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So Much To See In a Photo

- Clarence Holm

I posted a picture yesterday of two of my Aunts holding my father as a baby. All three plus their younger siblings have passed away. 332 more words

Family Memories

Tough Woman #52Ancestors2015 (3)

My subject for this segment of #52Ancestors2015 began with an in-depth (and heated) discussion with Nostalgia for all of last week and the better part of this one! 516 more words


Review of TimeGlider for DH6010

I accessed TimeGlider through the DiRT directory and it functioned very well as a tool for Geneology timeline construction. I tried several other timeline and graph making tools such as google graphs, Gephi, Graphviz and Flare but found TimeGlider to be the most suited to my needs and to have the most user-friendly interface. 715 more words


Flowing Fashion: The Changing Tides in the History of Dress

It may surprise one to know that people actually study fashion as a career.  Jayne Shrimpton, for example, has spent decades learning about the history of dress, particularly in the context of British society.   1,404 more words

Dealing With Disappointment

52 ancestors - Rachel Halden/Willis

Rachel Halden is my Great Great Grandmother, she was baptised on 2 September in Milwich, Staffordshire. On the 1841 census she is living with her parents… 163 more words

52 ancestors - Sarah Pickard/Sellars

Sarah Pickard is my Great Great Great Grandmother, all I know about Sarah is that she married Joseph Sellars in 1827 in Middlesmoor North Yorkshire, Joseph was a school master but Sarah couldn’t write so “left her mark” on the entry. 30 more words

Family History

52 ancestors - Mary Hyslop/Stevenson

I know little about Mary Hyslop as she only lived until she was 19 years old when she died giving birth to my Great Grandmother… 73 more words