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Tracing Your Pre-Victorian Ancestors

Tracing Your Pre-Victorian Ancestors

by John Wintrip



I found this book to be an invaluable source of information for looking for my family History in England.   362 more words

Book Review

Spruce's Forever Home

It seems I am always writing my ancestor’s stories, but I think there are some other stories that need to be told.  I would like to tell the story of one beloved pet.  1,450 more words

Family History

Step Back Saturday--House of Truth

Last night I had a dream in my childhood home in Greenville. This dream made me think about the Greenville House, and how patterns and themes are developed from our dreams if we pay attention and record the details. 378 more words

Journal Writing

What I Found in a Photo

While enrolled in a basic genealogy online course through Boston University I discovered that you can tell a great deal about the lives of people from looking at old photos and analyzing the objects around them.  802 more words


Acock's Green Star v Birchfield Villa, 1882

Birmingham Daily Post 17 January 1882 page 5

Acock’s Green Star v Birchfield Villa – These clubs met on the ground of the former Acock’s Green on Saturday last.  112 more words


Admiral Napier's Gift

Admiral Charles Lionel Napier of Chitterne House was leaving the village and, as president of the Hut committee, wanted to give something to the Hut as a momento of the happy time he and his wife had spent in the village. 685 more words

Salisbury Plain

Louisa G's story

Fascinated by the tale of Louisa Gould, who lived in Nazi-occupied Jersey, and has recently been made into a film called Another Mother’s Son.

Her story is incredible – see more about her here.