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432 Somonauk Avenue, Sycamore, Illinois

This was the home of MaryAnn Sanderson Oakland and Thomas Lewis Oakland in 1918 at the time of his death.  I don’t know how long they had lived there. 59 more words


Support Your Local Cemetery

I grew up about a block from a cemetery and back in those days cemeteries were never locked ; not like today to keep the vandals out and the dead safe inside. 298 more words

Maps: their untold stories

Drawn from seven centuries of maps of places around the globe held in The National Archives, Maps: their untold stories offers a fascinating and unusual journey through the world of maps. 179 more words


Further memories of legendary hall

WE’VE always got more time and space for memories of the Sidney Hall in Weymouth.

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Family Lines

In different hours, a man represents each of several of his ancestors, as if there were seven or eight of us rolled up in each man’s skin, — seven or eight ancestors at least, — and they constitute the variety of notes for that new piece of music which his life is. 458 more words

Recent Paintings

Take a glimpse into the past at history group's event

‘WINFRITH: Glimpses of the Past’, is the subject of the next meeting of the Friends of Crossways Library’s local history group tonight at 7.30pm.

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Tribute to long serving teacher at Holy Trinity School

IN LIGHT of the recent articles we’ve published on the temporary use of the Sidney Hall as a school after Holy Trinity School in Weymouth was damaged by a landmine, today we’re paying tribute to one of the school’s longest serving teachers. 9 more words