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Two men with multiple ‘marriages’

I suspect that many family historians who run into a ‘brick wall’ when trying to pin down an ancestor do the same thing as I do and try to ‘sneak up’ on them by looking at other people with the … Continue reading

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The Deacon Family of Basket Makers

I have a collection of baskets that were made by members of the Deacon family in the village of Nether Compton in Dorset and all are around seventy years old. Luckily my father looked after them and I now have … Continue reading

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Family Wedding – Chicago Style

Before going to the USA for a family wedding Barbara Elsmore wrote here about a charming family tradition. She now summarises her visit and reflects on the importance of family connections, past and present. Just back from my nephew’s wedding … Continue reading

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Lucky Wedding Charm

Barbara Elsmore describes a wedding tradition of the Collings family I am off to the wedding in Chicago of my nephew, Simon Collings, and his bride, all American girl Sarah, asked if there is a family tradition that could be … Continue reading

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