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2015 in review

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2015 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: A San Francisco cable car holds 60 people. This blog was viewed about 3,200 times in 2015. If it were a cable car, it … Continue reading

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WW1 Frontline Walk October 2016 – Why am I doing it all over again!

At this time of annual remembrance and reflection some of my friends from the ABF Soldiers Charity World War 1 Frontline Walk of 2014 have decided to sign up and walk again through France and Belguim in 2016 – the 100th … Continue reading

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Able Seaman Alfred Henry LAST J/18054 died 31st May 1916 aged 19

Whilst researching my own LAST family tree, I have discovered another relative who was killed during World War 1 – Alfred Henry LAST my 4th cousin 2x removed. Taking my research further I have looked up Alfred’s entry on the … Continue reading

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A long shot, but could you have a connection to any of these old photographs?

Recently when visiting family in Bristol I visited a car boot sale in the area, buying a shoebox full of old postcards and on closer inspection found several old photographs in the bottom of the box – sadly none of the photographs … Continue reading

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Private George Robert TODD 15086 died 16th September 1916 aged 27

Whilst researching my recent Easton postcard find showing the Red Cross Society Fete at Easton Park dated 18th May 1912, I also came across the names on the Easton War Memorial to those from the village who fell in WW1 … Continue reading

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Red Cross Society Fete Easton Park Suffolk 18th May 1912

I have always had an interest in the village of Easton in Suffolk being closely located to Framlingham and my One Place Study village of Parham and also due to the fact that my mum was brought up in the … Continue reading

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The MOLEs’ of Framlingham – an unexpected WW2 connection

When in Framlingham during the recent Heritage Open Day I took part in the tour of the town’s cemetery led by John Bridges and as always took a few photos of any graves that caught my eye. One of these … Continue reading

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