Category Archives: Framlingham

I Don’t Care I Kissed Her – Another Easton WW1 Postcard

As part of my Easton WW1 Red Cross Hospital research I am always on the lookout for old postcards that have been sent by the soldiers who were recovering in the Suffolk village away from the frontline trenches in France … Continue reading

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Typo – Farmlingham not Framlingham!

Using the old newspapers online frequently in my genealogy research, I am always searching for variants of words in case of mis-spelling etc. – therefore when searching for Framlingham stories I will also try Framlington or Framingham. I was therefore … Continue reading

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UPDATE…Have I finally smashed my own Brick Wall – Missing Great Grandmother!

Further to my blog post earlier this week ‘Have I finally smashed my own Brick Wall – Missing Great Grandmother! there have been some developments…… Have I finally smashed my own Brick Wall – Missing Great Grandmother! Having discovered that my … Continue reading

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Another unexpected breakthrough! Who was Ada of Framlingham – a photo mystery?

Following my recent breakthrough on my Great Grandmother’s research, after several years of looking, I have unexpectedly knocked down a brick wall on another of my family photo mysteries this week – whilst looking for something completely different! In February … Continue reading

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Why was Harry CRISP called “Boots”? continued…

Following on from my blog post last month about Harry CRISP or “Boots” as he was known, some more information has come to light about his death in 1918 and how the local Framlingham people contributed to a collection for a tombstone … Continue reading

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Have I finally smashed my own Brick Wall – Missing Great Grandmother!

Back in March 2013 I wrote a blog post about how I had been trying to track down the birth certificate for my paternal Great Grandmother Edith Rosa SINCLAIR without success – Brick Wall – Missing Great Grandmother! Edith Rosa … Continue reading

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Who will I be thinking of as I walk the WW1 Frontline 5th to 9th October 2016?

Following my Framlingham War Memorial World War 1 book launch in November 2011, an article appeared in the East Anglian Daily Times about the launch and I was contacted by a lady in Chelmsford, whose 96 year old mother Ruby … Continue reading

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