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The Extraordinary Geographic Heritage in My DNA | Leigh (Bella) St John


Oh my!  I have been busily tracing a particular line of my ancestry and what I find most astonishing is not that I have been able to trace them back to the late 1400’s… (and to the left is the family crest) What astonished me – and, if I’m honest, … Continue reading
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What an amazingly ordinary extraordinary week… | Leigh (Bella) St John


You know those weeks where nothing of great significance in the overall scheme of the world has happened, but yet there have been so many little amazing things that together the week has felt quite extraordinary? 18 more words

Leigh’s Motor Ambulance & The Red Cross – GM 1914

This article first appeared in the Leigh Chronicle in August 1915 and provides an insight into the valuable work of the Red Cross during the war. 47 more words

20th Century

(Poem) Mandrake The Devils Flower???

 

Mandrake, are you the Devils flower

In Islam you are so-called you see

The reason is plain and simple

But most of the world is blind to thee… 281 more words

Poems

Leigh's Motor Ambulance & The Red Cross

The Red Cross introduced the battlefield motor ambulances during the First World War and they quickly replaced the horse-drawn variants. 

This article first appeared in the Leigh Chronicle in August 1915 and provides an insight into the valuable work of the Red Cross during the war. 421 more words

World War One

3 Minutes To Midnight Drop Funk-Infused New Single 'High Windows'

Written by Rahoul Naik

One of Lancaster’s newest yet ever-so talented bands, 3 Minutes To Midnight, have released their newest single High Windows and it really encapsulates everything the band is and stands for. 339 more words

Music

Leigh Valley Railroad Lantern Dated 1925

Leigh Valley Railroad Lantern Dated 1925
Governor’s Antiques And Architectural Salvage Has Been In Business For Over 45 Years. We Have Over 6 Million Items In Inventory Within 7 Acres Of Property. 136 more words

Collectibles