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John Brawley 1857-1892

John Brawley was born on 12 June 1857 at Calderbraes, Old Monkland, Lanarkshire. He was my 2nd great uncle and the eldest child of my great, great grandparents, Sarah McLaughlin and James Brawley. 212 more words

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A Narrow Escape - Hugh Brawley and Catherine Cosgrove 

I found this newspaper article dated Monday 10 August 1953 while researching my maternal grandparents, Hugh Brawley and Catherine Cosgrove. The fact that they’d been involved in a train derailment was something I’d never heard before but it must have been pretty big news in the family at the time. 295 more words

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Matthew Brawley 1904-1977

Matthew Brawley was my maternal grandfather’s younger brother and is the only one of the 12 siblings I ever met. I don’t remember anything about him really but I do recall visiting “uncle Matt” with my mum.   89 more words

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Elizabeth Brawley 1900-1900

I previously posted about Agnes Brawley who died in tragic circumstances when she was just a few weeks old. She was my maternal grandfather’s sister. I recently stumbled across another death record for a child that I had not been looking for because, like her sister Agnes, I wasn’t aware of her existence. 127 more words

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My Favourite Photograph (update)

The theme of this week’s 52 Ancestors Challenge is ‘My Favourite Photograph’.

I previously posted about this photograph which was sent to me by my second cousin, Frances. 310 more words

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Survivors run to pay forward support from the community

BRAWLEY — Despite going through radiation treatment for the first time on the eve of the run, Brawley resident Guadalupe Soto didn’t let that get in the way of showing her support and participating in Saturday’s event. 845 more words


New Analysis Confirms Suspected Bias of Large U.S. Prostate Screening Study

A new paper appearing in Annals of Internal Medicine used simulation modeling to try to correct for a known bias in a notable U.S. trial of prostate cancer screening, called PLCO. 579 more words