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Family History

My first home

The house I lived in from birth (September 1957) to May 1973 (age fifteen), 8 Macarthur St, Fairfield (now Fairfield East), NSW. I’m not sure exactly when Dad, Mum and my older brother and sister moved in but census records state they resided there in 1954. 111 more words

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May 22–28: Free Access to Military Records - MyHeritage

To help you learn more about your heroic ancestors and the sacrifices they made in service of their country, we’re offering free access to all of our military records in SuperSearch™, over 47 million records.

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Jim Newman and TB: update

After I’d spent hours the other day transcribing my Dad’s diary detailing 2 months or so of his TB treatment, I found two letters I’d forgotten I had on my hard drive.  885 more words

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Where Are YOU From?

Years ago, I took on a writing challenge to create a poem from a template with the resulting work informing readers about myself and my family history. 298 more words

Miscellaneous Stuff

Blogging...Why Bother?

For more than two decades, I have researched my and my spouse’s families’ histories. Initially, I did this for myself and my children—to connect us to the past through our ancestors. 358 more words


Dennis' life before WW2 (December 1916-April 1939)

Dennis with (probably) his brother Geoffrey on his bike

Dennis was born on 16/12/1916 at 16 Hannover Road in Willesden, Middlesex, which is part of London. 853 more words