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New Horizons in New Tiers

Once upon a time in a classroom far away, a classmate of mine explained how Adelaide was superior to the eastern states as it had not been colonised by convicts. Kim being Kim, I couldn’t let this pass without comment … Continue reading

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Uncle Boop Boop

My great uncle, let’s call him Chuckles, died on Nov 23rd this year. If one was to search the internet for a hint of the man, you would be left with the distinct impression that his only achievement in life … Continue reading

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Trying to Make Sense of it All

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A Notorious Gang Member

On 4 June 1870, The Manchester Times summarised a court case that had reached a verdict on the previous Monday. The detail of the article is here. It details the chequered criminal history of my 3rd great grandfather, Thomas Butterworth, and … Continue reading

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Letters to “Gentlemen”

I have been busy trying to find details of an illusive ancestor George Brown in Durham when I randomly began searching for Reuben Miles at the British Newspapers webpage. Voilà! Reuben was a writer!! Better still, so was his wife, Elizabeth. … Continue reading

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Don’t You Know Who I Am !!

Do you know who you're talking to?! #cartoons #genealogy #familyhistory #familytree #ancestry #heritage #roots #funny #LOL A post shared by Ancestry (@ancestry) on May 7, 2016 at 7:20am PDT I saw the above cartoon this morning. “Do you know who … Continue reading

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