Lest We Forget - 11 November 2020

Lest We Forget – 11 November 2020

Remembrance Day (also known as Poppy Day or Armistice Day) is a memorial day observed in Commonwealth countries since the end of World War I to remember the members of their armed forces who have died in the line of duty. This day, or alternative […]

Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year for 2016

Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year for 2016

So, here we go again … another year older, fatter and not necessarily any wiser. We would like to wish all our family, relatives, friends, visitors and especially our Contributors a very Merry Christmas and a Happy and prosperous New Year. Please also raise a […]

Lest We Forget - 11 November 2015

Lest We Forget – 11 November 2015

Remembrance Day (also known as Poppy Day or Armistice Day) is a memorial day observed in Commonwealth countries since the end of World War I to remember the members of their armed forces who have died in the line of duty. This day, or alternative […]

Margaret Greer - October 2013

Margaret Greer – October 2013

Many thanks to Margaret Greer for sending more clarifications on: Jarvis Close (1853) Mary Ann Close (1856) and family Photographs of: Gravestone of Anthony Close (1846), Annie Hardacre Lord (1860) and Rosalie Bertha Close (1883) Photograph of Catherine Close (1841) Gravestone of Robert Moss Brunskill […]