Through dusty documentation, census records, birth marriage and death indexes we are incredibly lucky to be able to trace, the one whom gave us life, whom fought battles, faces heartbreak and struggled through life. This weeks ancestor one of the saddest, heartbreaking lives, of my ancestors. She’s pretty incredible as is her husband. How they … Continue reading Elizabeth Wren – 52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks – Week 34
The long-awaited birth and death certificates, arrived in my inbox yesterday and I can now share the information with you. Mary Ann Pointer, was born on the 29th January 1840 at Sherfield English, Hampshire, England. Her birth was registered on the 15th February 1840, by her Mother, Harriet Pointer nee Brown. Harriet signed with an … Continue reading Mary Ann, Charlotte & Tom Pointer – 52 Ancestor In 52 Weeks Update.
I read something, this morning and felt I had to share, mainly because I have an ever-growing passion for the dislike (not a strong enough word) for plastic. We as humans are destroying this beautiful world, not only with our constant use of plastic, that is filling our oceans, destroying our beaches, filling the land … Continue reading Be The Change
It’s been a while since I’ve wrote about this line of my paternal tree. This side always fascinates me as I have made so many new family connections. Throughout these connections I have made some wonderful friends, one in particular, I’m extremely grateful for the friendship that has formed. It’s uncanny how alike we are, … Continue reading Mary Ann Pointer – 52 Ancestors, 52 Weeks – Week 33
To rule self and subdue our passions is the more praiseworthy because so few know how to do it. I’m definitely one whom has no control when it comes to crochet and my passion for it. I try to set goals, I try really hard to not start anything new but it’s tough when there … Continue reading Feeling Groovy 2
Throughout my family research, so many of my ancestors have kept me on my toes, they’ve loved to play a good old game of hide and seek. The Kirby family especially like to play. I have big gaps in their history and a family rumour to clarify. My Nan Doreen Townsend nee Willats, was told … Continue reading Alfred Kirby – 52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks -Week 32
I’ve been a little googly-eyed over, Vanessa from Hooked on Sunshine, “Feeling Groovy Blanket” since I first saw her preview post on her Facebook group, Hooked on Sunshine Patterns and Cals. I’ve struggled at keeping my hooks down and I finally cracked. I knew it would be perfect for a blanket I was planning on … Continue reading Feeling Groovy