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West....East?!?!?!

– – – Exploring The Countryside and Lanes of Dorset – – –

I never did understand this sign! When I was at school we were taught that east and west were in opposite directions but somehow at Corfe they are the same :) ! 76 more words

Dorset

William Orchard of Langton Matravers

William Orchard was Ari’s 5x great-grandfather. He was born in the Dorset village of Langton Matravers on 8 Sep 1813, and baptised on 10 Oct. 177 more words

A Picture With a Story.....

– – – Exploring The Countryside and Lanes of Dorset – – –

I thought I would just do a short series on what I have called. 721 more words

Dorset

Hannah Cox of Corfe Castle

Hannah Cox was Ari’s 7x great-grandmother, born in about 1748. She lived in Corfe Castle, Dorset, and died in March 1816. She is buried in the churchyard at St Edward, King & Martyr. 156 more words

Surprises Outside of London

Even though I could probably spend the rest of my life living happily in London, we left the city to spend a few days in the countryside. 815 more words

England

Ari's Ancestors

A blog about finding all of the direct ancestors of my grandson Ari, and learning as much about them as I can.  His birth has given me an opportunity to focus on part of the family tree, looking again at all the records I have and searching for new ones. 84 more words