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England and Wales Probate Index now partly online

An online index of grants of probate made in England and Wales has been made partly available online. 110 more words

Family History

KFL Genealogy Group Meeting Saturday, October 4th, 2014

I’m a bit of a family history buff; I’ve been chasing ancestors for decades, though I admit the material is nothing you could call organized or ‘archival’. 156 more words

Kennebunk Free Library


Recently, I received a request to post some more genealogy information.  It does seem that I have been overlooking this.  Perhaps it is because I haven’t been spending time on the book and should be finished by now or perhaps it is because I find our side trips easier to write about and include.   45 more words


Civil War Letter of Pvt. Joseph Davis, 4th NC, Co. F

One of my patrons brought a the letter of her grandfather, Joseph Davis,  a private in the 4th NC regiment and a resident of Black Creek in Wilson County for me to digitize recently.  72 more words

Join Hawkesbury Valley Heritage Tours on special-interest tour of Hawkesbury

Keep the date free – Friday, 31 October 2014. Hawkesbury Valley Heritage Tours will be running a relaxed, full day coach tour through the most historic areas of the Hawkesbury in conjunction with Hawkesbury-based artist Greg Hansell’s annual studio exhibition. 200 more words

History And Heritage

An unusual breed - a male knitter

I wrote about James Moar in a previous post, an invalided man who turned to knitting (even though he thought it to be women’s work) in order to support himself. 580 more words

Family History

Ancestor Story - Helen Boles, the niece - 52 Ancestors

I have two women in my tree named Helen Boles.  I’ve written about Helen who was my 3rd great grandaunt.  The other Helen is her niece, my 1st cousin 4 times removed and the daughter of… 184 more words