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James Edmondson and Polly Robinson 1799 Marriage

Know all men by these presents that we James Edmondson and John Bland are held and firmly bound unto his Excellency the Governor of Kentucky in the sum of fifty pounds current money to the payment of which well and truly to be made to the said governor and his successors, we bind ourselves, our heirs and jointly and severally, firmly, by these presents sealed with our seals and dated this 30th day of January 1799.  190 more words

Genealogy Research

The Girl In The Chair And Her Protégé

She’d cupped a small bird in her hand,
born this year, feathers silky soft,
she encouraged flight, held it aloft,
so warm, so weak, it trembled. 66 more words

Writings & Witterings

Dance With Me?

‘Dance with me?’

When Dad was embarrassed, he whistled,
a tootling flootling whoot;
three notes,
always the same, breath gently pushed
through pursed lips, eyes to heaven. 50 more words

Writings & Witterings


a rich seam to mine
cloth to unpick
cotton and twine
pungent and thick
needle pricks finger
blood marks the spot
no one will linger… 7 more words

Writings & Witterings

Croome Poetry Project - Heather Wastie

Home Cooking: Poets at Croome by Heather Wastie by Apples_And_Snakes on Mixcloud

So thrilled to be part of this project – do let me know what you think of it all – of course, I think it wonderful! 16 more words

Writings & Witterings

Dandelion Faeries

Dandelion faeries blow in the breeze
dancing to the tune of Croome,
murmuring mystical movements.

Ripples run
in rivulets and rings
and the dandelion faeries… 21 more words

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