Tag Archives: Surrey

Those Thursday Places – Richmond Poor Law

Map showing Richmond Union WorkshouseCourtesy of Surrey Records Centre Today I read that Surrey Records Centre has released via their web page the Richmond Poor Law Union Applications and Report Books. This is a fantastic resource which has indexed by a … Continue reading

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Sunday Obituary – Harriet Butcher (1811 – 1896)

The Mercury, Hobart, TasmaniaSaturday, 2nd May 1896 Australian Newspaper Archives

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John Hunt Butcher & his link to sheep..

I was having a trawl through the Australian Newspaper Archives a while ago and came across this article which relates to my Butcher ancestors from Hascombe Surrey. John Hunt Butcher had inherited the estate called Park Hatch at Hascombe Surrey. He … Continue reading

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What a tangled web we weave…..

I was looking at a notebook this morning and spotted something, the surname of Burchell.  I knew I had already a reference to that surname, so I pulled the Butcher file off the bookcase and started to plough my way … Continue reading

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Postcard Friendship Friday – Shere, Surrey

Shere is located in Surrey England and is a very pretty (and expensive) location. Well known for appearing in several films. A branch of my own family resided in the village, although that was about 250 years before this postcard … Continue reading

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Postcard Friendship Friday – Rowley Bristow Orthopedic Hospital Surrey

Here is Rowley Bristow Orthopedic Hospital at Pyrford. This card is from July 1954, which was the same time my Mum was a patient there.Submitted as part of Postcard Friendship Friday hosted by The Best Hearts are Crunchy 

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Beyond the Internet Week 1: Church interiors

On the very first visit I made to Puttenham in Surrey I just knew I belonged. There was a feeling of completeness. I walked up the main isle of the church towards the alter and stopped and sat down at … Continue reading

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52 Weeks of Personal Genealogy & History – Wk 42 – Favourite School Subject

Week 42. Favorite School Subject. What was your favorite subject in school and why? Was it also your best subject? This challenge runs from Saturday, October 15, 2011 through Friday, October 21, 2011. The subjects we often excel at are usually … Continue reading

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Postcard Friendship Friday – Guildford Holy Trinity 1918

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