Category Archives: Surnames

Week 23 – A Quirky Family Story of the Lost Ring

This is just a little a little story that I remember about my grandmother, Annie Herbert née Caddy. Nanna, as we used to call her, often visited us on the farm at Mumby, Northampton for Christmas, although there were other … Continue reading

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Week 18 – First Cousins

First Cousin = a child of one’s uncle or aunt. We won’t go into second cousins, second cousins once removed as I’m sure I’ll have you all confused before I even start. So today’s blog is about my first cousins.

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Week 17 – Paternal Aunts & Uncles – Owen, Rita, Leah

Let’s meet the rest of my father’s family. Uncle Jim, Aunty Rita and Aunty Leah. The three youngest members of a family of 10.

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Week 15 – Paternal Aunts & Uncles – Dolo, Margaret, Norma, Phyllis

This week, I’m blogging about my Father’s family of 2 uncles and 7 aunties and will continue over the next couple of blogs, so they are all included. Do you think the boys were a little outnumbered?

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Week 14 – Maternal Aunts & Uncles

How does one write about 12 aunts and uncles? On my mother’s side, there are three brothers, Uncle Jim, Uncle Newt and Uncle Ray. While in my father’s family he had nine brothers and sisters. Aunty Dolo, Aunty Margaret, Aunty … Continue reading

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Week 6 – My Mum – Dulcie Patricia Herbert: 1928-1988

Unfortunately, two years before mum passed away, I had just started taking an interest in my family history. I did talk to her once and jotted down a few notes, but there’s so much more I would like to have asked … Continue reading

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