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New record collections in Oct/Nov 2015

Various new collections have been added to Ancestry.co.uk in the last month. 53 more words

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Widening the Circle

“Our task must be to free ourselves… by widening our circle of compassion to embrace all living creatures and the whole of nature and it’s beauty.”   1,824 more words


When Persistence Seems Futile

I have one of those ancestors.  And it’s a big one.  He’s my Great Great Great Grandfather, on my father’s side.  And to be honest, it feels as if he is standing in my way – physically preventing me from progressing further back in the Morgan history. 363 more words


William and Elizabeth Potter

William was born in 1848 in Market Lavington – registered in the first quarter of the year. His father, John Potter, was a butcher, also a Market Lavington man. 317 more words


25 Nov 2015 - Italian Sesame Cookies


  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees
  • 4 cups flour
  • 1 tablespoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup of shortening ( Crisco solid)
  • 2 eggs…
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Fact or Fiction: 1

Readers of my novel Letting Go of Love have emailed me to ask about the real lives of the characters in the book. I will start with my grandfather, James Henry Jordan. 762 more words

Call for Presentation Proposals - BIFHSGO Conference 2016

BIFHSGO’s 22nd Annual Family History Conference is tentatively scheduled for September 9 – 11, 2016, to be held at Ben Franklin Place in Ottawa. Possible alternate dates of September 30 – October 2 will be confirmed by January 4, 2016. 49 more words

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