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Elizabeth Gibson and Richard Aldridge

Continuing with my exploration of the lives of the children of my 5 x great uncle Bowes John Gibson (1744 – 1817), in this post I’m returning to his daughter Elizabeth, whose story I first… 1,728 more words


Some Daimler Buses

Some pictures of Daimler Buses for both West Bromwich and Birmingham Corporation’s Buses. and one picture from The Daimler Society  with thanks.

My Life

The Great Debate

The Great Debate
The BIG VOTE is over! Scotland have voted to stay in the union of Great Britain, or the United Kingdom, whichever you wish to call it! 462 more words

My Life

A photo.

A nice surprise came in yesterday’s mail — a copy of another photo of Aint Nina Faison Kornegay Hardy, courtesy of J.M.B. A handwritten note on its back identifies the two boys leaning into her and the date, 18 September 1939 — 75 years ago today. 47 more words

North Carolina

B.S. Civil Engineering.

Oscar Randall, son of George and Frances “Fannie” Aldridge Randall, appeared in The Crisis‘ annual round-up of recent college graduates.

“Civil Engineer, Oscar Randall, whose scholastic average is 87% for the 4 year term,” p. 13 more words

Paternal Kin

Duple Metsec

Duple Metsec is a former bus bodywork builder based in West Midlands of the United Kingdom, which usually supplied body kits for assembly overseas.
It was originated from the bus body manufacturing business of Metal Sections (known as TI Metsec in late 1970s, now known as Metsec plc). 1,024 more words

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