Monthly Archives: July 2013

A productive afternoon rummaging at Battlesbridge!!

I have been to Battlesbridge in Essex today for a browse around some second hand shops and found these 3 great old postcards of Ypres in France for 10p each, which will add nicely to my WW1 research. I also … Continue reading

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EBay Find – Old Framlingham Photographs!!

I recently acquired on the internet an old family photograph album from the early 1920’s that on the description listed that it included pictures of Aldeburgh, Bawdsey and Walberswick in Suffolk. Therefore I was very pleased upon receipt and closer … Continue reading

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Aldeburgh War Memorial Research well under way!!

My Aldeburgh War Memorial World War 1 research is now well under way with over 20 contacts so far and my office wall is now covered with the CWGC details about each World War 1 soldier and I am hoping … Continue reading

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New Project to Digitise 360,000 First World War RAF and RFC Service Records Announced

Leading UK family history website findmypast.co.uk and The National Archives have today announced a joint project to digitise hundreds of thousands of service records of First World War Royal Flying Corps (RFC) and Royal Air Force (RAF) airmen. The contract … Continue reading

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Aldeburgh War Memorial Research – an interesting outcome!

I had a really interesting phone call on Friday evening regarding my Aldeburgh War Memorial Research – a gentleman called me regarding the name Reuben William WOOD shown on the memorial. Someone in Aldeburgh had seen my articles requesting research … Continue reading

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Two million new Hertfordshire parish records added to findmypast.co.uk

Leading family history website findmypast.co.uk has increased the size of the UK’s largest parish records collection with two million new Hertfordshire parish baptisms, marriages and burials dating from 1538-1990. Findmypast.co.uk has made the records available online for the first time, … Continue reading

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