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How much were our ancestors worth?!

Wills are one of the most interesting and revealing documents about our ancestors and can contain much personal detail about beneficiaries and possessions left to family and friends.   583 more words

Happy New Year!

Hello everyone,

Well, Christmas is over and I hope you have a bit more free time after the usual hectic days seeing  family and friends!  I’m now just over six weeks into the recovery from my operation and feel able to spend a bit more time at the computer, so I can delve into the magazines and email updates from various sources and maybe do a bit more research into my own families…and soon I can lift the files out of the drawers again!   774 more words

More World War 1 Soldiers are Claimed

Four more men from the Roll of Honour have been claimed for when research starts next year.Please note that other sources suggest that the soldier on the left is Dennis Kent and that George is second from the left. 

World War 1

Tingewick Historical Society - Great War Project - update

To commemorate the centenary of the start of The Great War members of Tingewick Historical Society have been researching Tingewick’s WW1 soldiers who are named on our village war memorials. 98 more words


Audio Slideshows

Audio Slideshows  are an easy way for creating digital stories.  They are a good place to begin, and great for students  in almost any subject 473 more words


Mata Hari - Sex, Power and War

Day 161 of Colourisation Project – October 15

Challenge: to publish daily a colourised photo that has some significance around the day of publication.

Ninety-seven years ago, this day, 15 October 1917, Margaretha Geertruida Zelle, a Dutch exotic dancer and courtesan, was executed by firing squad in France under charges of espionage for Germany during World War I. 440 more words