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What Grandpa did in the army

I have recently had the great good fortune of seeing my grandfather’s Soldier’s Service and Pay Book for his service in the British Army. It was loaned to me by my uncle, his only son. I will have a short … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday – My great grandfather

My great grandfather looks like a young man with prospects in this picture. Sadly, he died at age 35 in a Warwickshire workhouse, leaving his young widow with six children under the age of 10.

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Tombstone Tuesday – Uncle George

This headstone may or may not be that of my great uncle and his widow. It has some suggestive connections, but I need to track down real evidence, and put to rest our long hunt for lost Uncle George. The … Continue reading

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