Tag Archives: Robin Ansell

Christmas Star(s & Stripes)

Robin Ansell continues Barbara’s ‘transtlantic connection’ theme for Christmas tree decorations. Following Barbara’s story of tree decorations on both sides of the Atlantic, I offer our ‘stars & stripes’ Christmas tree star! It has adorned our Christmas tree every year … Continue reading

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The US Civil War

2015 marks the one hundred and fiftieth anniversary of the end of the US Civil War and to commemorate this we had four talks at our Family History Centre in Sherborne on Saturday 11 April. The event was the inspiration … Continue reading

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Family History in Focus – hands on!

Yesterday we had the second of our Family History in Focus events when we were able to be really ‘hands-on’ and try to apply the criteria for dating and identifying images that we had learned in the first session on … Continue reading

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Family History in Focus

I’m not sure where to start in summarizing yesterday’s brilliant talks about early photography and family history, held at our Family History Centre in Sherborne – there were so many fascinating facts and wonderful images that any summary is bound … Continue reading

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