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In Memory of Lillian Edith Butcher nee Matthews 1912- 1995

17 years ago today, my beloved Grandmother passed away. I thought that I would share a few of my favourite photos of her. Top left – aged 12 years Top right – aged 21 years Bottom left – taken circa … 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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Pages 14 & 15

Extract Denyer’s from Chiddingfold Parish Records Locate will of John Matthews Coke dealer Rugby Locate death of Elizabeth Matthews (died by 1881 Census) Mass extraction from Merrow Parish Records  – Done May 1996 Check IGI for Elizabeth Hammond marrying a … Continue reading

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Pages 10 & 11

Photograph of grave for James and Mary Elstone at Merrow = James died 1901 and Mary 1913 – done 28th April 1996 Find details of Alfred Elstone and Rose Butcher living in High Path Road done  May 1996 1891 Census detail … Continue reading

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Pages 8 & 9

Check Parish Records for Elstone and Denyer at Merrow Guildford – done May 1996 Establish some details of Holmdale in Holmdale Road Guildford in 1891 – From Census James Elstone and his family there. Establish some details of High Path … Continue reading

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Family History Writing Challenge 2012 – Day 3

I kept thinking of John Matthews and is death caused by “senile decay”. Death certificates often indicate senile decay where death occurs as a result of old age. Do I really believe that? My Grandmother said many times that her … Continue reading

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Family History Writing Challenge 2012 – Day 2

As I wrote the post for Day 1 of this challenge I created a very basic mind map. I usually create these types of things in my journal, but this one started life on a piece of paper and is … Continue reading

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Family History Writing Challenge 2012 – Day 1

I do not believe that I have ever read a genealogical document, even those I have read before or those that I knew existed, and thought “Okay!” I have always finished reading and pretty much immediately thought of a question … 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 my first time of taking part and I am hoping that it won’t be the last. It is a wonderful way to … Continue reading

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Carnival Of Genealogy 111 – Autumn Weddings

The 4th November represents the 72nd anniversary of my beloved Grandparents, Lilian Edith Matthews to George Butcher. I would love to be able to illustrate this post with a photograph of the happy couple, but sadly I can not, as … Continue reading

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