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Back to Beaufort 1936

Celebrations

The Riponshire Advocate declared the Back to Beaufort Centenary weekend a resounding success. All but one page of the 9 January edition of the newspaper reported the homecoming celebrations and sporting events. 294 more words

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Life story work shown to help with dementia

According to researchers at the UK’s University of York, life story work – like the kind that Narratio Vitae does for its clients – has good potential to help those suffering from dementia. 130 more words

Ancestry

PICTURES: Looking back at 30 years of Moors Valley Railway

It is thirty years since Jim Haylock opened the popular Moors Valley Railway, the south’s longest, fully signalled, narrow gauge seven-and-a-quarter steam railway, where the engines have the smallest gauge possible to enable drivers to sit in the cab, rather than astride the engine, adding to the real steam locomotive experience. 11 more words

Genealogy

I Always Wanted an Inca Ancestor.....and now I may have one! Chapter One....The Beginning...

At last, I have the results of my DNA testing done by Ancestry and now I know I have  DNA from the Indigenous People of the Americas.  2,471 more words

Genealogy

Severe Infection

Letter transcription:

Dear David:

A lot has happened around here since I last wrote to you. Sunday evening Mark, Shirley and Becky came. Mark had been having a severe infection (kidney & bladder) and wanted to see Dad. 797 more words

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Questions I should have asked

Have you ever wondered about all the questions you wish you would have asked?

As a child, I was known for foraging out details about the past, especially from the grandmother who lived nearby. 717 more words

Ancestry

A Great Upheaval

Incredibly sad, and hard to believe, that some of America’s current “leaders” are proposing mass deportation and expulsion of entire ethnic populations, based on their perceived threat to our society and/or undesirability in our communities.  534 more words

Ancestry