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Frances Turley Romney b. 21 April 1873, d. 19 June 1953. "Her kindness overflowed."

The Theodore Turley Family Book, pp. 366-370


Frances Turley Romney, daughter of Isaac and Clara Ann Tolton Turley, was born April 21, 1873 in Beaver, Utah. 1,631 more words

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Frequency Illusion and the red car

Stop reading now if you think I might be an expert on this , I am not.

I have been caught in the vortex as any curiosity cat might be.  401 more words

100 years ago today...

… on Sunday 21st April 1918, James Stevens died at Little Grumbla, Sancreed. 

James & Honor in 1880 with baby daughter, Kate*

A newspaper report the following week said “T… 499 more words


The Felucca Ride Up The Nile

William, Stevenson and Barr left  on the morning of 15th February for Assuan where more wonders of the world awaited them.  They eagerly captured their memories on film and William filled his notebook with facts he found interesting.  1,050 more words

World War 1


Through the wind gusts
bumpy landing
here I am, to learn,
all that I never learned before
story time –
darkness through the generations,
both sides, 40 more words


Windrush Landing Cards: How Could This Record Destruction Happen?

The destruction by the Home Office of the landing cards which recorded Windrush Generation immigrants’ arrival dates in the UK is rightly causing a public outcry. 1,689 more words

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James Wood's Scrotum

Family history can become a fairly tedious list of names, dates and places, with very little turning up in the records to add context or colour. 805 more words

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