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Purohit's Patronising Pat – A Non-Issue Blown Up

Tamil Nadu Governor Purohit who owns ‘The Hitavada’ daily and ‘Prof.’ Nirmala Devi

IS  A STRANGE EXPERIENCE to see someone you know personally being trolled and an incident involving him/her being blown out of proportion. 779 more words

Herald of Free Enterprise

On 6 Mar 2017 a 30th anniversay service was held in Dover for the Zeebrugge ferry disaster. See Kent Online and Keeping love alive

The second link has a photo of Peter McNeill, son of Lynda Burt, 38, a stewardess from Dover, who lost her life in the tradgedy. 29 more words


Susan Luke Update

I finally received the birth certificates for Susan Luke’s daughters, Fanny Luke and Mary Ann Luke.

Both confirm that no father is named even though they were both christened as Hatcher and their father being Charles Hatcher. 54 more words


Caleb George Hatcher

While I was researching my great-grandmother Eva Kate Hatcher’s life for my 52 Ancestors in 52 weeks challenge, I discovered that she had a brother Caleb George Hatcher who died at 10 months old due to a fit of convolutions brought on by teething. 188 more words


Jerry Grant: what's in a name?

Jerry Grant, aka Gjermund Olsen, was born 17 Aug 1866 in Trysil, Hedmark, Norway to Ole Olsen and Siri Gjermundsdatter. That summer saw the start of a great famine in Finland and Sweden as crops failed and food rotted in the fields. 2,230 more words


The hand grenade explosion

Image above: A female worker inspects Mills hand grenades in a British factory during the First World War. Wikimedia Commons. Public Domain. 

Dover Express 3 Nov 1916… 1,041 more words


Train roof crawl

Yorkshire Evening Post 16 Dec 1952

A 43-year-old horticultural foreman, Mr. Leslie Ashman, of Daisy Bank, Ditton, near Maidstone (Kent), was today presented with the honorary certificate of the Carnegie Hero Trust Fund by the Mayor of Maidsotne, Ald.

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