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Lessons of the Great War

The vicar of Reading St John suggested parishioners might like to help provide a new communion set for an army chaplain:

Letter from the vicar… 186 more words

Life On The Home Front

Arrests made after daylong standoff west of Calgary that prompted 2 school evacuations

Charges are pending against two men and two women following a daylong standoff in Morley, Alta., that spurred the evacuation of two schools, the RCMP said Thursday night. 120 more words


The naming of Sarah Parker Holdsworth

In the last two posts I’ve been exploring the life of Sarah Parker Holdsworth, the youngest daughter of my 4th great grandparents John Holdsworth and Mary Webb… 611 more words


RCMP seek 'armed and dangerous' suspect after carjacking attempt west of Calgary

An arrest warrant has been issued for a 27-year-old man police consider to be “armed and dangerous” after a hitchhiker wielded a gun while trying to rob a driver of his pickup truck west of Calgary. 230 more words


Thomas Morley and Sarah Parker Holdsworth: new information

Following on from my last post about Sarah Parker Holdsworth, the youngest child of my 4th great grandparents John and Mary Holdsworth, and her marriage to Oxford bookbinder Thomas Morley, I’m grateful to Wendy Christie for supplying further information about the family, and for correcting an error in my original post. 509 more words


The Holdsworth family and 'Mr Morley' of Oxford: a mystery solved

There are few things more exciting for a family historian than discovering a whole new branch of your family tree. I’m grateful to Wendy Christie, via a comment on this blog, for providing me with new and intriguing information about my maternal ancestors, the Holdsworths, and for solving a longstanding mystery about one of their number, as well as throwing new light on the story of the family as a whole. 1,977 more words