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Reginald James PASKEY

This month we return to the Paskey family of Summerland Street, Barnstaple and look at the second of three brothers to die while serving in the First World War. 841 more words

First World War

Battle of Byland: considering the evidence

Graham Lee, Senior Archaeological Conservation Officer and Ed Dennison, Ed Dennison Archaeological Services Ltd  

Roulston Scar Iron Age Hillfort is a scheduled site in the south west corner of the National Park. 906 more words

North York Moors

Hiram E. Leonard Diary, January 16 - 22, 1867

“16th Wednesday  Snowed some & grew cold in afternoon & evening  I did my choars was at the office all day & evening came home at 8 ½ & went to bed at 9 ½ sick with a cold. 280 more words


A New Year: 1937

I do get caught up in the feeling of a new year.  Hope and renewed energy, faith in our selves to make it better…It’s kind of like the excitement of opening a new book.  153 more words


The Battle of White Bird Canyon, Idaho

The Battle of White Bird Canyon took place below what locals know as White Bird Hill. It’s anything but a hill, though. The summit of the “hill”-(4,425 ft.) is a mountain pass, in north central Idaho. 362 more words

Fort Lapwai

A quick message for Hester

(To begin with thank you to those who newly Followed my blog after reading yesterday evening’s post, your likes are really appreciated :) and consequently I am now Following two new blogs but for personal reasons I’d like to say little more except to say I loved reading the ‘Friendships & Loneliness’ post last night before bed, thank you. 637 more words


A tour of North Wales in the 1930s...

A Huntley Archives film of a tour of North Wales by train in the 1930s… with some great shots of Rhyl Promenade and the famous wicker chairs on the beach.

Rhyl Life