Category Archives: Surnames

52 Ancestors #3 Annie Norma Lymburner (1894-1989)

This week’s blog prompt “longevity’  had me delving into my ancestor’s ages when they died and to find out who made it into their 80s or even their 90s. Thank goodness it wasn’t too hard to find as I have … Continue reading

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52 Ancestors #2 G-Great Grandmother Ann Greene (c1835-1915)

This weeks prompt by Amy Johnson Crow for the 52-Ancestors-52-Weeks challenge is “A Favourite Photo”. Now I’m sure I have more than one favourite photo, however I have chosen a photo of my 2 x great grandmother Ann Greene as I … Continue reading

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52 Ancestors #1 Charles (Tom) Cripps: 1882-1958

Here is the first of my posts for 2018 for the 52-Ancestors-52-Weeks challenge. I chose my grandfather Tom Cripps as his birthday was on the 5th December when he would have been 135 years old. The stories here are mostly … Continue reading

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Week 41: Interviews

Have you ever been interviewed on the radio or on TV? How exciting would it be to find a video or a radio interview of one of your ancestors? Well, for this week’s blog challenge, I wanted to share with … Continue reading

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Week 39: Who has been Doodling in the Parish Register?

July 1992, Twenty-five years ago, just about to the day, I had written to the Collegiate Church of St Nicholas in Galway, Ireland searching for information on my maternal grandmother’s family the Caddy’s. We had been told they were from … Continue reading

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Week 29 – Wedding Bells

Once upon a time, wedding stories were written when a couple were married. Describing what the bride wore, giving a full description of the colour of the dress, that of the bridesmaids, the bouquets, accessories and often times, what presents … Continue reading

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