I told you yesterday I was going to find ALL the paper in my house and pull it together in a pile or two!
Well I did… and here it is! 84 more words
‘The world’s most intriguing documents now lie comatose inside a 1995-ish laptop… ’
A friend of mine works as an archivist at a large university that collects rare documents of all sorts. 954 more words
This lovely photo is my great grandmother Blanche Octavia Huband. It comes from an album page created by her daughter, my grandmother, Mary Margaret Ellis. Blanche looks like such an interesting little girl – confident but a touch reserved. 88 more words
Today’s guest picture is the ZurichSee, taken this morning. It was sent me from Zurich by Hilary, Dropscone’s niece, my Zurich correspondent.
The weather in Langholm could hardly have been more different as it was an absolutely foul day, temperature in low single figures, intermittent heavy showers and a cruel and ruthless wind making life far less than joyful. 589 more words
Most of us have old family photo albums and other personal records which might go back many decades – possibly even to the 1800s. Passed down from generation to generation, they give us insight into who our ancestors were, where they lived, and the events that shaped their lives. 1,241 more words