for my Ancestor of the Week … Continue reading

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Ancestor of the Week – Edith Jelley nee Matthews

My grandmother, Lillian Edith MATTHEWS inherited her middle name from her Aunt, the sister of her father, Edith Annie Matthews born 1877 in Rugby Warwickshire. Despite this my Grandmother knew very little about Edith other than she was a nurse. … Continue reading

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