Monthly Archives: April 2013

Men named on the Aldeburgh War Memorial in Suffolk – are any of them your ancestors?

I have now set up an Aldeburgh War Memorial tree on Ancestry to try and locate relatives, information and possibly photographs of the 83 men and 1 woman from Aldebugh killed in World War 1 and if anyone wants to … Continue reading

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Backhouse, Haken, Shemming & Tibbenham WW1 Aldeburgh names!

As you know from a previous blog post I am carrying out some research into the names on the Aldeburgh War Memorial in Suffolk and I am looking for the personal stories and photographs to accompany the military research that … Continue reading

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GOONS links to Framlingham!!

It is great how being involved with the Guild of One Name Studies (GOONS) leads to meeting other members with surnames they are researching like BULSTRODE http://www.one-name.org/profiles/bulstrode.html and SCOTCHMER http://www.one-name.org/profiles/scotchmer.html who have links to Framlingham in Suffolk – why not … Continue reading

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When I met Arthur Newson…..

Following on from the recent articles in Framfare magazine in Framlingham Suffolk http://www.framfare.com about Arthur Newson and John Bridges subsequent piece ‘A tale of Three Arthur Newsons’ I thought I would share with you a story that Arthur told me … Continue reading

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Mobile Phone App to prevent ‘accidental incest’ proves a hit with Icelanders!!!!

An interesting article that I have been sent by email this afternoon that I thought I would share…….. The risk of Icelanders accidentally sleeping with a relative is apparently high enough to justify the creation of a smartphone app to … Continue reading

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WW1 LAST Graves research!

I am researching all the LAST’s killed in WW1 including the grave of Basil Herbert Last as shown in this photograph and if anyone can help with any information or photographs about the casualties please email me at charnwoodresearch@virginmedia.com – … Continue reading

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My first tentative steps into the world of DNA Genealogy!!

STOP PRESS – I am currently in the process of setting up a LAST surname DNA Study which will hopefully prove some great connections between people with the surname LAST and if you know anyone with the name or a … Continue reading

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