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P is for… Photograph Storage #AtoZChallenge

As I have gone about my research, I have found some really lovely pictures that I want to keep, but the majority remain in a box and poorly looked after. I know that these photos will begin to degrade, some … Continue reading

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N is for… Names #AtoZChallenge

As my family tree expands, more and more names are added to it, so I am focusing on a few of them at the moment. These are: Mitchell Mitchell was my maiden name and although my Dad was born locally, … Continue reading

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J is for… Jupp #AtoZChallenge

As you might have seen from my posts about service records, one of the family surnames I have been researching is Jupp. Until five years ago, I had never actually heard of the name Jupp as it relates to my … Continue reading

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H is for… Hatched (Birth Certificates) #AtoZChallenge

I’ve written about the first of my essential trio of Family History documents, the Death certificate, and now it’s the turn of the Birth certificate. The example I’m going to use is for my 2x Great Uncle, Reginald Charles Stratton: … Continue reading

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F is for… Family Secrets #AtoZChallenge

One thing you have to be careful about, particularly when you have living elderly relatives, is stirring up the family skeletons. During the very short course of my research, I’ve managed to dredge up a few things that I wondered … Continue reading

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