Monthly Archives: February 2015

John DIX died 4th April 1895

Further to my recent research into the death notice card for George DIX and the discovery that he had died in a tragic accident on the railway, I also had a death card for John DIX George’s brother, who had died … Continue reading

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Half a Century on the Railway – Beccles Funeral of Mr C DIX

Following on from my recent research into the death of George DIX who was tragically killed in a railway accident in 1890, I have now discovered new information about another DIX relative who worked for half a century on the railways. … Continue reading

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The tragic death of George DIX 3rd May 1890

When I started researching my family tree several years ago my dad had a box of old papers and photographs that he very kindly lent me to see if I could link the various documents to the family members I … Continue reading

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Who was Ada – photo mystery?

Whilst researching my family tree with the surnames LAST, DIX, CRISP and SINCLAIR who were all based around Framlingham, Parham and the surrounding villages and I discovered in a box of old photographs the attached photo which says on the … Continue reading

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Queen’s Telegram on Diamond Day

During my own LAST family tree researched I discovered that my Great Grandparents Joseph and Ellen LAST (nee DIX) celebrated their Diamond Wedding Anniversary on the 24th October 1959 and mention of their wedding at the church in Parham in … Continue reading

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Seeking the elusive Edith Rosa SINCLAIR

I hit a brick wall several years ago in my own paternal family tree tracing details of my great grandmother’s birth. Edith Rosa Sinclair taken with two of her children Doris and Walter Edith Rosa Sinclair married Walter Ernest Crisp … Continue reading

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The SAWYER Family from Buxhall in Suffolk

Late last year I purchased a bundle of old postcards from an Antique Centre in Halstead in Essex and amongst them were some old WW1 photo postcards and the mention of the surname SAWYER. I have now found some other postcards … Continue reading

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