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Howdles Lane and The Marquis

When I registered ownership of my house I received the deeds (which ceased to have any legal status), a bundle of documents setting out the history of land ownership, including leases, and I decided to find out something about the people named. 732 more words

Family History

10. Accepted The Young Idiot

Not that Yu Wen wanted to oppose her mother’s will, but Yu Wen could never forget the very first time when she met Mrs. Dzo. She looked at Yu Wen. 2,656 more words

New Everlasting Blossoms---Unfolding Petals

Project 365.38 - Colliery

Today we went to a local open air museum, at which people dressed in Victorian clothing reenact the day to day of people a hundred and fifty years ago. 44 more words

Photo Challenge

Bicslade Freemine

These are a fascinating set of archive freemine photographs, from one of the many mines in the Bicslade valley. There is no record of which mine it is, but it was quite large judging by the number of points and sidings at the top of the pit bank. 89 more words


Reddings Colliery

Reddings colliery has opened and closed several times in recent years, mining the Coleford High Delf seam which could reach up to 7 feet thick. The mine is located high up in a small quarry at the edge of the Forest of Dean basin. 103 more words

Forest Of Dean Mines

On the move, France, September 4, 1917

Tuesday          Reveille 5 am breakfast 6:30 packed up and ready to move off by 9 o/c we pulled out at 9:30 to tramp about 20 miles we stopped 45 minutes at Marles les Mines to water & feed & for dinner[.] we got to our wagon lines at 6:30 pm & bivouac for the night the day was very warm… 205 more words